Dr. Hester has joined Psychwire’s panel of experts. He answers questions about drinking, heavy drinking, alcohol problems and others related to alcohol. Here’s a link to the questions.
Warning Pregnant Women Not to Drink Can Backfire
The best evidence shows that punitive policies can dissuade women from getting prenatal care.
Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse
With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use.
Binge Drinking Is On the Rise Among Older Adults
Binge drinkers in the new study were less likely than more moderate alcohol users to have chronic diseases.
Death Rates Rising for Young, Middle-Aged U.S. Adults
The opioid epidemic and stalled progress against heart disease have dragged down life expectancy.
The New Sobriety
No longer do you have to feel left out or uncool for being sober. You maybe don’t even have to completely stop drinking alcoholic beverages?