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Brazilian experts speak out about the poisoning cases and deaths from diethylene glycol present in Brazilian craft beers

Dr. Zila M. Sanchez, Camila L. Oliveira, Dr. Ronaldo Laranjeira and Dr. Raul Caetano had a Letter to the Editor published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, where they talk about cases of poisoning and deaths from diethylene glycol present in Brazilian craft beers. Read the letter in full: Dear editor: Since December 30, 2019, Brazil has had several cases of intoxication due to beer intake (State Department of Health, 2020a), the

Dealing with Feelings and Preventing Drug Use

*By Claudemir dos Santos and Rodrigo Flaire In another video of Prevent Always, Rodrigo Flaire – State Coordinator of Drug Policies of São Paulo – and Claudemir dos Santos – Technical Director of Prevention of COED-SP, talk about how to deal with our feelings and our emotions and how this is related to the theme of prevention of drug use. Knowing how to deal with emotions One of the main life skills, according to the

Segundo Organização Mundial da Saúde, cigarros prejudicam seriamente o meio ambiente

Não é novidade pra ninguém que fumar faz mal pra saúde, não só daqueles que fumam mas também de quem estiver ao redor. Além de causar doenças como o câncer e de viciar, o cigarro também tem um impacto negativo no meio ambiente. E esse impacto não é causado apenas pelas milhares de bitucas que são jogadas no chão. O processo de produção do cigarro não é sustentável, começando pelo desmatamento e terminando com o

World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

Día Mundial,

World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

May 31, 2018

On 31 May of each year, the who and its partners celebrated the world no tobacco day in order to highlight the risks associated with smoking, both for health and other areas, and advocate for effective policies to reduce their consumption.