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 […]
Amy Sheehan (6 Feb 2020) Health experts warn Aussie drinking culture is causing hidden epidemic in children. ABC Sunshine Coast.
Niigaan Sinclair (5 Feb 2020) Opinion: Indigenous people get jails instead of help they need.
University of Rochester, Newscenter (3 Feb 2020) Self-care linked to greater confidence in parents of children with FASD.
Prague Morning. (3 Feb 2020) One in Seven Czechs Adults is Alcoholic Study Says. The average Czech drinks 14.4 liters of pure alcohol a year, which is twice as much as the global average with Czech men consuming four times more alcohol than women, according to a poll conducted by leading research agency MEDIAN for […]
Ian Mulgrew (29 Jan 2020) Canada’s growing Indigenous prison population ‘a national travesty’. “…73 per cent of the men and 80 per cent of the women have the criteria for qualifying for a current mental disorder, 29 require follow-up with mental health services, 25 per cent have some kind of cognitive deficit, 10 to 23 […]
Fitzpatrick J (9 January 2020) Tide turns on wave of alcohol-based abuse when access is restricted. Commentary in The Australian.
Maani N Dr & Pettigrew M Prof. (14 January 2020) Alcohol industry and health information. Opinion piece in The Irish Times
Gyllencreutz E, et al. (January 2020) Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood. The most common refractive error was astigmatism. In children with FASD, ophthalmological findings like refractive errors, strabismus, and fundus abnormalities are frequent and continue into early adulthood. The characteristic facial features of FAS diminish […]
Kyle K (3 December 2019) Adults in the N.W.T. can soon get diagnosed at a new FASD clinic. “We’ve missed a huge population of people,” said Shawna Pound, the territory’s adult FASD program co-ordinator. CBC News, Canada.