Alcohol Use Disorders Have Long-Term Effects on Brain Structure and Cognitive Function

Posted by - August 14, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteAlcohol use disorders (AUDs) are known to adversely impact brain structure and function. Although recovery of brain morphology and function has been reported following abstinence from long-term alcohol use, some structural (e.g., brain area volumes and connections) and functional (e.g., cognitive) abnormalities due to long-term effects of AUDs

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Liquor Stores are Linked to a Higher Number of Neighborhood Pedestrian Injuries

Posted by - August 13, 2018

This post was originally published on this sitePedestrian injuries and fatalities in the U.S. have steadily increased during recent years. In 2015, 5,376 pedestrians were killed and 70,000 injured. Prior research showed an association between the number of neighborhood alcohol stores and risk of pedestrian injury. However, it is unclear whether this was because alcohol

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