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  • Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
    (21-Apr-2017)
    As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

  • Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Drinking down 11 percent in states where liquor retailers must post signs, study finds

  • When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

  • Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

  • When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

  • White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests the drink, as well as liquor, are both tied to a higher risk for rosacea

  • For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Survey found smoking-plus-drinking was favored, and findings could point to better ways to quit both

  • For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Survey found smoking-plus-drinking was favored, and findings could point to better ways to quit both

  • For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Survey found smoking-plus-drinking was favored, and findings could point to better ways to quit both

  • Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands
    (13-Apr-2017)
    'Thirdhand' exposure from residue in their homes could prove health threat, study says

  • Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands
    (13-Apr-2017)
    'Thirdhand' exposure from residue in their homes could prove health threat, study says

  • Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Some patients face much higher risk of becoming dependent on powerful painkillers

  • Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Legal, nitrate-based inhalant appears to harm retinal cells, causing some vision loss, study finds

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • Rehab Services Lacking in States Hit Hard by Opioids
    (07-Apr-2017)
    More addiction recovery programs needed in the Southeast, researchers say

  • Family History May Magnify Your Hangover
    (06-Apr-2017)
    People whose relatives have drinking problem recall day-after symptoms more clearly, study finds

  • Family History May Magnify Your Hangover
    (06-Apr-2017)
    People whose relatives have drinking problem recall day-after symptoms more clearly, study finds

  • Family History May Magnify Your Hangover
    (06-Apr-2017)
    People whose relatives have drinking problem recall day-after symptoms more clearly, study finds

  • 'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Stimulant-taking party-goers don't always know what they're using, study finds

  • 'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Stimulant-taking party-goers don't always know what they're using, study finds

  • Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Study found chances of repeat surgery for infection was 80 percent higher than for nonsmokers

  • Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

  • Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

  • Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

  • Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

  • Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

  • U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise
    (31-Mar-2017)
    New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

  • Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

  • Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Behavioral health doctor says new interventions are needed to get these people to kick the habit

  • Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Behavioral health doctor says new interventions are needed to get these people to kick the habit

  • Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Behavioral health doctor says new interventions are needed to get these people to kick the habit

  • Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Use of the narcotic grew 5-fold in a decade, helped by scourge of prescription painkiller abuse

  • More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

  • More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Use of the narcotic grew 5-fold in a decade, helped by scourge of prescription painkiller abuse

  • Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Use of the narcotic grew 5-fold in a decade, helped by scourge of prescription painkiller abuse

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse
    (27-Mar-2017)
    People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

  • Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse
    (27-Mar-2017)
    People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

  • Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse
    (27-Mar-2017)
    People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

  • Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse
    (27-Mar-2017)
    People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

  • Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse
    (27-Mar-2017)
    People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

  • Health Tip: Help Teens Say No to Drinking and Driving
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Here's how

  • Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

  • Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

  • Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

  • Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
    (23-Mar-2017)
    But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

  • Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

  • Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

  • Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

  • Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries?
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids
    (20-Mar-2017)
    But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

  • Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

  • Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

  • Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers
    (17-Mar-2017)
    They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

  • Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • 7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

  • 7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

  • Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Researchers 'pleasantly surprised' by fact that most quickly made the healthy choice

  • Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

  • Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Passive exposure tied to more egg and peanut sensitivity in study

  • Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

  • Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

  • Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

  • As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

  • Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

  • More Booze Won't Beat Back That Hangover
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Drinking coffee doesn't ease the agony either, substance abuse expert adds

  • More Booze Won't Beat Back That Hangover
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Drinking coffee doesn't ease the agony either, substance abuse expert adds

  • Drug OD Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 1999: CDC
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Whites, middle-aged adults hardest hit, new report finds

  • Drug OD Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 1999: CDC
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Whites, middle-aged adults hardest hit, new report finds

  • Drug OD Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 1999: CDC
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Whites, middle-aged adults hardest hit, new report finds

  • Live Healthy, Live Longer
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

  • Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze
    (23-Feb-2017)
    In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

  • Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze
    (23-Feb-2017)
    In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

  • Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

  • Many Opioid Addicts in Treatment Take Narcotics on the Side
    (23-Feb-2017)
    4 of 10 given buprenorphine to ease withdrawal abuse other opioids, study finds

  • Many Opioid Addicts in Treatment Take Narcotics on the Side
    (23-Feb-2017)
    4 of 10 given buprenorphine to ease withdrawal abuse other opioids, study finds

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

  • Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

  • Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

  • Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Anti-Addiction Meds Given in ER Can Help Battle Abuse
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Giving drugs to reduce cravings appears to be effective option, study finds

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road
    (13-Feb-2017)
    9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road
    (13-Feb-2017)
    9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

  • Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

  • Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in Philadelphia

  • Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in Philadelphia

  • Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in Philadelphia

  • Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Drinking while taking the painkillers can hamper breathing, especially among seniors, study finds

  • E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use
    (08-Feb-2017)
    'Vapers' seem much more likely to give real smokes a try, study finds

  • E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Vaping reduces exposure to certain chemicals, but some still question overall safety

  • E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Vaping reduces exposure to certain chemicals, but some still question overall safety

  • Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

  • Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds

  • Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds

  • Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
    (27-Jan-2017)
    About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
    (27-Jan-2017)
    About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
    (27-Jan-2017)
    About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
    (27-Jan-2017)
    About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
    (27-Jan-2017)
    About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

  • Amnesia Affecting Some Opioid Abusers
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Drug abuse may cause an unusual short-term memory syndrome, study suggests

  • Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone

  • Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone

  • Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone

  • Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone

  • Health Tip: Stop Smoking!
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Fill your time with healthier habits

  • Health Tip: Stop Smoking!
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Fill your time with healthier habits

  • E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine

  • E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine

  • E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine

  • Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets
    (22-Jan-2017)
    Dogs, cats and more suffer from secondhand smoke, FDA warns

  • Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets
    (22-Jan-2017)
    Dogs, cats and more suffer from secondhand smoke, FDA warns

  • Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

  • Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Global Problem: Report
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Countries with highest alcohol use during pregnancy include Belarus, Britain, Denmark, Ireland and Russia

  • James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Smoking scenes still appear in nearly every '007' film, study finds

  • Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

  • Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

  • Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

  • Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

  • James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Smoking scenes still appear in nearly every '007' film, study finds

  • James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Smoking scenes still appear in nearly every '007' film, study finds

  • Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit
    (16-Jan-2017)
    But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

  • Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
    (16-Jan-2017)
    By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

  • Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
    (16-Jan-2017)
    By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

  • Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
    (16-Jan-2017)
    By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

  • Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
    (16-Jan-2017)
    By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

  • Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit
    (16-Jan-2017)
    But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

  • Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit
    (16-Jan-2017)
    But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

  • Watching Others 'Vape' May Trigger Urge to Smoke
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Newer e-cigarettes boost same impulses as real cigarettes, researcher says

  • Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC
    (12-Jan-2017)
    More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

  • U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

  • Tobacco Use Costs World 6 Million Lives, $1 Trillion Annually: Report
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Higher prices, taxes would deter smoking and generate income, WHO and others say

  • Tobacco Use Costs World 6 Million Lives, $1 Trillion Annually: Report
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Higher prices, taxes would deter smoking and generate income, WHO and others say

  • Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Researchers reviewed ER visits in 20 metro areas of U.S.

  • More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Health
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Ways to remain healthy

  • More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

  • Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (05-Jan-2017)
    But only half of U.S. states require them for all offenders, researchers note

  • Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systems

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

  • DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

  • DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

  • DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

  • Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds
    (28-Dec-2016)
    It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

  • Kids Landing in ERs After Drinking Parents' E-Cig Nicotine Liquid
    (27-Dec-2016)
    In one case, a 6-year-old wound up in intensive care

  • Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?
    (25-Dec-2016)
    But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

  • Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?
    (25-Dec-2016)
    But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

  • Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?
    (25-Dec-2016)
    But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Raised risk of reduced organ function seen in 3-year-olds whose moms smoked while pregnant

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Raised risk of reduced organ function seen in 3-year-olds whose moms smoked while pregnant

  • Where Medical Pot Is Legal, Fatal Car Crashes Often Decline
    (21-Dec-2016)
    It's possible that these state laws might cause younger drivers to drink less, researchers said

  • Innovative Programs Help Addicts Get Off Opioids
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Long waitlists for drug rehab led to two promising efforts in New England

  • Innovative Programs Help Addicts Get Off Opioids
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Long waitlists for drug rehab led to two promising efforts in New England

  • Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S.
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Prescription painkillers and heroin lead the increase, latest government data shows

  • Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S.
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Prescription painkillers and heroin lead the increase, latest government data shows

  • Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs
    (19-Dec-2016)
    American Academy of Pediatricians' report says the earlier kids 'vape,' the more likely they're hooked

  • Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

  • Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs
    (19-Dec-2016)
    American Academy of Pediatricians' report says the earlier kids 'vape,' the more likely they're hooked

  • Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Only half found labels about cancer risks believable, study finds

  • NYC 'Zombie' Outbreak Highlights Dangers of Synthetic Drug
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Up to 85 times more potent than real marijuana, study says

  • NYC 'Zombie' Outbreak Highlights Dangers of Synthetic Drug
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Up to 85 times more potent than real marijuana, study says

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Where You Live May Determine How You Die
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Higher cigarette taxes seem to have the most impact, study estimates

  • Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

  • Rural Hospitals See Surge in Opioid-Dependent Babies
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Cases have skyrocketed because of widespread maternal drug abuse, study says

  • Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

  • Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Higher cigarette taxes seem to have the most impact, study estimates

  • Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Higher cigarette taxes seem to have the most impact, study estimates

  • Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties
    (11-Dec-2016)
    Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

  • Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties
    (11-Dec-2016)
    Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

  • Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties
    (11-Dec-2016)
    Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

  • Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Parents should reduce harmful secondhand smoke exposure, researcher says

  • U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens
    (08-Dec-2016)
    900 percent increase in use among youth in past 5 years; concerns about nicotine, harmful vapors continue

  • Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

  • Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

  • Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

  • U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens
    (08-Dec-2016)
    900 percent increase in use among youth in past 5 years; concerns about nicotine, harmful vapors continue

  • U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens
    (08-Dec-2016)
    900 percent increase in use among youth in past 5 years; concerns about nicotine, harmful vapors continue

  • What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

  • What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

  • What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

  • Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say
    (06-Dec-2016)
    But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

  • Baby Boomers Going to Pot
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

  • Baby Boomers Going to Pot
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

  • Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say
    (06-Dec-2016)
    But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

  • Regular Drinkers, Irregular Heartbeat?
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Even moderate amounts of alcohol may contribute to atrial fibrillation, study suggests

  • Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

  • Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

  • Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes

  • Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

  • Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

  • 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

  • Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

  • Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
    (30-Nov-2016)
    At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

  • It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
    (30-Nov-2016)
    At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

  • It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

  • U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies

  • Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
    (30-Nov-2016)
    At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

  • It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

  • U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies

  • Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart?
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • 1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey
    (23-Nov-2016)
    They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

  • 1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey
    (23-Nov-2016)
    They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

  • Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

  • Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

  • Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

  • Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

  • Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

  • Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

  • Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

  • U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Report calls for proven medical treatments and compassion to combat the national crisis

  • U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Report calls for proven medical treatments and compassion to combat the national crisis

  • Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

  • Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

  • Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Some may need convincing of value of giving up the habit, one geriatrician said

  • Heavy Smoking May Boost Blacks' Diabetes Risk
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found bigger threat for those with more than pack-a-day habit

  • Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Some may need convincing of value of giving up the habit, one geriatrician said

  • DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests

  • Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

  • Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Study singled out infants who showed physical, mental signs of exposure

  • Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Study singled out infants who showed physical, mental signs of exposure

  • E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use
    (08-Nov-2016)
    But vaping group contends the electronic devices lower smoking rates

  • E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use
    (08-Nov-2016)
    But vaping group contends the electronic devices lower smoking rates

  • Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

  • Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

  • Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

  • Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns
    (04-Nov-2016)
    For every year of smoking a pack daily, there were 150 more mutations found in each lung cell

  • Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns
    (04-Nov-2016)
    For every year of smoking a pack daily, there were 150 more mutations found in each lung cell

  • More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

  • Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Researchers predict well over half a million lives would be saved over 50 years

  • More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

  • More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

  • More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

  • Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Researchers predict well over half a million lives would be saved over 50 years

  • Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

  • Nearly Two-Thirds of E-Cigarette Users Also Smoke: CDC
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Survey also found 40 percent of young people using the devices were never smokers

  • Nearly Two-Thirds of E-Cigarette Users Also Smoke: CDC
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Survey also found 40 percent of young people using the devices were never smokers

  • Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix
    (29-Oct-2016)
    When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

  • Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix
    (29-Oct-2016)
    When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

  • More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey
    (27-Oct-2016)
    But researchers note they can help smokers quit even if they're not risk-free

  • More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey
    (27-Oct-2016)
    But researchers note they can help smokers quit even if they're not risk-free

  • More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey
    (27-Oct-2016)
    But researchers note they can help smokers quit even if they're not risk-free

  • FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

  • Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption

  • Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption

  • 3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey
    (25-Oct-2016)
    But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

  • 3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey
    (25-Oct-2016)
    But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

  • 3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey
    (25-Oct-2016)
    But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

  • 3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey
    (25-Oct-2016)
    But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

  • Many Take Opioids Reluctantly for Back Pain: Survey
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Patients worried about the potentially addictive painkillers; say they only provide limited relief

  • Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

  • Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds

  • Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

  • Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds

  • Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds

  • Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day
    (22-Oct-2016)
    DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

  • Trauma Patients Not to Blame for Opioid Epidemic: Study
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Only 1 percent still took prescribed painkillers one year after hospital discharge

  • Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Safety of snus use called into question

  • Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Safety of snus use called into question

  • Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans
    (13-Oct-2016)
    This group is more likely to use illicit substances, but also more apt to seek out help, report finds

  • Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans
    (13-Oct-2016)
    This group is more likely to use illicit substances, but also more apt to seek out help, report finds

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Misperceptions abound that it's safer than cigarettes, researchers say

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Misperceptions abound that it's safer than cigarettes, researchers say

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

  • For Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Smokers may also benefit, clinical trial suggests

  • Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Users say they're unaware the lithium batteries are a potential fire hazard

  • For Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Smokers may also benefit, clinical trial suggests

  • Risk of Opioid Addiction Up 37 Percent Among Young U.S. Adults
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Study also finds painkiller abuse often precedes heroin use

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programs

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programs

  • Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Study found lower rates among those living in areas with restrictions

  • Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Study found lower rates among those living in areas with restrictions

  • Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

  • Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

  • Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

  • Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

  • Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

  • Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

  • Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

  • Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

  • Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

  • Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

  • Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

  • Alcoholics May Lack Key Enzyme
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Rat study suggests PRDM2 helps the brain control impulses to drink

  • Alcoholics May Lack Key Enzyme
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Rat study suggests PRDM2 helps the brain control impulses to drink

  • Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

  • Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

  • Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

  • Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

  • Surprise! Beer Makes You Happier, Friendlier
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Study found this was especially true for women and the socially inhibited

  • Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Changes related to disease found in more than 7,000 genes, though many 'recover' five years after quitting

  • Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Changes related to disease found in more than 7,000 genes, though many 'recover' five years after quitting

  • Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Changes related to disease found in more than 7,000 genes, though many 'recover' five years after quitting

  • Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues: Study
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Over-reliance on the Web might be linked to depression, anxiety and impulsivity, researchers report

  • Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

  • Aggressive Drivers: An Accident Waiting to Happen
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Worst offenders as likely to have a wreck as someone who smokes marijuana behind the wheel, study found

  • Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study
    (16-Sep-2016)
    And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

  • Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study
    (16-Sep-2016)
    And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

  • Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Drunk as the Company You Keep?
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Perceptions of your intoxication influenced by how much those around you are drinking, study finds

  • Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

  • Drunk as the Company You Keep?
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Perceptions of your intoxication influenced by how much those around you are drinking, study finds

  • Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

  • Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction
    (13-Sep-2016)
    They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

  • Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

  • Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction
    (13-Sep-2016)
    They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

  • Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

  • Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey
    (13-Sep-2016)
    More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

  • Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction
    (13-Sep-2016)
    They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

  • Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

  • Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction
    (13-Sep-2016)
    They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

  • Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

  • Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Secondhand smoke can raise children's risk of heart disease, premature death

  • Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Secondhand smoke can raise children's risk of heart disease, premature death

  • Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects?
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say

  • COPD Deaths Down for Most Americans: CDC
    (08-Sep-2016)
    But rates up for black women and middle-aged people

  • College Students Using More Pot, Fewer Opioids
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Nearly 5 percent use marijuana daily, survey finds

  • TV Booze Ads a Lubricant for Teen Drinking: Study
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Those who saw the most commercials downed 200-plus drinks a month, researchers say

  • TV Booze Ads a Lubricant for Teen Drinking: Study
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Those who saw the most commercials downed 200-plus drinks a month, researchers say

  • Alcohol Plus Heart Rhythm Disorder Ups Stroke Risk: Study
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Doctors should ask patients with atrial fibrillation about their drinking

  • Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Infections, diarrhea and vomiting are possible consequences, FDA expert says

  • Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Infections, diarrhea and vomiting are possible consequences, FDA expert says

  • Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-free

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

  • Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-free

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • More U.S. Adults Using Marijuana Than Ever
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Daily use nearly doubled between 2002 and 2014, study finds

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

  • Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-free

  • Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But human studies have yet to be done

  • Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But human studies have yet to be done

  • Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But human studies have yet to be done

  • Heart Attack Before 50 Ups Early Death Risk
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But healthy living can improve those odds, experts say

  • Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes
    (26-Aug-2016)
    When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

  • Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes
    (26-Aug-2016)
    When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

  • Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes
    (26-Aug-2016)
    When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

  • Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes
    (26-Aug-2016)
    When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

  • Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

  • Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC
    (25-Aug-2016)
    U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

  • Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

  • Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC
    (25-Aug-2016)
    U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC
    (25-Aug-2016)
    U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

  • Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

  • Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use
    (23-Aug-2016)
    3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

  • TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

  • TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

  • Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study
    (19-Aug-2016)
    But switch from tobacco didn't reduce nicotine levels

  • Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study
    (19-Aug-2016)
    But switch from tobacco didn't reduce nicotine levels

  • Who Drinks More -- Couples or Singles?
    (18-Aug-2016)
    New study focuses on twins

  • Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

  • Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

  • Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

  • Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

  • Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

  • U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

  • Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

  • U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

  • Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

  • Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

  • U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

  • Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

  • U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

  • Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

  • Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

  • This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

  • Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found financial incentives inspired some to overcome the addiction

  • This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

  • Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found financial incentives inspired some to overcome the addiction

  • Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found financial incentives inspired some to overcome the addiction

  • ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

  • Steep Rise in U.S. Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Cases of 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' quadrupled between 1999 and 2013, CDC says

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Steep Rise in U.S. Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Cases of 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' quadrupled between 1999 and 2013, CDC says

  • Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

  • Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

  • Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

  • Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer
    (09-Aug-2016)
    1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report

  • Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer
    (09-Aug-2016)
    1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report

  • Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds

  • Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

  • Heavy Drinking Might Harm the Lungs
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Alcohol appears to reduce levels of a protective respiratory gas, study finds

  • Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

  • Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

  • Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

  • Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

  • Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes

  • 1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

  • 1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

  • 1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

  • Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns
    (29-Jul-2016)
    New street drug combines two synthetic opioids

  • Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (28-Jul-2016)
    A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

  • Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco?
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

  • Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Nicotine patches, Zyban helped 4 out of 5 women, study says

  • E-Cig Liquid Nicotine Containers Often Mislabeled
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Also, many aren't child-resistant, which poses a risk to youngsters

  • Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

  • Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

  • Smoke Less, Drink Less?
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

  • Smoke Less, Drink Less?
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

  • Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

  • Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

  • Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

  • Smoke Less, Drink Less?
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

  • Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
    (21-Jul-2016)
    'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

  • Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

  • 'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes
    (18-Jul-2016)
    They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

  • 'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes
    (18-Jul-2016)
    They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

  • 'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes
    (18-Jul-2016)
    They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

  • Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk?
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

  • 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

  • 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

  • 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S.
    (14-Jul-2016)
    K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn

  • Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

  • 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

  • 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

  • Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

  • Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

  • Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

  • Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

  • Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Many may not realize their tolerance for drugs has dropped while in prison, researcher says

  • Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

  • Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Many may not realize their tolerance for drugs has dropped while in prison, researcher says

  • Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Many may not realize their tolerance for drugs has dropped while in prison, researcher says

  • Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

  • Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push?
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Researchers blame the devices for a leveling off of smoking's decline

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported
    (07-Jul-2016)
    About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported
    (07-Jul-2016)
    About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported
    (07-Jul-2016)
    About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

  • Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study
    (06-Jul-2016)
    These users less likely to seek professional help to quit

  • U.S. Car Crash Deaths Down, But Still Surpass Other Nations
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Decline of 31 percent lowest among 20 countries studied

  • Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study
    (06-Jul-2016)
    These users less likely to seek professional help to quit

  • E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

  • E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

  • E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

  • The Older the Drinking Age, the Lower the Illness Rates?
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Study found states with legal age of 21 had less booze-linked chronic ills -- except for college grads

  • Giving OD Antidote to Those Using Powerful Painkillers Might Save Lives
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Finding supports naloxone prescriptions for patients taking opioids for chronic pain

  • The Older the Drinking Age, the Lower the Illness Rates?
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Study found states with legal age of 21 had less booze-linked chronic ills -- except for college grads

  • Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

  • Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

  • Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

  • Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

  • Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

  • Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

  • Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

  • Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013

  • Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

  • Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

  • Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

  • Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

  • Drug Monitoring Programs Do Curb Overdose Deaths: Study
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Opioid epidemic demands such measures, researcher says

  • Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

  • Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

  • Tighter Opioid Laws in U.S. Haven't Eased Misuse
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Study of disabled workers finds no change in painkiller use, overdoses

  • Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

  • Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA
    (19-Jun-2016)
    Agency also wants to know about unexpected smoking-related health problems

  • Sleep Loses Out for Many Hooked on Video Games
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Willingness to delay bedtime may point to addiction, researchers say

