How preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is about gender, trauma and harm reduction

Dr. Nancy Poole discusses the importance of considering gender, trauma and harm reduction for reducing stigma and better understanding pregnant women’s experiences of substance misuse.

Alcohol Consumption Among Binge Drinkers on the Rise – Big increase in this group for both women and men, CDC says

by Amanda D’Ambrosio, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Among adults classified as binge drinkers, their bingeing appears to have intensified over time, federal survey data indicated. The

Comparison of Awareness about Alcohol Use during Pregnancy among Female College Students by Drinking Levels: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior

J Korean Acad Nurs. 2019 Dec;49(6):690-700. Korean. https://doi.org/10.4040/jkan.2019.49.6.690 Saem Yi Kang and Hae Won Kim PurposeThe purpose of this study was to examine the awareness of

Gender Informed or Gender Ignored? Opportunities for Gender Transformative Approaches in Brief Alcohol Interventions on College Campuses

Lindsay Wolfson, Julie Stinson, and Nancy Poole Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(2), 396; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020396 Abstract Brief alcohol interventions are an effective strategy for reducing harmful

CanFASD: Article Summary – How Personal Perspectives Shape Health Professionals’ Perceptions of FASD and Risk

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

Birth and early developmental screening outcomes associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

Kharbanda, E.O., Vazquez-Benitez, G., Kunin-Batson, A. et al. Birth and early developmental screening outcomes associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy. J Perinatol (2020) doi:10.1038/s41372-019-0576-6 Abstract Objective To compare birth

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