Background: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a condition that has historically been poorly understood, resulting in inconsistencies in public health practitioners’ management, prevention, and
The study found that rates of death involving alcohol increased 85 percent among women from 1999 to 2017.Credit…Benoit Tessier/Reuters By Matt Richtel The number of women
Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, has just released a report summarizing the state of public healthcare in Canada. The 2019 report lists
The title of her book, Drinking: A Love Story, by Caroline Knapp, succinctly captured the essence of the late author’s gradual descent into alcoholism. The end
An insight into the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction’s 2019 Issues of Substance Conference held November 25 to November 27 in Ottawa, Ontario.
Addiction, which affects roughly 21 per cent of Canadians at some point in their lives, can damage the brain, body and more. Unfortunately, the illness is often