Alcohol's role in traffic deaths vastly underreported: Study

It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of death.

NASN Annual Conference

NASN2015 is THE ONE event school nurses can attend that feels like coming home.  Everyone around you will understand your stories, your challenges, and your accomplishments as the primary health professional caring for a school community.  You'll be surrounded by peers who "speak your language."

The educational sessions apply to your school nurse role and provide validation about your contributions. The take away is confidence in knowing YOU make a difference, and new connections and information that builds on your experience. 

ASAM Annual Conference

The ASAM Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere event providing the latest innovations and scientific developments in Addiction Medicine. The annual conference has been re-named (formerly the ASAM Medical-Scientific Conference, nicknamed Med-Sci) to reflect some exciting new changes in format and structure to provide learning in a more interactive, casual and fun environment. 

NJPN Addiction Conference

New Jersey Prevention Network’s Annual Addiction Conference educates prevention & treatment professionals about critical issues surrounding substance abuse, while providing a unique forum for networking, collaboration and workforce development. This year’s Addiction Conference will take place on Friday, March 6, 2015, at the Atlantic City Convention Center.