April is Alcohol Awareness Month and April 5 is National Alcohol Screening Day. To highlight these events, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has produced a Web spotlight on Women and Alcohol .
"Eternal High" is a 30-minute DVD produced by a young man who discusses his struggles with depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, self-injury, self-medication and his treatment. Distributed by Aquarius Health Care Media (888-4402963), this film has won 25 film festival awards and was featured on the Voice America Health Channel. A preview and discussion guide are available at the link above.
New avenues of research that explore disrupted and destructive decision making by addicts was recently published by the . As noted in the introduction to the article, these important investigations "begin to shed light on the underlying neurobiological mechanisms by which drugs disrupt the "thinking" regions of the frontal brain and lead to the destructive decisions that characterize addiction." The article ends with the hopeful conclusion, "By revealing different degrees of impairment, this research may hold cludes to treatment success and aid the selection of appropriate therapeutic appr
Sex, Etc., a website written by and for teens, has been recognized by the Webby Awards as an official honoree in two categories: Activism and Charitable Organization/Nonprofit. Sponsored by Rutgers University, Sex, Etc. was given this distinction for work that exhibits remarkable achievement.
1450. Gutenberg Press invented. Books printed after this period were expensive and rare. Because of the exclusivity of education to the upper classes, the majority of the population during the 15th and 16th centuries could neither read nor write.
This is the English version of a recently released podcast by CDC on alcohol use and pregnancy.
This is the Spanish Version of the recently released podcast by CDC on alcohol use and pregnancy.
This is the Spanish version of the beintheknownj video. The English version is on the side of this site for viewing. Enjoy!
Just click on the play button to start.
According to Wikipedia teratology (from the Greek words meaning monster or marvel and speech) was first referenced in the 17th century in reference to prodigies and marvels, or of anything so extraordinary as to seem abnormal. In the 19th century, teratology acquired a meaning relating to biological deformities, mostly in the field of botany. Today, teratology refers to the medical study of teratogenesis or congenital malformations. Another term for this is dysmorphology, meaning "the study of abnormal form.