"Alcohol and drug use is a medical issue as opposed to a character or moral issue and there is a national movement to develop and adopt a 'best practice' approach to addressing it within the scope of routine patient care," said Dr. Katherine McQueen, InSight medical director and assistant professor of medicine at [the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston].That's a bit of truth you hear frequently from the medical community, but almost never in the political arena.
Tuesday, October 03, 2006
Baylor medical researchers: Substance abuse a medical, not character or moral issue
Here's a heartening quote I agree with from the Sherman Herald-Democrat ("Alcohol and drug use is a medical issue," Sept. 28):
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