  • Depression Plagues Many With COPD
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

  • Depression Plagues Many With COPD
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

  • Depression Plagues Many With COPD
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

  • Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Opioid fentanyl and related street drugs highly lethal, addiction experts say

  • Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Opioid fentanyl and related street drugs highly lethal, addiction experts say

  • Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Opioid fentanyl and related street drugs highly lethal, addiction experts say

  • Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Patients Often Prescribed Extra Painkillers, Many Share Them
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Two new U.S. studies shed light on opioid epidemic

  • E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study
    (13-Jun-2016)
    2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

  • E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study
    (13-Jun-2016)
    2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Cutting Back on Wine? Try a Smaller Glass
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Even when same amount was served per glass, people drank more overall if glasses were bigger, study found

  • Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

  • Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

  • Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

  • Many Addicts Going Without Meds That Curb Opioid Abuse
    (03-Jun-2016)
    In 2013, just 17 percent were given drugs like naltrexone after hospital discharge, study found

  • Many Addicts Going Without Meds That Curb Opioid Abuse
    (03-Jun-2016)
    In 2013, just 17 percent were given drugs like naltrexone after hospital discharge, study found

  • Prince Died From Potent Prescription Painkiller: Autopsy
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Music superstar apparent victim of opioid epidemic hitting the U.S., experts say

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Base Quit-Smoking Day on Menstrual Cycle?
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Women may find it easier to say no after ovulation, study says

  • Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

  • Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

  • Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes
    (31-May-2016)
    'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

  • Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes
    (31-May-2016)
    'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

  • Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes
    (31-May-2016)
    'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

  • Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes
    (31-May-2016)
    'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

  • Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk?
    (27-May-2016)
    Scientists measured evidence of exposure in the womb and found an association, but not proof

  • FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction
    (26-May-2016)
    Experts say steady dosing eliminates need to take medication daily to combat heroin, powerful painkillers

  • Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study
    (26-May-2016)
    But similar link not seen for women

  • 1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day
    (26-May-2016)
    And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

  • Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study
    (26-May-2016)
    But similar link not seen for women

  • 1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day
    (26-May-2016)
    And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

  • Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid Dependence
    (26-May-2016)
    New form of treatment designed to last six months

  • Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds
    (25-May-2016)
    And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

  • Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds
    (25-May-2016)
    And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

  • Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (25-May-2016)
    Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

  • Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (25-May-2016)
    Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

  • Drink Spiking a Problem on U.S. Campuses
    (24-May-2016)
    Risk of sexual assault much greater for women, study finds

  • Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts
    (20-May-2016)
    What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

  • Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts
    (20-May-2016)
    What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

  • Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More
    (18-May-2016)
    Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

  • Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More
    (18-May-2016)
    Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

  • Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More
    (18-May-2016)
    Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

  • Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis
    (18-May-2016)
    It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

  • Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More
    (18-May-2016)
    Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

  • Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them?
    (18-May-2016)
    A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

  • Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More
    (18-May-2016)
    Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

  • Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis
    (18-May-2016)
    It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

  • Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems?
    (17-May-2016)
    Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Middle Schoolers Exposed to Alcohol Ads Every Day: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

  • Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems?
    (17-May-2016)
    Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids
    (16-May-2016)
    Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

  • More Bars, More Ambulance Calls
    (16-May-2016)
    Local lawmakers should carefully weigh number of liquor licenses, researcher says

  • Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids
    (16-May-2016)
    Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

  • Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix
    (13-May-2016)
    Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

  • Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey
    (12-May-2016)
    Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

  • Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

  • Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey
    (12-May-2016)
    Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

  • Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey
    (12-May-2016)
    Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

  • If 1 in 10 U.S. Smokers Quits, $63 Billion Saved
    (10-May-2016)
    Study finds the health cost benefits come within a year

  • If 1 in 10 U.S. Smokers Quits, $63 Billion Saved
    (10-May-2016)
    Study finds the health cost benefits come within a year

  • E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket Among Young Kids: Study
    (09-May-2016)
    Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect kids under 6 the most, data show

  • E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket Among Young Kids: Study
    (09-May-2016)
    Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect kids under 6 the most, data show

  • Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign
    (06-May-2016)
    Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

  • FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (06-May-2016)
    Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign
    (06-May-2016)
    Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

  • FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (06-May-2016)
    Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Health Tip: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?
    (06-May-2016)
    CDC, FDA say 'no'

  • Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High
    (05-May-2016)
    Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High
    (05-May-2016)
    Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor?
    (02-May-2016)
    Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

  • Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor?
    (02-May-2016)
    Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

  • E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools
    (29-Apr-2016)
    In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

  • Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

  • Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While Nursing
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Help keep baby safe

  • Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

  • E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools
    (29-Apr-2016)
    In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

  • E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools
    (29-Apr-2016)
    In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

  • 'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

  • Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30
    (28-Apr-2016)
    National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

  • 'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

  • Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30
    (28-Apr-2016)
    National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

  • Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30
    (28-Apr-2016)
    National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

  • E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

  • E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

  • E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

  • Painkiller Addiction Relapse More Likely for Some
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Later age when first taking drugs, injecting drugs, using tranquilizers all implicated, study says

  • No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Meds like Chantix and Wellbutrin may be safer to use than smokers often realize, research suggests

  • Heavy Pot Use in Teen Years Linked to Shortened Life
    (22-Apr-2016)
    But Swedish study couldn't prove marijuana caused premature deaths

  • Retirement Can Be Golden for Your Health
    (22-Apr-2016)
    When people stop working, they sit less, move more and get a better night's sleep, study says

  • No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Meds like Chantix and Wellbutrin may be safer to use than smokers often realize, research suggests

  • No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Meds like Chantix and Wellbutrin may be safer to use than smokers often realize, research suggests

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Rich-Poor Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking for U.S. Youth
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Policies to boost health among poorer Americans may be paying off, researchers say

  • FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

  • FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

  • Pair Gamblers Anonymous With Other Treatments for Best Results
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Popular 12-step program for problem gamblers may not address related needs, research suggests

  • No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

  • No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

  • No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

  • Alcohol Sales Dropped After Maryland Raised Liquor Tax
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Study finding suggests the tactic could help to reduce harmful effect of excess drinking, researcher says

  • Alcohol Sales Dropped After Maryland Raised Liquor Tax
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Study finding suggests the tactic could help to reduce harmful effect of excess drinking, researcher says

  • Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

  • Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

  • Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

  • Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study
    (12-Apr-2016)
    When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

  • Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

  • Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

  • Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

  • Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

  • Driving Curfews May Curb Teen Crime: Study
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Long-term reductions in arrests were seen when new drivers were limited to daytime hours

  • Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

  • Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

  • Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

  • Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

  • Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (04-Apr-2016)
    But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

  • Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (04-Apr-2016)
    But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

  • Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (04-Apr-2016)
    But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

  • Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

  • Web Searches for E-Cigs Focus on Buying
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Analysis shows rare interest in health effects, even though the devices touted as quit-smoking aids, researchers report

  • Web Searches for E-Cigs Focus on Buying
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Analysis shows rare interest in health effects, even though the devices touted as quit-smoking aids, researchers report

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Discovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

  • Great American Smokeout Stands Out Among 'Awareness Days'
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Study detected about 61,000 more online searches and tweets on quitting smoking that day

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Discovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

  • Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, Depression
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say they found gene variants that boost the risk for marijuana dependence

  • Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin Dependence
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Study finds lower relapse rate associated with naltrexone, but long-term use recommended

  • Obama Administration Steps Up Efforts to Beat Painkiller, Heroin Epidemic
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Additional funding would make medication-based treatment one of several priorities

  • Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

  • Obama Administration Steps Up Efforts to Beat Painkiller, Heroin Epidemic
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Additional funding would make medication-based treatment one of several priorities

  • Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

  • Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

  • CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

  • CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

  • CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

  • CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

  • CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

  • Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: Survey
    (25-Mar-2016)
    While 99 percent exceed the recommended 3-day dosage limit, a quarter write prescriptions for a full month

  • Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: Survey
    (25-Mar-2016)
    While 99 percent exceed the recommended 3-day dosage limit, a quarter write prescriptions for a full month

  • Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

  • FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-Deterrent
    (24-Mar-2016)
    One more step to combat the epidemic of potent painkiller abuse

  • Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

  • Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

  • Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests
    (22-Mar-2016)
    But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

  • FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected

  • Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests
    (22-Mar-2016)
    But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

  • FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected

  • Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests
    (22-Mar-2016)
    But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

  • Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes
    (21-Mar-2016)
    But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

  • Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Racial differences in smoking patterns probably why, researchers suggest

  • Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Study seems to show a big benefit, and experts say activity can help lungs stay healthy

  • Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Racial differences in smoking patterns probably why, researchers suggest

  • Breathalyzer-Locked Car Ignitions Are Saving Lives, Study Says
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Deaths decline 15 percent in states that require the technology for offenders

  • Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Research shows their rate of drinking problems is double that of the general population

  • Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Research shows their rate of drinking problems is double that of the general population

  • CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers
    (15-Mar-2016)
    To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness

  • CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers
    (15-Mar-2016)
    To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness

  • 'Cold Turkey' May Work Best for Quitting Smoking
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Stopping over time is less effective, British researchers say

  • 'Cold Turkey' May Work Best for Quitting Smoking
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Stopping over time is less effective, British researchers say

  • 'Cold Turkey' May Work Best for Quitting Smoking
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Stopping over time is less effective, British researchers say

  • Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

  • Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

  • Pennsylvania Study Shows Fatal Drug ODs Soaring
    (10-Mar-2016)
    State had a 14-fold rise in such deaths since 1979, mirroring nationwide trend

  • Pennsylvania Study Shows Fatal Drug ODs Soaring
    (10-Mar-2016)
    State had a 14-fold rise in such deaths since 1979, mirroring nationwide trend

  • Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol Abuse
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Marijuana users also less likely to quit drinking, researchers say

  • Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

  • Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol Abuse
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Marijuana users also less likely to quit drinking, researchers say

  • Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

  • Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

  • Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Health Tip: Smoking Can Affect Your Vision
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

  • Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping'
    (29-Feb-2016)
    'Tiger parenting' can have dire consequences, researcher contends

  • Pot Habit Early in Life May Alter Brain, Study Suggests
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Regular marijuana users who started smoking before 16 had marked differences on MRI scans

  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

  • Study Details Dire Consequences of Fetal Alcohol Disorders
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Behavioral, mental health issues require early attention, researcher says

  • Half of Gay Black Men May Become Infected With HIV, CDC Says
    (23-Feb-2016)
    New national report highlights groups most at risk for the AIDS-causing virus

  • College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

  • College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

  • U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

  • U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

  • Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Tobacco use hastens wear and tear of cervical discs, study suggests

  • U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

  • U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

  • Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Tobacco use hastens wear and tear of cervical discs, study suggests

  • Schizophrenia Tied to Much Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Surge seen among women and people with history of drug or alcohol abuse, researchers find

  • Smoking's Grip Adds to Misery of the Homeless
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Average spent on cigarettes was $44 a week, study reports

  • Schizophrenia Tied to Much Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Surge seen among women and people with history of drug or alcohol abuse, researchers find

  • Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives Like Valium, Xanax
    (18-Feb-2016)
    When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

  • Smoking's Grip Adds to Misery of the Homeless
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Average spent on cigarettes was $44 a week, study reports

  • Smoking's Grip Adds to Misery of the Homeless
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Average spent on cigarettes was $44 a week, study reports

  • Pot Smokers Susceptible to Other Addictions, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But not everyone thinks marijuana is a 'gateway' drug

  • Pot Smokers Susceptible to Other Addictions, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But not everyone thinks marijuana is a 'gateway' drug

  • Pot Smokers Susceptible to Other Addictions, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But not everyone thinks marijuana is a 'gateway' drug

  • More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says

  • Study Debunks Claim That Drug Treatment Centers Are Unsafe
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Comparisons in Baltimore found more violent crime near liquor and corner stores

  • Study Debunks Claim That Drug Treatment Centers Are Unsafe
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Comparisons in Baltimore found more violent crime near liquor and corner stores

  • Study Debunks Claim That Drug Treatment Centers Are Unsafe
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Comparisons in Baltimore found more violent crime near liquor and corner stores

  • Obsessed Athletes More Likely to Approve of Performance-Enhancing Drugs: Study
    (13-Feb-2016)
    Not being able to disconnect from the sport they play a sign of trouble, researchers warn

  • Obsessed Athletes More Likely to Approve of Performance-Enhancing Drugs: Study
    (13-Feb-2016)
    Not being able to disconnect from the sport they play a sign of trouble, researchers warn

  • Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

  • Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and Alcohol
    (11-Feb-2016)
    They're less likely to drink than whites, and have similar rates of problem drinking, survey finds

  • Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and Alcohol
    (11-Feb-2016)
    They're less likely to drink than whites, and have similar rates of problem drinking, survey finds

  • Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

  • Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober
    (10-Feb-2016)
    South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

  • Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober
    (10-Feb-2016)
    South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

  • National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

  • Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

  • Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober
    (10-Feb-2016)
    South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

  • Rise in Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Less Than Reported: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    New research counters 2015 finding that said pot use and related problems doubled over a decade

  • National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

  • Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

  • National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

  • Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

  • Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

  • Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Millions of Pregnant Women Put Their Babies at Risk With Alcohol: CDC
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Birth defects caused by drinking are totally preventable, agency officials say

  • Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

  • Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

  • Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

  • Mental Disorders Increasing for Younger Smokers
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Psychiatric problems showing up in those who took up the habit from the 1980s onward, researchers find

  • Mental Disorders Increasing for Younger Smokers
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Psychiatric problems showing up in those who took up the habit from the 1980s onward, researchers find

  • Appalachia Cancer Rates Higher Than Average, But Shrinking
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Smoking, poverty are key contributors, U.S. study says

  • Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, Too
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

  • Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

  • No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, strong desire to quit is key, experts say

  • Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, Too
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

  • Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

  • No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, strong desire to quit is key, experts say

  • Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, Too
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

  • Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

  • No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, strong desire to quit is key, experts say

  • Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers Quit
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

  • Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers Quit
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

  • Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

  • Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

  • Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: Study
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

  • Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain Cells
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

  • Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

  • E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Devices actually lower chances of quitting by 28 percent, researchers say

  • Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

  • E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Devices actually lower chances of quitting by 28 percent, researchers say

  • Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

  • E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Devices actually lower chances of quitting by 28 percent, researchers say

  • Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller Use
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

  • Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?
    (13-Jan-2016)
    New commentary says no, but others disagree

  • Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for Kids
    (13-Jan-2016)
    But 1 in 8 drinking ads don't adhere to industry's own standards, study reports

  • Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller Use
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

  • Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?
    (13-Jan-2016)
    New commentary says no, but others disagree

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Your Child From Smoking
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Discuss possible dangers

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Your Child From Smoking
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Discuss possible dangers

  • Risky Gambling Tied to Single Brain Connection
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Weaker bond between two parts of brain linked to less cautious financial bets, study suggests

  • Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Their own homes and family cars are common sources

  • Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Their own homes and family cars are common sources

  • Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' Differently
    (08-Jan-2016)
    But it's unclear if gaming causes the changes, researchers say

  • Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

  • 1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking
    (06-Jan-2016)
    In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking
    (06-Jan-2016)
    In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking
    (06-Jan-2016)
    In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

  • Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's Patients
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk

  • Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDC
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Unrestricted marketing could upend decades of progress against youth smoking

  • Heading to a New Year's Party? Here's How to Stay Safe
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Jan. 1 is the most dangerous day on the road, experts say

  • Heading to a New Year's Party? Here's How to Stay Safe
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Jan. 1 is the most dangerous day on the road, experts say

  • Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse Study
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

  • Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse Study
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

  • Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: Survey
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

  • Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: Survey
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

  • Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: Survey
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

  • Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: Study
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

  • Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: Study
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

  • Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Disturbing images get people thinking about health risks associated with tobacco, study finds

  • Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Disturbing images get people thinking about health risks associated with tobacco, study finds

  • Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Disturbing images get people thinking about health risks associated with tobacco, study finds

  • Health Tip: Struggling With Chronic Cough?
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Try these at-home remedies

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

  • Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

  • Drug Overdoses Hit Record High: CDC
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Narcotic prescription painkillers, heroin fueling the increase, researchers say

  • Drug Overdoses Hit Record High: CDC
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Narcotic prescription painkillers, heroin fueling the increase, researchers say

  • Drug Overdoses Hit Record High: CDC
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Narcotic prescription painkillers, heroin fueling the increase, researchers say

  • Smoking Bans Beat Cigarette Taxes to Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Bans deter casual smokers from lighting up, possibly becoming heavy smokers

  • Smoking Bans Beat Cigarette Taxes to Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Bans deter casual smokers from lighting up, possibly becoming heavy smokers

  • Smoking Bans Beat Cigarette Taxes to Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Bans deter casual smokers from lighting up, possibly becoming heavy smokers

  • Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

  • High School Seniors Now More Likely to Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes: Survey
    (16-Dec-2015)
    More kids believe marijuana isn't harmful, experts say in explaining finding

  • High School Seniors Now More Likely to Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes: Survey
    (16-Dec-2015)
    More kids believe marijuana isn't harmful, experts say in explaining finding

  • High School Seniors Now More Likely to Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes: Survey
    (16-Dec-2015)
    More kids believe marijuana isn't harmful, experts say in explaining finding

  • Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

  • Primary Care Docs the Leading Prescribers of Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    More must be done to educate, monitor prescribing practices to curb drug abuse, researchers say

  • Primary Care Docs the Leading Prescribers of Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    More must be done to educate, monitor prescribing practices to curb drug abuse, researchers say

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues
    (12-Dec-2015)
    Grief and depression can worsen at this time of year, but that doesn't have to stop seasonal celebration

  • Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

  • Moderate Drinking May Benefit Early Stage Alzheimer's Patients
    (11-Dec-2015)
    2 to 3 alcoholic drinks daily linked to reduced risk of death over 3-year study period

  • Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report
    (10-Dec-2015)
    But researchers add that too many are still under the influence while behind the wheel

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report
    (10-Dec-2015)
    But researchers add that too many are still under the influence while behind the wheel

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

  • Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

  • E-Cigarettes May Contain Chemicals Linked to Lung Disease
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

  • E-Cigarettes May Contain Chemicals Linked to Lung Disease
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

  • Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

  • Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Treat Cocaine Addiction
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Cravings and use decreased in pilot study

  • Could There Be a 'Quit-Smoking' Gene?
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests willpower isn't the only player

  • More Americans Seek Treatment for Painkiller, Heroin Abuse
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Report reflects changing patterns of substance abuse

  • More Americans Seek Treatment for Painkiller, Heroin Abuse
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Report reflects changing patterns of substance abuse

  • Could There Be a 'Quit-Smoking' Gene?
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests willpower isn't the only player

  • Could There Be a 'Quit-Smoking' Gene?
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests willpower isn't the only player

  • SIDS Risk Depends on More Than 'Sleeping Environment'
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study finds 'Back to Sleep' messages worked, but so did lower smoking and teen pregnancy rates

  • Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May Help
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Caffeine intake dropped more than 75 percent after just one hour-long session, study found

  • Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths
    (01-Dec-2015)
    U.S. study suggests pregnant women may be less likely to smoke if tobacco prices are higher

  • Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths
    (01-Dec-2015)
    U.S. study suggests pregnant women may be less likely to smoke if tobacco prices are higher

  • Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths
    (01-Dec-2015)
    U.S. study suggests pregnant women may be less likely to smoke if tobacco prices are higher

  • Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

  • Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

  • Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Teens less likely to buy cigarettes when promotions aren't visible, study shows

  • Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Teens less likely to buy cigarettes when promotions aren't visible, study shows

  • E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Researchers explore potential impact of unrestricted marketing

  • E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Researchers explore potential impact of unrestricted marketing

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

  • Narcan Nasal Spray Approved to Counter Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    First-of-its-kind drug sanctioned to reverse effects of heroin or oxycodone use

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

  • Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

  • 1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

  • Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

  • Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

  • Tips on Making the 'Great American Smokeout' Work for You
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Start by smoking on a schedule, not at whim, expert says

  • Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Finnish study suggests some people are genetically at risk of impulsiveness, even when sober

  • Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Finnish study suggests some people are genetically at risk of impulsiveness, even when sober

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Latest figures from June show more Americans are kicking the habit

  • Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Latest figures from June show more Americans are kicking the habit

  • Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Latest figures from June show more Americans are kicking the habit

  • Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19

  • Teens, Parents Share E-Cigarette Concerns, Poll Finds
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Both groups want tighter controls on devices' use, health warnings on packaging

  • Teens, Parents Share E-Cigarette Concerns, Poll Finds
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Both groups want tighter controls on devices' use, health warnings on packaging

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low
    (12-Nov-2015)
    CDC says less than 17 percent are lighting up, but big gap remains between well-off and poor

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low
    (12-Nov-2015)
    CDC says less than 17 percent are lighting up, but big gap remains between well-off and poor

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low
    (12-Nov-2015)
    CDC says less than 17 percent are lighting up, but big gap remains between well-off and poor

  • Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

  • Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

  • Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Rising Among Hispanics, Study Says
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Appealing flavors, easy access cited by smokers

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2015)
    International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

  • Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

  • Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2015)
    International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

  • Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

  • Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

  • Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

  • Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2015)
    International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

  • Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

  • Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

  • Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

  • Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

  • Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

  • Ex-NFL Star Helps Spread the Word on Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (30-Oct-2015)
    America Starts Talking campaign designed to teach consumers how to use potent pain meds wisely

  • E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults, U.S. Report Finds
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use them, new survey shows

  • Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Adult Addiction
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Study found those less experienced with illegal drugs were more likely to abuse narcotics later

  • People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds

  • E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults, U.S. Report Finds
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use them, new survey shows

  • E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults, U.S. Report Finds
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use them, new survey shows

  • More Evidence That Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk
    (27-Oct-2015)
    European study found odds for the disease rose along with daily consumption

  • Genetic Makeup May Help Explain Methadone Overdoses
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Study findings shed light on how drug for pain, addiction is metabolized in different people

  • Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco Products, FDA Finds
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Sweet-tasting additives have widespread appeal, expose teens to nicotine

  • Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge
    (26-Oct-2015)
    And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

  • Pot Use Tied to Specific Type of Stroke in Young
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Stroke patients who smoked marijuana also tended to be younger than those who didn't, study finds

  • Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge
    (26-Oct-2015)
    And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

  • Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge
    (26-Oct-2015)
    And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

  • Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco Products, FDA Finds
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Sweet-tasting additives have widespread appeal, expose teens to nicotine

  • Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

  • Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

  • Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

  • Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

  • Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

  • Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

  • Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller Abuse
    (21-Oct-2015)
    New initiative involves government, medical groups, media, drug store chains and more

  • Pot Use Doubles Among Americans in Past Decade: Report
    (21-Oct-2015)
    But some experts say some of the increase may just be more people telling the truth

  • Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller Abuse
    (21-Oct-2015)
    New initiative involves government, medical groups, media, drug store chains and more

  • Pot Use Doubles Among Americans in Past Decade: Report
    (21-Oct-2015)
    But some experts say some of the increase may just be more people telling the truth

  • Teens Swayed by Alcohol Ads
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Underage drinkers' preferences shaped by TV and magazine advertising, study finds

  • No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say
    (19-Oct-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics issues new warning to women of childbearing age

  • No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say
    (19-Oct-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics issues new warning to women of childbearing age

  • College Kids Easily Find Contraband ADHD Drugs, Other Meds
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Survey reveals most users take the drugs to help them study or catch some sleep

  • Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

  • Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

  • Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, more American adults are trying to break the tobacco habit, second government study shows

  • Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, more American adults are trying to break the tobacco habit, second government study shows

  • Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, more American adults are trying to break the tobacco habit, second government study shows

  • Obamacare Allows Tobacco Surcharge on Older Smokers
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Wide state-by-state variations cited in study

  • Obamacare Allows Tobacco Surcharge on Older Smokers
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Wide state-by-state variations cited in study

  • Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

  • Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

  • Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

  • Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

  • Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

  • Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller Addiction
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds

  • Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

  • Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

  • Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital
    (06-Oct-2015)
    These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

  • 'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

  • 'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

  • More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC
    (30-Sep-2015)
    7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

  • Health Tip: Don't Drink and Drive
    (30-Sep-2015)
    How to avoid driving while intoxicated

  • More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC
    (30-Sep-2015)
    7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

  • 'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study found those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop

  • Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report

  • More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC
    (30-Sep-2015)
    7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

  • 'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study found those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop

  • More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC
    (30-Sep-2015)
    7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

  • 'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study found those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop

  • Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says

  • Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says

  • Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says

  • Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts
    (28-Sep-2015)
    New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

  • Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease
    (28-Sep-2015)
    More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

  • Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

  • Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

  • Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease
    (28-Sep-2015)
    More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • Former Problem Drinkers Find It Tricky to Navigate Social Settings: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Some make excuses for avoiding alcohol, while others are open about their history

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • Former Problem Drinkers Find It Tricky to Navigate Social Settings: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Some make excuses for avoiding alcohol, while others are open about their history

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • 8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    And 3 percent binge drink while expecting

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    And 3 percent binge drink while expecting

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    And 3 percent binge drink while expecting

  • Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

  • Distractions Make Alcohol Even More Dangerous for Drivers
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Risk of poor road control doubled after one drink if driver's focus was disturbed, study found

  • Distractions Make Alcohol Even More Dangerous for Drivers
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Risk of poor road control doubled after one drink if driver's focus was disturbed, study found

  • Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study also found continual exposure to secondhand smoke raised chances of developing disease

  • Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study
    (18-Sep-2015)
    If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

  • Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study
    (18-Sep-2015)
    If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

  • Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study also found continual exposure to secondhand smoke raised chances of developing disease

  • Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study
    (18-Sep-2015)
    If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

  • Most Smokers Haven't Considered Quitting
    (17-Sep-2015)
    21-country survey shows the few who do think about giving up the habit don't even try, U.S. study says

  • Most Smokers Haven't Considered Quitting
    (17-Sep-2015)
    21-country survey shows the few who do think about giving up the habit don't even try, U.S. study says

  • Most Smokers Haven't Considered Quitting
    (17-Sep-2015)
    21-country survey shows the few who do think about giving up the habit don't even try, U.S. study says

  • FDA Bans Sale of New R.J. Reynolds Cigarettes
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Products didn't meet requirement that they be substantially the same as existing cigarettes, agency says

  • FDA Bans Sale of New R.J. Reynolds Cigarettes
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Products didn't meet requirement that they be substantially the same as existing cigarettes, agency says

  • Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Poses Danger
    (14-Sep-2015)
    A host of health ills are possible

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

  • Nonsmokers Account for Rising Proportion of Lung Cancer Cases, Studies Find
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Experts suspect environmental factors, genetics

  • Could Marijuana Chemical Help Ease Epilepsy?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Early research suggests yes, but laws limit access to the drug and its compounds

  • Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

  • Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

  • Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

  • Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Accelerates about 5 percent for each additional year of smoking, study finds

  • Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

  • Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

  • Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Cigarette tax increases also seem to keep teens from picking up the habit

  • Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

  • Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

  • Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Accelerates about 5 percent for each additional year of smoking, study finds

  • Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

  • Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Accelerates about 5 percent for each additional year of smoking, study finds

  • Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

  • Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Cigarette tax increases also seem to keep teens from picking up the habit

  • Obese Smokers Tend to Put on More Weight After Quitting
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Study also found those who smoked the most gained the most weight after kicking the habit

  • Obese Smokers Tend to Put on More Weight After Quitting
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Study also found those who smoked the most gained the most weight after kicking the habit

  • Obese Smokers Tend to Put on More Weight After Quitting
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Study also found those who smoked the most gained the most weight after kicking the habit

  • More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

  • Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Researchers also see trouble for those with substance-abuse problems; call for social support plus psychiatric care

  • Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Researchers also see trouble for those with substance-abuse problems; call for social support plus psychiatric care

  • More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

  • More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

  • More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

  • Needle-Exchange Program Curbed HIV Spread, Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Washington, D.C.-based effort also saved $44 million in potential disease treatment costs over 2 years

  • Needle-Exchange Program Curbed HIV Spread, Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Washington, D.C.-based effort also saved $44 million in potential disease treatment costs over 2 years

  • Needle-Exchange Program Curbed HIV Spread, Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Washington, D.C.-based effort also saved $44 million in potential disease treatment costs over 2 years

  • Needle-Exchange Program Curbed HIV Spread, Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Washington, D.C.-based effort also saved $44 million in potential disease treatment costs over 2 years

  • Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Researchers also see trouble for those with substance-abuse problems; call for social support plus psychiatric care

  • More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

  • Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report
    (02-Sep-2015)
    British study is first to assess international impact of smokeless tobacco on adults

  • Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

  • Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report
    (02-Sep-2015)
    British study is first to assess international impact of smokeless tobacco on adults

  • Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

  • More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Marijuana's gain in popularity may be due to widespread notion that it's harmless, researchers say

  • More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Marijuana's gain in popularity may be due to widespread notion that it's harmless, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

  • Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

  • More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Marijuana's gain in popularity may be due to widespread notion that it's harmless, researchers say

  • Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

  • Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

  • Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

  • Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

  • Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

  • Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

  • Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

  • Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

  • Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

  • Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

  • Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

  • Injuries Tied to Illegal Meth Labs on the Rise: CDC
    (27-Aug-2015)
    'Shake-and-bake' chemical explosions are one common, dangerous accident, agency report says

  • Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • Many Young Adults Think Hookahs, E-Cigs Safer Than Cigarettes
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Researchers say advertising may influence perceptions

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • Many Young Adults Think Hookahs, E-Cigs Safer Than Cigarettes
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Researchers say advertising may influence perceptions

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

  • E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

  • E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

  • E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • No Evidence to Support Widespread Screening for COPD: Experts
    (17-Aug-2015)
    U.S. panel says efforts should focus on cutting smoking to prevent the deadly respiratory disease

  • Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV
    (12-Aug-2015)
    Australian study finds many drinking ads aired during kids' peak daytime viewing times

  • Tying the Knot May Mean Less Drinking for Young Adults
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Study suggests heavy alcohol use conflicts with expected marital roles

  • Tying the Knot May Mean Less Drinking for Young Adults
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Study suggests heavy alcohol use conflicts with expected marital roles

  • Tying the Knot May Mean Less Drinking for Young Adults
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Study suggests heavy alcohol use conflicts with expected marital roles

  • Face-to-Face Support Groups Still Best for Staying Sober: Study
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Despite growing popularity of online meetings, people more likely to be honest in person

  • Face-to-Face Support Groups Still Best for Staying Sober: Study
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Despite growing popularity of online meetings, people more likely to be honest in person

  • Face-to-Face Support Groups Still Best for Staying Sober: Study
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Despite growing popularity of online meetings, people more likely to be honest in person

  • Over 4 Million Americans Say They've Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Typical drunk driver is a young male with a history of binge drinking, survey shows

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

  • Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Cigarettes worsen effects of estrogen deficiency in women who stop menstruating at age 40

  • Health Tip: Smoking Can Lead to Bone Injury
    (05-Aug-2015)
    It also raises risk of muscle problems

  • Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Cigarettes worsen effects of estrogen deficiency in women who stop menstruating at age 40

  • Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study
    (04-Aug-2015)
    But findings are at odds with previous research

  • Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study
    (04-Aug-2015)
    But findings are at odds with previous research

  • Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study
    (04-Aug-2015)
    But findings are at odds with previous research

  • Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

  • Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

  • Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

  • Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says

  • Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says

  • Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
    (30-Jul-2015)
    U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Special task force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to narcotic meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Special task force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to narcotic meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

  • Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

  • Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

  • Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

  • Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
    (25-Jul-2015)
    Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
    (25-Jul-2015)
    Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
    (25-Jul-2015)
    Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
    (25-Jul-2015)
    Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

  • Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking
    (24-Jul-2015)
    British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them

  • Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

  • Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking
    (24-Jul-2015)
    British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them

  • Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

  • U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

  • U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

  • 'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds
    (23-Jul-2015)
    But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

  • U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

  • Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

  • Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

  • Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds
    (22-Jul-2015)
    But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

  • Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds
    (22-Jul-2015)
    But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

  • Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds
    (22-Jul-2015)
    But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

  • Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men
    (14-Jul-2015)
    It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

  • Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men
    (14-Jul-2015)
    It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

  • Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone
    (10-Jul-2015)
    But study finds effect isn't doubled, and alcohol still more dangerous than pot

  • Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory
    (10-Jul-2015)
    It says specific reasons teens try pot are better predictors of future drug use

  • Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

  • Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
    (09-Jul-2015)
    People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

  • Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
    (09-Jul-2015)
    People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

  • Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows

  • Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    People with a history of smoking or abusing drugs at highest risk of long-term use, study found

  • Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

  • Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even 70 percent of smokers support the concept

  • Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    People with a history of smoking or abusing drugs at highest risk of long-term use, study found

  • Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

  • Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even 70 percent of smokers support the concept

  • Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even 70 percent of smokers support the concept

  • Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

  • Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

  • Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

  • Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

  • Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Continued interest surprises researchers

  • Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Continued interest surprises researchers

  • Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Continued interest surprises researchers

  • As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

  • As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

  • As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

  • Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

  • Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

  • Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

  • Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

  • Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

  • Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

  • Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

  • Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

  • Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

  • Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

  • Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

  • Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

  • Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

  • Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

  • Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

  • Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
    (18-Jun-2015)
    4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
    (18-Jun-2015)
    4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Research shows no uptick in use among adolescents after states gave the nod to medical pot

  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Research shows no uptick in use among adolescents after states gave the nod to medical pot

  • Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

  • Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

  • Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

  • Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

  • Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade
    (11-Jun-2015)
    U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

  • Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade
    (11-Jun-2015)
    U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

  • Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

  • Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

  • Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

  • More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Kids younger than 3 may eat the drug when it's baked into brownies and cookies

  • More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Kids younger than 3 may eat the drug when it's baked into brownies and cookies

  • World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows
    (08-Jun-2015)
    People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol Consumption
    (08-Jun-2015)
    It may interact with medication

  • E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco
    (04-Jun-2015)
    They also think vapor is less harmful than secondhand smoke, survey finds

  • Misuse of ADHD-Type Drugs Starts Long Before College: Study
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Efforts to prevent illegal use should begin in middle school

  • E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco
    (04-Jun-2015)
    They also think vapor is less harmful than secondhand smoke, survey finds

  • E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco
    (04-Jun-2015)
    They also think vapor is less harmful than secondhand smoke, survey finds

  • 3 in 10 Americans Have Drinking Problem at Some Point in Their Lives
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Effective treatments are available, but fewer than 20 percent get help, study finds

  • 3 in 10 Americans Have Drinking Problem at Some Point in Their Lives
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Effective treatments are available, but fewer than 20 percent get help, study finds

  • 3 in 10 Americans Have Drinking Problem at Some Point in Their Lives
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Effective treatments are available, but fewer than 20 percent get help, study finds

  • Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

  • Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

  • Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery
    (29-May-2015)
    Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery
    (29-May-2015)
    Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

  • Chronic Gambling Linked to Depression, Impulsivity
    (27-May-2015)
    Both should be treated at the same time, researchers say

  • Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote
    (27-May-2015)
    'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

  • Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote
    (27-May-2015)
    'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

  • 'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study
    (26-May-2015)
    Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

  • More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
    (22-May-2015)
    Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Oxytocin, Alcohol Seem to Work on Brain in Similar Ways
    (20-May-2015)
    So-called 'love hormone' may one day help treat some psychiatric disorders, researchers say

  • A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide: Study
    (19-May-2015)
    Global tally finds adult health toll from legal substances may exceed that from illicit drugs

  • A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide: Study
    (19-May-2015)
    Global tally finds adult health toll from legal substances may exceed that from illicit drugs

  • Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
    (19-May-2015)
    Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

  • Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds
    (19-May-2015)
    Reasons aren't clear, but workplace exposures and fuel sources might play a role, researchers say

  • Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
    (19-May-2015)
    Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

  • A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide: Study
    (19-May-2015)
    Global tally finds adult health toll from legal substances may exceed that from illicit drugs

  • Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

  • Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

  • It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics
    (18-May-2015)
    While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

  • Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse
    (18-May-2015)
    But researchers say doctors should be kept informed of dual usage

  • It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics
    (18-May-2015)
    While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

  • Health Tip: The Effects of Long-Term Alcohol Abuse
    (15-May-2015)
    It could damage your heart and brain

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Multiple ER Visits Linked to Risk of Prescription-Drug Overdose Death
    (14-May-2015)
    Researcher sees 'important window' of opportunity for intervention

  • ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
    (14-May-2015)
    U.S. report found problem was greatest among women and patients 55 and older

  • ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
    (14-May-2015)
    U.S. report found problem was greatest among women and patients 55 and older

  • Multiple ER Visits Linked to Risk of Prescription-Drug Overdose Death
    (14-May-2015)
    Researcher sees 'important window' of opportunity for intervention

  • Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants
    (14-May-2015)
    State's laws permit designated smoking areas, and more establishments are allowing them, study says

  • Money May Convince Smokers to Quit
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found financial incentives were better alternative than free counseling, cessation aids

  • Some Smokers May Be 'Hardwired' to Succeed at Quitting
    (13-May-2015)
    Finding could provide new target for cessation treatments, researchers say

  • Money May Convince Smokers to Quit
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found financial incentives were better alternative than free counseling, cessation aids

  • Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
    (12-May-2015)
    Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

  • Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds
    (12-May-2015)
    Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

  • How Amphetamines, Cocaine Harm the Brain
    (12-May-2015)
    Scientists say they have the answer, possibly paving way for treatments

  • Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds
    (12-May-2015)
    Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

  • Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
    (12-May-2015)
    Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

  • Health Tip: Facing Emotions Without Cigarettes
    (08-May-2015)
    Find healthier ways to cope

  • Health Tip: Facing Emotions Without Cigarettes
    (08-May-2015)
    Find healthier ways to cope

  • Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study
    (07-May-2015)
    Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

  • Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study
    (07-May-2015)
    Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

  • Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem
    (05-May-2015)
    Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says

  • Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem
    (05-May-2015)
    Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says

  • Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem
    (05-May-2015)
    Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says

  • Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit
    (04-May-2015)
    More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

  • Heroin Use Surges Among Whites Who Abuse Prescription Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Efforts to curb illicit drug use should target this population, researchers say

  • Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study tallied savings from fewer medical bills, lower legal costs, lost productivity and property damage

  • Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes
    (30-Apr-2015)
    But expectant moms shouldn't use nicotine in any form, experts say

  • Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study tallied savings from fewer medical bills, lower legal costs, lost productivity and property damage

  • Heroin Use Surges Among Whites Who Abuse Prescription Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Efforts to curb illicit drug use should target this population, researchers say

  • Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes
    (30-Apr-2015)
    But expectant moms shouldn't use nicotine in any form, experts say

  • ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Giving patients drug that helps ease withdrawal works better than simple referrals, experts say

  • ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Giving patients drug that helps ease withdrawal works better than simple referrals, experts say

  • More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

  • More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

  • More U.S. Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal: Study
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Number of babies in intensive care for addiction treatment four times higher than a decade ago

  • More U.S. Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal: Study
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Number of babies in intensive care for addiction treatment four times higher than a decade ago

  • Health Tip: Smoking Affects Your Heart
    (27-Apr-2015)
    It increases the risk of heart disease

  • More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

  • Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Agency urges expanding access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel

  • Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

  • Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert
    (24-Apr-2015)
    More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana

  • Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Agency urges expanding access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel

  • Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

  • Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says

  • Heroin Use Levels Off in U.S., But Still High: Report
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years

  • Heroin Use Levels Off in U.S., But Still High: Report
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years

  • Heroin Use Levels Off in U.S., But Still High: Report
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years

  • Ban Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes, Doctors' Group Says
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Backers of the devices say bans would destroy the market, may drive some smokers back to cigarettes

  • Ban Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes, Doctors' Group Says
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Backers of the devices say bans would destroy the market, may drive some smokers back to cigarettes

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

  • Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

  • Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

  • E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Research found the devices actually seemed to lower quit rates

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

  • Health Tip: Too Much Alcohol Can Affect Muscle Mass
    (16-Apr-2015)
    And limit oxygen to the brain

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

  • About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes
    (16-Apr-2015)
    But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

  • Combat Deployment Just One Factor That May Cause Smoking
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Education, mental health history, being in Army also tied to cigarette use in study

  • E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Research found the devices actually seemed to lower quit rates

  • Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

  • About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes
    (16-Apr-2015)
    But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

  • Combat Deployment Just One Factor That May Cause Smoking
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Education, mental health history, being in Army also tied to cigarette use in study

  • E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
    (14-Apr-2015)
    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

  • Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

  • Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

  • Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

  • Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Study findings suggest seeing is believing

  • Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Study findings suggest seeing is believing

  • Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Study findings suggest seeing is believing

  • Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized
    (07-Apr-2015)
    And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

  • Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized
    (07-Apr-2015)
    And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

  • Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized
    (07-Apr-2015)
    And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

  • Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

  • Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

  • Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

  • Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

  • One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
    (01-Apr-2015)
    And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

  • One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
    (01-Apr-2015)
    And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

  • One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
    (01-Apr-2015)
    And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

  • Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

  • E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

  • E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

  • U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

  • U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

  • E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

  • E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Former smokers harmed by tobacco tell their stories

  • COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
    (26-Mar-2015)
    CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work

  • CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Former smokers harmed by tobacco tell their stories

  • Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

  • Health Tip: Don't Mix Meds and Alcohol
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Here's what can happen

  • Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

  • Counseling Beats School Suspension at Curbing Pot Use: Study
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Drug policies should educate students, not just penalize them, researchers note

  • Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking
    (25-Mar-2015)
    In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine

  • Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

  • Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

  • Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

  • Colorado's Legal Pot Is Potent, and a Little Dirty
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Marijuana three times stronger than in the 1980s, lab tests report

  • Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

  • Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

  • Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

  • Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

  • Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots
    (20-Mar-2015)
    No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes?
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Study says yes, but experts say the technology must first be refined and gain wider acceptance

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Legislation would also keep tobacco marketing in check, experts say

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Legislation would also keep tobacco marketing in check, experts say

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Legislation would also keep tobacco marketing in check, experts say

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

  • E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

  • E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

  • E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

  • E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

  • Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Such a move would save thousands of lives, lower number of smokers, Institute of Medicine finds

  • Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

  • Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Such a move would save thousands of lives, lower number of smokers, Institute of Medicine finds

  • Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Such a move would save thousands of lives, lower number of smokers, Institute of Medicine finds

  • The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

  • The More the Merrier ... and the Drunker?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Number of people drinking together influences consumption, study says

  • The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

  • The More the Merrier ... and the Drunker?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Number of people drinking together influences consumption, study says

  • Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say new method identifies contaminated aerosol particles

  • Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say new method identifies contaminated aerosol particles

  • Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

  • Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

  • Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says

  • Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried

  • ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine
    (27-Feb-2015)
    One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

  • 1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
    (27-Feb-2015)
    22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

  • 1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
    (27-Feb-2015)
    22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

  • Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

  • Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

  • Health Tip: How Smoking Affects Your Heart
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Cancer isn't the only thing to worry about

  • Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

  • 2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

  • 2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

  • Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

  • 2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

  • Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

  • Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

  • Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression
    (20-Feb-2015)
    The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found

  • Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

  • YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

  • Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

  • YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

  • Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

  • Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

  • Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains
    (17-Feb-2015)
    MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

  • Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains
    (17-Feb-2015)
    MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

  • Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains
    (17-Feb-2015)
    MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

  • Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    But drug's side effects still worry some doctors

  • Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

  • Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

  • Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

  • Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

  • Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

  • Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

  • Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

  • Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

  • Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer
    (06-Feb-2015)
    After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

  • Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Take these essential steps

  • Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Take these essential steps

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer
    (06-Feb-2015)
    After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

  • E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

  • Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
    (04-Feb-2015)
    It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
    (04-Feb-2015)
    It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

  • 58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

  • 58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

  • 58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

  • Health Tip: Drink Responsibly
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions to prevent alcohol abuse

