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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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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.

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.

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.

Helping Others Enhances Your Own Recovery

There is scientific evidence that backs up the notion that helping others actually helps alcoholics and addicts become and stay clean and sober.

Alcohol Disrupts Women's Sleep More

Drinking alcohol can cause sleep disruptions that result in fewer overall hours of sleep and research shows this is particularly true for women.

How Abused Mothers Decide to Leave

For women with children, leaving an abusive relationship is a decision that sometimes can take years through a process involving five separate stages.

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