Category: News

Late pregnancy alcohol exposure in West Virginia.

Schwartz B (2 March 2020) Late pregnancy alcohol exposure in West Virginia.  (Based on their findings, the authors believe that prevalence of PAE in WV is much higher than previous studies had shown for the state. Many of the prior studies relied on self-reporting, which led to significant underestimating. The authors believe that the findings […]

Macleay Valley Community Drug Action Team NSW commended for their work on FASD.

(27 Feb 2020) Macleay Valley Community Drug Action Team NSW commended for their work. The award recognises the Community Drug Action Team’s hard work in developing the Healthy Parents, Healthy Children and Healthy Communities Project, which has seen the roll-out of educational workshops and resources aimed at improving awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The Argus

New alcohol decree requires beer establishments to display health warnings.

Phong Dong (27 Feb 2020) New alcohol decree requires beer establishments to display health warnings.  Bars and restaurants selling beer and other beverages with alcohol content of 15 percent or below have to display health warnings under new legal provisions. Under the decree guiding the new Law on Preventing Alcohol’s Harmful Effects that came into effect […]

Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Roberts, Sarah C. M. DrPH; Mericle, Amy A. PhD; Subbaraman, Meenakshi S. PhD, MS; Thomas, Sue PhD; Kerr, William PhD; Berglas, Nancy F. DrPH ‘Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice’. March/April 2020 – Volume 26 – Issue – p […]