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Worried Eyes

Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them.

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Information for Families of Alcoholics

Dealing with a love one's addiction can leave you lonely and frustrated. Here are resources and information for friends and families of alcoholics.

Do You Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem?

If you or someone you know has an alcohol or drug problem, these quizzes can help you determine if it is time to reach out for help and support.

Health Effects of Illegal Drugs

There are negative health effects associated with every illegal drug out there and some of them can even be fatal.

Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery

Many professional alcohol and drug treatment and rehabilitation programs include exercise as part of an overall program to help patients maintain abstinence and develop a more healthy lifestyle.

Binge Drinking Increases Risky Sexual Behavior Particularly for Women

Binge drinking is linked to risky sexual behavior for everyone, but that behavior is particularly dangerous for women, according to a study by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Treatment for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

There is no cure or treatment for the disabilities of fetal alcohol syndrome but there are certain protective factors that can be implemented to lessen or prevent the development of secondary conditions associated with FAS.

Secondary Conditions Associated With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Children who are born with fetal alcohol syndrome are likely to develop a range of secondary conditions that they were not born with, but acquire.

Symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) include fetal alcohol syndrome and other conditions in which children have some of the symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome.

Older Drinkers More Impaired by Moderate Alcohol Consumption

If you are over age 50 and you have a couple of drinks when you go out to eat, you may want to take some extra time before driving home.

Smoking Prompts Binge Drinkers to Drink More

Research has found that smoking reduces the effects of alcohol, so smokers have to consumer larger amounts than non-smokers to get the desired effect.

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