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19-year-old from North Carolina Bikes Cross Country, Raising Awareness for FASD

 

 

“One teen is going the distance, biking across the country, all to raise awareness for a disorder that hits close to home.  Emmaus Holder is riding across America to raise awareness for FASD… Along his trek, he's doing research, and talking to families who have also experienced FASD.”

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Women Now Drink As Much As Men — Not So Much For Pleasure, But To Cope (2)

 “Women in their teens and early 20s reported drinking and getting drunk at higher rates than their male peers — in some cases for the first time since researchers began measuring such behavior… Research shows women suffer health consequences of alcohol more quickly than men.”

 

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"America Has a Drinking Problem"

 

This article in The Atlantic begins, “Few things are more American than drinking heavily. But worrying about how heavily other Americans are drinking is one of them.”

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Listen to NPR's Coverage of the Story, HERE.

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Young Man from North Carolina Bikes Across America to Raise FASD Awareness!

 “Emmaus Holder, a 19-year-old student, is biking across America to raise awareness for FASD. Holder rides about 100 miles a day and talks with families along the way. The mission is personal for Holder, as he grew up with two adoptive brothers with the disorder.  Holder says he is passionate about getting rid of the stigma.”

 

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New Book on Educating Teens with FASD

 

“Natalie Vecchione, co-founder of FASD Hope, and Cindy LaJoy have teamed up to co-author of the new book “Blazing New Homeschool Trails: Educating And Launching Teens with Developmental Disabilities."  Natalie and Cindy are homeschool moms of now young adults with FASD.”

 

Learn More, HERE!

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Partners Play Pivotal Role in Pregnant Women’s Alcohol Use, Which Affects Their Babies’ Development

“A new study by a team of researchers in the Collaborative Initiative on FASD (CIFASD) finds that partners of mothers-to-be can directly influence a pregnant woman’s likelihood of drinking alcohol.  The study highlights the importance of engaging partners in intervention and prevention efforts to help pregnant women avoid drinking alcohol.”

 Learn more, HERE!

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