Global News: The science of addiction: How our bodies get hooked on drugs, alcohol

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

Babies Suffer Under Punitive Policies for Maternal Drug Use (USA)

by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Policies that punish pregnant women for disclosing substance use disorder (SUD) can have negative consequences for infants, according to a

Identification of substance use disorders among pregnant women: A comparison of screeners

GraceChang, Steven J.Ondersma, TiffanyBlake-Lamb, KateGilstad-Hayden, E.John Orav, Kimberly A.Yonkers https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107651 Highlights • Prenatal exposure to alcohol and other substances is common. • Such exposures can be consequential to the developing

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