Redefining alcohol use disorder — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new framework that they believe will help identify people previously overlooked for alcohol use disorder (AUD). This framework focuses on 13 risk factors, such as impulsive behavior, reward, and punishment sensitivity, that could lead to someone developing an AUD. “We know from decades of research that … Read more

Dr Rodríguez, the youngest expert in Sleep Medicine in Spain and the only ENT specialist to obtain the distinction in Andalusia

Dr. Laura Rodriguez. The specialist doctor is part of the team of experts of the ENT Unit of Quirónsalud Marbella and Campo de Gibraltar In addition to this achievement, Dr Laura Rodríguez Alcalá is the author of research studies that have been published in international highly-influential scientific journals Not only did the doctor meet all … Read more

Macklemore Shares Addiction Story To Help Others

Macklemore Opens Up About Drug And Alcohol Use Macklemore, whose birth name is Ben Haggerty, has recently been candid about his struggles with substance use and relapse. The rapper has partnered with CLEAN Cause, a sparkling beverage company, in the hopes that being truthful about sobriety can help others who are struggling with a substance … Read more

WILK | Winter Breaking Bad

Every interlude between semesters starts and ends the same: with the stress of doing it right. Coming face to face in class and on campus means tiny talk about big plans. That’s something I understood after just my first season of breaks, and in anticipation, I’ve been sharpening my reflexes to kick away questions of … Read more

Agawam Girl Scout earns Gold Award for helping community stay active during pandemic

AGAWAM — Erin E. Ewing wanted to provide a safe and easily accessible way for members of her community to stay physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, so for her capstone Girl Scout project, she designed Fitness On-the-Go. She created three sets of portable exercise circuits that give community members of all ages … Read more

Asthma and sleep apnea: similarities, differences, interactions

Asthma and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are long-term respiratory disorders that affect breathing. Asthma causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways. OSA leads to upper airway obstruction. Both asthma and OSA affect breathing. However, each has different causes, symptoms, and treatments. There is a link between the two conditions. Having OSA may increase asthma symptoms, … Read more

City of St. Louis Urges Caution, Education, and Treatment Around Opioid Addiction and Overdoses

Today, the City of St. Louis is urging residents to educate themselves about the signs of opioid overdose, and reach out for support for addiction if necessary as the city experiences a devastating spike in overdoses since the weekend. As local and federal law enforcement continue their investigations, St. Louisans can take steps to protect … Read more