Something All Parents Will Love

What do Duke, Dartmouth, Ohio State, and nearly 100 other college’s have in common? They all want to make the legal drinking age 18. For nearly a year the Amethyst Initiative has been looking for backing from university presidents. The initiative is actually aimed at alleviating some of the drinking problems associated with campus life.…

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

“Of all the substances of abuse, including heroin, cocaine, and marijuana, alcohol produces by far the most serious neuro-behavioral effects in the fetus.” -Institute of Medicine 1996 Report to Congress Fetal alcohol exposure is the leading cause of mental retardation in the Western World. The prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in the U.S. is…

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