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Blog Entries - tag: 'Alcoholism'

America’s Largest Preventable Public Health Problems: Addiction and Risky Substance Use

Contributed by L.S. Webb, Community Engagement Manager with Walden SierraThe newly published report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia, at www.casacolumbia.org) has declared what folks who have lost read more …

Loneliness, Getting Older and Potential Risks to Health

The Archives of Internal Medicine published two studies in mid June that point to loneliness as a potential risk to health.  One of the studies looked at people aged 45 and up who had a high risk of heart disease or who had already been diagnosed with heart read more …

Lex Leader features Walden's Welcome to Your Health Home project

Thanks to a grant from Maryland's Community Health Resources Commission, Walden is able to work with primary care partners Medstar St. Mary's Hospital and Greater Baden Medical Systems to co-locate behavioral health interventionist staff within the Get read more …

New Research on Hereditary Aspects of Alcoholism Sheds More Light on Risk Factors

By L.S. Webb, Community Engagement Manager for Walden SierraA new study authored by John P. Rice of Washington University, to be published in September 2012’s issue of Alcoholism:  Clinical and Experimental Research, is the first to document a link between read more …