Frank Babich, PA, with St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center, appeared on WNYT's Health Beat with Benita Zahn to discuss alcohol use and abuse. [...]
April is Alcohol Awareness Month to increase awareness and understanding to those who struggle with alcoholism. It's a good time to examine your own use and ask the question: How much is too much? [...]
April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month and an ideal time for every adult to check with their medical and dental provider about risk factors and warning signs. [...]
The holiday season can be a difficult one for individuals recovering from an addiction or struggling with an active addiction. You don’t have to fight the battle alone; St. Peter's Health Partners can help. [...]
April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness month and an ideal time for every adult to check with their medical and dental provider about risk factors and warning signs. It is estimated that more than 45,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with head and neck cancer every year. [...]
June in the Capital Region means high school graduation time, with weekends full of ceremony, laughter and even a few tears. For students and parents alike it is an emotional, memorable time. However, after-parties marred by alcohol and drug use can make the occasion memorable for the wrong reasons. [...]
At Journey Through The Body, Bill Bean of St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center spoke with Benita Zahn about the brain exhibit, which aims to help kids better understand the human brain and how it can be dangerously impaired by drugs and alcohol. [...]
After-parties are often part of the graduation ritual, but exercise caution -- they have the potential to be marred by alcohol and drug use, violence and other negative outcomes.