TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new study of U.S. military veterans reveals they are more comfortable getting help for physical ills than for mental health issues. “The majority of participants indicated they would be willing to seek treatment for both physical and mental health problems. However, theyContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Having friends in childhood may help keep you clean and sober as a young adult, new research suggests. Researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) interviewed more than 300 college students who participated in assessments that focused on childhood loneliness, stress levels and drinkingContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Using ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft can reduce the number of impaired drivers on the roads, potentially leading to fewer alcohol-related crashes, a new research review confirms. Review author Christopher Morrison, who studies drinking and the problems it spawns, including assaults,Continue Reading

MONDAY, June 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Americans may have a collective drinking problem, made worse by the obesity epidemic, new research suggests. The new study found that deaths from alcoholic cirrhosis have more than tripled in 20 years. In 1999, alcoholic cirrhosis — an advanced form of alcohol-related liverContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Folks who struggle with depression and substance use disorders often tend to be smokers, but a new study finds that smoking rates among these vulnerable Americans have fallen significantly. “This study shows us that at a population-level, reductions in tobacco use are achievableContinue Reading