Canada’s hidden issue with fetal alcohol syndrome

A recent article published in the National Post examines the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Canada, concluding that the existing underlying drinking problem among

USA: Pregnant women with substance use disorders need treatment, not prison

By MARTY JESSUP More than 210,000 women spent Mother’s Day 2019 in America’s prisons and jails. Two-thirds of them are mothers of young children; an unknown number are

Further Studies Needed on Prenatal Maternal and Paternal Cannabis Use

Addressing comorbid psychiatric problems will be important to decrease cannabis use during pregnancy. Ericksen et al1 have underscored the need for further research on the frequency

CBC: Offer free birth control for youth, Canadian Paediatric Society says

The Canadian Paediatric Society is recommending that birth control pills, condoms and all other contraceptives be made available at no cost for youth in Canada

Calgary Herald: Opinion: Pushing progress for treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

A new report found up to four per cent of Canadians could have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. IAN KUCERAK/EDMONTON SUN Recently, the Calgary Herald published

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