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FASD Misdiagnosed and Under-reported

FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME SOMETIMES MISDIAGNOSED AND UNDER-REPORTED DUE TO STIGMAS AROUND DRINKING MAY 1, 2018 Researchers find FASD impacts immune system through adulthood. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD)—caused by fetal exposure to alcohol and resulting in changes in cognitive, behavioural and adaptive function—is much more prevalent than previously thought. A major new study out of […]

Canada is Ignoring Their Alcohol Problem says CBC

We’re ignoring Canada’s alcohol problem, chief public health officer warns Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Recent numbers show alcohol abuse among women is on the rise Catharine Tunney · CBC News · Posted: Nov 03, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: November 3 Between 2011 to 2017 the alcohol-attributed death rate for women increased by 26 per cent, compared […]