News tagged with alcohol abuse

Zero tolerance alcohol policy good choice for parents

Restaurants in Germany legally sell alcohol to teenagers after their sixteenth birthdays and French children drink wine with dinner at an early age, but U.S. parents who follow this relaxed European example, believing it ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Health
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Developing Brains: Alcohol Worse than Marijuana

( -- It appears that when it comes to teen brain development, parents should be more worried about alcohol abuse than marijuana abuse. Two recent studies have been published showing that alcohol -- a legal substance ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Health weblog
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Brain activity predicts people's choices

The activity in one brain structure can predict people's preferences, according to new research in the March 25 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows that even when people rate options similarly, they will ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

Doctors who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs can be treated successfully and returned to medical practice with the help of special programs that couple referral to treatment and monitoring with rapid responses to ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Other
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