The New York Times: Alcohol Deaths Have Risen Sharply, Particularly Among Women

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

Maternal adverse childhood experiences are associated with binge drinking during pregnancy in a dose-dependent pattern: Findings from the All Our Families cohort

Cheryl L.Currie, James L.Sanders, Lisa-MarieSwanepoel, Colleen M.Davies https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104348 Abstract Background Binge drinking (BD) is a serious risk factor for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and

CBC: Family doctors should begin screening patients for alcohol addiction at age 12, B.C. guideline says

Camille Bains · The Canadian Press  Russell Purdy, 33, suffered from addictions for years before going into treatment. The Surrey, B.C., man, who started drinking as a

What Is Your “Relationship” with Alcohol? Casual friendship, relationship, or commitment?

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

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

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