Charles Parry

Cancer and heart disease: Can alcohol help you or hurt you?

Drinking four glasses of wine a day can increase your chances of getting breast cancer by about 50%.

Codeine abuse is a habit, but how should South Africa deal with it?

All codeine products might soon require a prescription, taking them out of the reach of people needing only a mild pain killer.

It’s high time we make cannabis available for medical research

Through the ages, many cultures have used cannabis as a medicine, but in the past 60 years prohibition has hampered research.

It’s high time we make cannabis available for medical research

Medical regulatory bodies must be guided by solid evidence rather than pressure from recreational users pushing for the legalisation of the drug.

Alcohol levy is good for SA’s health

<b>Charles Parry</b> argues the case for a levy on alcohol manufacturing in South Africa.

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