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Alcohol Abuse Is on the Rise. Here’s Why Doctors Fail to Treat It.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Alcohol Abuse Is on the Rise, but Doctors Too Often Fail to Treat It People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition. Andy Mathisen sits in Thompson Park in Lincroft,… Read More »

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Mental Health Issues Facing Students On Campuses; Denying Immigrants Medication, Food Is Nothing But Child Abuse

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: There Is A Mental-Health Crisis On Campus Technology has in many ways have made life easy—certainly much easier than before. So why did one recent study find that the rate of moderate to severe depression among U.S. college students rose from… Read More »

Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »