Health Department reminds Vermonters that the healthiest way for adults over the legal drinking age of 21 to enjoy the holiday season is to drink responsibly, or not to drink at all.
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It is the season to be jolly, to attend parties and functions where adult beverages are freely offered; but drink and drive and you might end up at the Ocean County Health Department's Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center
Two studies help explain why teens exposed to fetal alcohol are at high risk for heavy drinking and perpetuating a family cycle of alcohol addiction.
Better Tomorrow has seen a 50 percent increase in requests for drug and alcohol interventions across the country since October, a spike clinic therapists attribute to the holiday blues.
Recovering alcoholics whose chosen strategy is to abstain from drinking are least likely to relapse.
It's time for parents to have 'The Talk' with adolescents about why they shouldn't drink alcohol.
A variant of a gene involved in communication among brain cells has a direct influence on alcohol consumption in mice.
Cultural stereotypes about Hispanics could impede Latino youth from seeking help for drug and alcohol abuse. In turn, substance-abuse treatment providers must better understand how their own attitudes toward culture can affect the provision of sufficient behavioral health services, according to a new study. To do this, providers must first assess their own notions of culture and address any hidden biases.
Illinois Department of Human Services will expand options for over 6000 people seeking drug and alcohol treatment.
One of the largest individual studies of the effects of alcohol on the risk of breast cancer shows that it makes no difference whether a woman drinks wine, beer or spirits (liquor). It is the alcohol itself (ethyl alcohol) and the quantity consumed that increases breast cancer risk. In fact, the increased breast cancer risk from drinking three or more alcoholic drinks a day is similar to the increased breast cancer risk from smoking a packet of cigarettes or more a day, according to Kaiser Permanente researchers Yan Li, MD, PhD and Arthur Klatsky, MD.
New Mexico is one of seven states Dr. Moritsugu is visiting to encourage parents to do more to stop America's 11 million current underage drinkers from using alcohol.
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder occurs in children whose mothers consumed alcohol during pregnancy.
An estimated 800,000 Georgians are directly affected by substance use disorders, which is why the Georgia Department of Human Resources has almost doubled the number of treatment programs over the last 12 months.
Pennsylvania Department of Healthofficials today recognized Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)Awareness Week at the state Capitol and discussed efforts to preventthe disorder that can occur in children whose mothers consume alcoholduring pregnancy.
African Americans experiencing racial discrimination were more likely to report current tobacco use or recent alcohol consumption and lifetime use of marijuana and cocaine.
Telephone counseling might be an effective primary care intervention for men who are not seeking treatment for their alcohol dependence or abuse.
Most of the nation's approximately 16.4 million current illicit drug users and approximately 15 million heavy alcohol users hold full-time jobs.
Martin Plant is backing a call from a group of senior politicians for higher alcohol taxation.