  • Health Tip: Drink Responsibly
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions to prevent alcohol abuse

  • Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

  • ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study
    (28-Jan-2015)
    But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

  • It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking
    (28-Jan-2015)
    More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

  • ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study
    (28-Jan-2015)
    But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

  • It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking
    (28-Jan-2015)
    More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

  • It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking
    (28-Jan-2015)
    More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

  • Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

  • Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

  • Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

  • Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

  • Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana
    (26-Jan-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

  • Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Study finds problem may affect as many as 1 in 4 recipients

  • Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Study finds problem may affect as many as 1 in 4 recipients

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy

  • Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy

  • TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

  • TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

  • TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

  • New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

  • Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by Teens
    (16-Jan-2015)
    That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says

  • Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications: Study
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously

  • Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications: Study
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously

  • Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

  • Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by Teens
    (16-Jan-2015)
    That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says

  • New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

  • Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

  • Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of nine states found victims were under the influence when they crashed

  • Work Hard, Party Harder?
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

  • Work Hard, Party Harder?
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

  • U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But some people have switched to heroin

  • U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But some people have switched to heroin

  • How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

  • 'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Determining how quickly or slowly you process nicotine might be an aid to quitting, study suggests

  • Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use

  • 'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Determining how quickly or slowly you process nicotine might be an aid to quitting, study suggests

  • 'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Determining how quickly or slowly you process nicotine might be an aid to quitting, study suggests

  • Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use

  • Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

  • Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

  • Alcohol Taxes Up, Binge Drinking Down?
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Study finds lower rates in states with higher tariffs

  • Alcohol Taxes Up, Binge Drinking Down?
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Study finds lower rates in states with higher tariffs

  • Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

  • Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation?
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

  • Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation?
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

  • Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Quitting is 'challenging' and depression often plays a role, one expert says

  • Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 Americans Every Day, CDC Says
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Older adults hardest hit by binge-drinking deaths, and long-term effects of alcoholism often play a role

  • Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

  • Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 Americans Every Day, CDC Says
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Older adults hardest hit by binge-drinking deaths, and long-term effects of alcoholism often play a role

  • Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 Americans Every Day, CDC Says
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Older adults hardest hit by binge-drinking deaths, and long-term effects of alcoholism often play a role

  • Binge Drinking May Weaken Immune System, Study Suggests
    (05-Jan-2015)
    But whether this makes you more vulnerable to colds or flu isn't known

  • Binge Drinking May Weaken Immune System, Study Suggests
    (05-Jan-2015)
    But whether this makes you more vulnerable to colds or flu isn't known

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014
    (04-Jan-2015)
    VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

  • Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014
    (04-Jan-2015)
    VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

  • U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds
    (02-Jan-2015)
    Two-thirds of riders who died weren't wearing helmets, report notes

  • Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015
    (01-Jan-2015)
    It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says

  • Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015
    (01-Jan-2015)
    It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says

  • Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015
    (01-Jan-2015)
    It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says

  • Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015
    (01-Jan-2015)
    It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says

  • New Year Often Ushers in Pledge to Quit Drinking
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Addiction expert offers tips on getting treatment

  • New Year Often Ushers in Pledge to Quit Drinking
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Addiction expert offers tips on getting treatment

  • New Year Often Ushers in Pledge to Quit Drinking
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Addiction expert offers tips on getting treatment

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • How to Avoid a Smoking Relapse Over the Holidays
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Expect temptation and have a plan to fight it, experts say

  • How to Avoid a Smoking Relapse Over the Holidays
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Expect temptation and have a plan to fight it, experts say

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Methamphetamine Use Linked to Parkinson's Risk
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Study also found women who took the drug had higher odds of the disease than men

  • Health Tip: Too Much Alcohol Can Cause Problems
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Raises risk of high blood pressure, heart disease

  • ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found each additional symptom increased the risk of tobacco and alcohol use at a young age

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found each additional symptom increased the risk of tobacco and alcohol use at a young age

  • ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found each additional symptom increased the risk of tobacco and alcohol use at a young age

  • E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

  • E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

  • Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
    (19-Dec-2014)
    These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

  • Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
    (19-Dec-2014)
    These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

  • Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
    (19-Dec-2014)
    These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

  • E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

  • Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
    (17-Dec-2014)
    But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

  • Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
    (17-Dec-2014)
    But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

  • Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
    (17-Dec-2014)
    But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

  • Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests

  • Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests

  • Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests

  • Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

  • Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

  • E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

  • Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

  • E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

  • Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

  • E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

  • Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

  • U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Annual tab approaches $170 billion a year, report finds

  • U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Annual tab approaches $170 billion a year, report finds

  • Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC
    (11-Dec-2014)
    10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says

  • U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Annual tab approaches $170 billion a year, report finds

  • Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Ads featured advice from former smokers

  • Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

  • Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

  • Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

  • Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Ads featured advice from former smokers

  • Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Ads featured advice from former smokers

  • Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Ads featured advice from former smokers

  • Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

  • Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

  • Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

  • U.S. Doctors Cutting Back on Painkiller Prescriptions: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Ninety percent of primary care physicians are concerned about abuse of powerful narcotics

  • Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

  • U.S. Doctors Cutting Back on Painkiller Prescriptions: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Ninety percent of primary care physicians are concerned about abuse of powerful narcotics

  • Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

  • Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

  • Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Link is especially true for females

  • Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Link is especially true for females

  • Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk

  • Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk

  • Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S.
    (02-Dec-2014)
    CDC report also finds surge in heroin-related overdose deaths

  • Humans' Taste for Booze May Go Back Millions of Years
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Homo sapiens' ape ancestors long ago developed ability to eat fermented fruit, study suggests

  • Humans' Taste for Booze May Go Back Millions of Years
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Homo sapiens' ape ancestors long ago developed ability to eat fermented fruit, study suggests

  • Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S.
    (02-Dec-2014)
    CDC report also finds surge in heroin-related overdose deaths

  • Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S.
    (02-Dec-2014)
    CDC report also finds surge in heroin-related overdose deaths

  • Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Nov-2014)
    Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC
    (26-Nov-2014)
    But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC
    (26-Nov-2014)
    But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

  • U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC
    (26-Nov-2014)
    But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

  • Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

  • Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

  • Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

  • Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

  • Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

  • FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

  • Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

  • Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

  • Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
    (19-Nov-2014)
    American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

  • Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
    (19-Nov-2014)
    American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

  • Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
    (19-Nov-2014)
    American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

  • Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

  • Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds
    (18-Nov-2014)
    U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

  • Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

  • Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

  • Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

  • Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

  • Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

  • Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds
    (18-Nov-2014)
    U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

  • Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

  • Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

  • Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

  • Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

  • Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

  • Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

  • More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

  • ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

  • More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

  • Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers
    (09-Nov-2014)
    Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

  • Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers
    (09-Nov-2014)
    Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

  • Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers
    (09-Nov-2014)
    Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

  • Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • 'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

  • 'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

  • More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

  • More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

  • As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

  • Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

  • Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

  • Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

  • Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

  • For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

  • Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
    (20-Oct-2014)
    To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

  • Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
    (20-Oct-2014)
    To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

  • Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Behavioral counseling plus medication beats other strategies, study finds

  • ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

  • ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

  • ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

  • Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Tackling drug use at the outset curbs odds of aggression, study says

  • Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Tackling drug use at the outset curbs odds of aggression, study says

  • Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Tackling drug use at the outset curbs odds of aggression, study says

  • Drug Addiction Seen as 'Moral Failing,' Survey Finds
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Public sentiment more accepting of mental illness, researchers say

  • Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm
    (03-Oct-2014)
    And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

  • Drug Addiction Seen as 'Moral Failing,' Survey Finds
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Public sentiment more accepting of mental illness, researchers say

  • Drug Addiction Seen as 'Moral Failing,' Survey Finds
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Public sentiment more accepting of mental illness, researchers say

  • Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

  • Smoke-Free Subsidized Housing Could Save Nearly $500 Million
    (02-Oct-2014)
    U.S. government study suggests reducing secondhand smoke exposure cuts costs

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Smoke-Free Subsidized Housing Could Save Nearly $500 Million
    (02-Oct-2014)
    U.S. government study suggests reducing secondhand smoke exposure cuts costs

  • Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Smoke-Free Subsidized Housing Could Save Nearly $500 Million
    (02-Oct-2014)
    U.S. government study suggests reducing secondhand smoke exposure cuts costs

  • A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms
    (01-Oct-2014)
    The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

  • Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

  • Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

  • Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

  • Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
    (27-Sep-2014)
    Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
    (27-Sep-2014)
    Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

  • E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    But fourfold increase seen among current, former smokers, many of whom still smoke cigarettes

  • E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    But fourfold increase seen among current, former smokers, many of whom still smoke cigarettes

  • E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    But fourfold increase seen among current, former smokers, many of whom still smoke cigarettes

  • Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked

  • Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study
    (23-Sep-2014)
    How soon teen gets drunk after trying first drink also raises risk, researchers report

  • Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

  • Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

  • Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

  • Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

  • Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

  • Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

  • PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

  • More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

  • More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

  • Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

  • More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

  • Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

  • Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

  • Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

  • Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
    (08-Sep-2014)
    But no similar association was found between mother and children

  • Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

  • 10 Percent of Americans Admit to Illicit Drug Use
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Marijuana tops list of substances, federal report says

  • 10 Percent of Americans Admit to Illicit Drug Use
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Marijuana tops list of substances, federal report says

  • Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

  • E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But researcher says the devices should still be regulated

  • E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But researcher says the devices should still be regulated

  • 'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

  • Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

  • Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

  • Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

  • 'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

  • Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

  • Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

  • Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

  • 'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

  • 'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association

  • Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association

  • Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association

  • Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
    (25-Aug-2014)
    CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

  • E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people

  • Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
    (25-Aug-2014)
    CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

  • E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people

  • Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
    (25-Aug-2014)
    CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

  • E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people

  • Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
    (25-Aug-2014)
    CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

  • Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

  • Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

  • Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

  • U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

  • For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

  • Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
    (19-Aug-2014)
    New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

  • For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

  • Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

  • Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

  • Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

  • Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

  • Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

  • Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

  • One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

  • Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Study may explain why attention, behavior problems persist in kids with fetal alcohol disorders

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Teen football players use the most illegal drugs, research shows

  • Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows
    (01-Aug-2014)
    They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

  • Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows
    (01-Aug-2014)
    They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

  • Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Two-thirds of physicians thought they could help smokers quit, and a third recommended them

  • Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

  • Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

  • Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

  • Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

  • Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

  • Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

  • Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

  • Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

  • Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say

  • Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say

  • Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

  • Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

  • Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken

  • FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

  • Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers

  • Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

  • HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

  • Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors

  • Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

  • Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

  • Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms
    (19-Jul-2014)
    More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

  • Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

  • Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

  • College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

  • Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

  • Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
    (16-Jul-2014)
    But the finding might someday lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers hope

  • Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
    (16-Jul-2014)
    But the finding might someday lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers hope

  • Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
    (16-Jul-2014)
    But the finding might someday lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers hope

  • Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

  • Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
    (15-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

  • Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    The bigger, the better, researchers say

  • Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
    (15-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

  • Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    The bigger, the better, researchers say

  • Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    The bigger, the better, researchers say

  • Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

  • Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

  • A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
    (11-Jul-2014)
    New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

  • Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant
    (11-Jul-2014)
    How smoking can harm a developing baby

  • Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant
    (11-Jul-2014)
    How smoking can harm a developing baby

  • Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Statement says more research needed on health effects of the nicotine-delivery devices

  • Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Statement says more research needed on health effects of the nicotine-delivery devices

  • Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Statement says more research needed on health effects of the nicotine-delivery devices

  • Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

  • Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

  • Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

  • Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

  • Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

  • Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Survey found one in five high school seniors had tried it; being affluent, well-educated raised risk

  • Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Survey found one in five high school seniors had tried it; being affluent, well-educated raised risk

  • Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Survey found one in five high school seniors had tried it; being affluent, well-educated raised risk

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study
    (03-Jul-2014)
    And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

  • Stay Safe On The Roads This July Fourth
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Nearly 400 people may die in accidents over holiday weekend, National Safety Council estimates

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
    (03-Jul-2014)
    MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests

  • Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests

  • Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

  • Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

  • Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida

  • Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

  • Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

  • Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis
    (30-Jun-2014)
    But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

  • 1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

  • 1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

  • Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least
    (26-Jun-2014)
    It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

  • CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

  • CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

  • CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

  • Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

  • CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

  • Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

  • Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

  • Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

  • Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

  • Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk
    (19-Jun-2014)
    People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

  • Sharp Rise in 'Meth'-Linked ER Visits in U.S., Study Shows
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Resurgence in abuse cases reverses a decline noted between 2005-2007, federal experts say

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Sharp Rise in 'Meth'-Linked ER Visits in U.S., Study Shows
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Resurgence in abuse cases reverses a decline noted between 2005-2007, federal experts say

  • Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk
    (19-Jun-2014)
    People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

  • E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    About 10 new brands, 240 new flavors come out every month; some quickly disappear though

  • Health Tip: Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol?
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Warning signs that a teen may be drinking

  • E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    About 10 new brands, 240 new flavors come out every month; some quickly disappear though

  • E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    About 10 new brands, 240 new flavors come out every month; some quickly disappear though

  • Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

  • Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

  • Less Smoking, Sex and Fighting Among U.S. High School Kids: CDC
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But rates for other unhealthy behaviors, such as texting while driving, are up, agency says

  • Scientists Spot New Clues to a Deadly Lung Disease
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis always fatal, but research points to possible cause, potential treatment

  • Doctors' Group Calls for Tougher Rules on Sale of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jun-2014)
    American Medical Association recommendations include minimum age purchase rule, flavor restrictions

  • Doctors' Group Calls for Tougher Rules on Sale of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jun-2014)
    American Medical Association recommendations include minimum age purchase rule, flavor restrictions

  • Doctors' Group Calls for Tougher Rules on Sale of E-Cigarettes
    (10-Jun-2014)
    American Medical Association recommendations include minimum age purchase rule, flavor restrictions

  • Text Messages May Double Smoker's Odds of Quitting
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Cellphone reminders and encouragement help people stick to smoke-free goal, study finds

  • Use Prescription Painkillers Safely
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

  • Text Messages May Double Smoker's Odds of Quitting
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Cellphone reminders and encouragement help people stick to smoke-free goal, study finds

  • Text Messages May Double Smoker's Odds of Quitting
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Cellphone reminders and encouragement help people stick to smoke-free goal, study finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Drug could impair male fertility, study suggests

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Study Links Pot Use With Poor Sleep
    (04-Jun-2014)
    It's possible that insomnia leads some people to turn to marijuana, study authors say

  • Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Being scared by cigarette warnings, playing team sports also increased chances of kicking the habit

  • Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Being scared by cigarette warnings, playing team sports also increased chances of kicking the habit

  • E-Cigarette Advertising Soars on American TV, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Youthful audience exposed to pitches for the nicotine product has tripled in recent years

  • 1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

  • 1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

  • E-Cigarette Advertising Soars on American TV, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Youthful audience exposed to pitches for the nicotine product has tripled in recent years

  • Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
    (29-May-2014)
    Seeing smokeless devices in action triggered urge for a regular cigarette in young smokers, study found

  • Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

  • Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
    (29-May-2014)
    Seeing smokeless devices in action triggered urge for a regular cigarette in young smokers, study found

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say

  • Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say

  • Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say

  • Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
    (27-May-2014)
    Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

  • Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
    (27-May-2014)
    Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

  • Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
    (23-May-2014)
    Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

  • Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    But e-cigarettes continue to rise in popularity, with sales nearing $1.7 billion

  • Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Smoking may be a greater risk factor, researchers report

  • Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
    (23-May-2014)
    Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

  • Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
    (23-May-2014)
    Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

  • Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
    (23-May-2014)
    Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

  • Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    But e-cigarettes continue to rise in popularity, with sales nearing $1.7 billion

  • Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    But e-cigarettes continue to rise in popularity, with sales nearing $1.7 billion

  • Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
    (22-May-2014)
    Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

  • Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
    (22-May-2014)
    Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

  • COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
    (21-May-2014)
    Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

  • Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
    (21-May-2014)
    But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

  • COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
    (21-May-2014)
    Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

  • COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
    (21-May-2014)
    Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

  • Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
    (21-May-2014)
    But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

  • COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
    (21-May-2014)
    Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

  • Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk
    (20-May-2014)
    But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

  • Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?
    (20-May-2014)
    One study says yes, but not all experts agree

  • Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk
    (20-May-2014)
    But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

  • Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk
    (20-May-2014)
    But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

  • Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?
    (20-May-2014)
    One study says yes, but not all experts agree

  • Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?
    (20-May-2014)
    One study says yes, but not all experts agree

  • Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

  • Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

  • Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
    (16-May-2014)
    Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine, harmful substances in smokers

  • Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

  • Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
    (16-May-2014)
    Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine, harmful substances in smokers

  • Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
    (16-May-2014)
    Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine, harmful substances in smokers

  • Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
    (16-May-2014)
    Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine, harmful substances in smokers

  • FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children
    (14-May-2014)
    Reporting tobacco law violations helps keep cigarettes out of kids' hands, agency says

  • Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children
    (14-May-2014)
    Reporting tobacco law violations helps keep cigarettes out of kids' hands, agency says

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children
    (14-May-2014)
    Reporting tobacco law violations helps keep cigarettes out of kids' hands, agency says

  • Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future
    (13-May-2014)
    Smoking, drinking, not eating right and not exercising will add up to future health woes, researchers say

  • Almost 1 in 20 Young Teens Binge Drinks, Canadian Study Finds
    (13-May-2014)
    4 percent of 12- to 14-year-olds say they've downed more than 5 drinks in a sitting over past year

  • Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study
    (13-May-2014)
    But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

  • Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study
    (13-May-2014)
    But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

  • College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future
    (13-May-2014)
    Smoking, drinking, not eating right and not exercising will add up to future health woes, researchers say

  • College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future
    (13-May-2014)
    Smoking, drinking, not eating right and not exercising will add up to future health woes, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey
    (13-May-2014)
    Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern

  • People With Mental Health Issues More Likely to Turn to E-Cigarettes: Study
    (13-May-2014)
    Researcher notes they are more often smokers, and they try to quit smoking this way

  • Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All
    (12-May-2014)
    Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

  • College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds
    (12-May-2014)
    As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

  • Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
    (12-May-2014)
    Quitting early in child's life helps reduce risk, researchers say

  • College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds
    (12-May-2014)
    As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

  • Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
    (12-May-2014)
    Quitting early in child's life helps reduce risk, researchers say

  • Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke
    (12-May-2014)
    Children with the disorder typically have higher smoking rates, experts note

  • E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review
    (07-May-2014)
    Raises concerns about safety of e-cig chemicals, but industry representative says they're safe

  • Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say

  • Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
    (07-May-2014)
    Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

  • E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review
    (07-May-2014)
    Raises concerns about safety of e-cig chemicals, but industry representative says they're safe

  • Nicotine Poisoning of Infant Highlights 'E-Cig' Dangers, Docs Report
    (07-May-2014)
    10-month-old boy was sickened but survived toxic ingestion of liquid used for 'vaping'

  • Little Cigars Liked by Teens Are Still 'Candy-Flavored Tobacco': Report
    (07-May-2014)
    Researchers found some of the cigars, which are unregulated by FDA, had more chemical flavoring than candy or Kool-Aid

  • Little Cigars Liked by Teens Are Still 'Candy-Flavored Tobacco': Report
    (07-May-2014)
    Researchers found some of the cigars, which are unregulated by FDA, had more chemical flavoring than candy or Kool-Aid

  • Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles
    (06-May-2014)
    Study found they were more likely to come from homes affected by poverty, divorce, substance abuse

  • Weight Gain Fears Keep Some Smokers From Quitting
    (06-May-2014)
    Docs can help by addressing diet maintenance in cessation plans, researchers say

  • Weight Gain Fears Keep Some Smokers From Quitting
    (06-May-2014)
    Docs can help by addressing diet maintenance in cessation plans, researchers say

  • In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
    (05-May-2014)
    Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Baby's Heart Defects
    (05-May-2014)
    Preliminary finding gives moms-to-be another reason not to light up

  • In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
    (05-May-2014)
    Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Baby's Heart Defects
    (05-May-2014)
    Preliminary finding gives moms-to-be another reason not to light up

  • Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones
    (05-May-2014)
    Survey finds young parents and non-smokers among users

  • Health Tip: Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol
    (02-May-2014)
    Start a dialog when they're young

  • Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Too often, addiction and abuse begin at home, he warns

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Too often, addiction and abuse begin at home, he warns

  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use, Study Says
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Although a fifth of teens say they use pot, laws around medical use aren't a factor, research shows

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Kentucky patients 22 percent less likely to need to be admitted in counties with stricter laws, study finds

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Kentucky patients 22 percent less likely to need to be admitted in counties with stricter laws, study finds

  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

  • A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
    (15-Apr-2014)
    The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

  • Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
    (15-Apr-2014)
    The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Of early death and other complications

  • Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

  • Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

  • Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

  • Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

  • Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Study analyzed popular prime-time programs, smoking rates since 1955

  • Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Study analyzed popular prime-time programs, smoking rates since 1955

  • FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio's OK is part of efforts to stem tide of overdoses from abuse of meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

  • FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio's OK is part of efforts to stem tide of overdoses from abuse of meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
    (01-Apr-2014)
    92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
    (01-Apr-2014)
    92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

  • Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

  • Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

  • Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Fewer Americans Would Smoke If Cessation Treatments Were Covered: CDC
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Counseling and medication services aren't all included, and barriers to access exist, study shows

  • Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

  • Smartphone App May Help People Overcome Alcoholism
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Study found more abstinence, less 'risky' drinking among A-CHESS users

  • Smartphone App May Help People Overcome Alcoholism
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Study found more abstinence, less 'risky' drinking among A-CHESS users

  • Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
    (25-Mar-2014)
    More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

  • E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But research design was flawed, critic says

  • Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

  • Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

  • E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But research design was flawed, critic says

  • Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

  • E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But research design was flawed, critic says

  • E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But research design was flawed, critic says

  • ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Less-powerful drugs often better choice, depending on source of pain, doctors say

  • Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
    (20-Mar-2014)
    But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

  • Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
    (20-Mar-2014)
    But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

  • Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

  • Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study
    (17-Mar-2014)
    If kids have ridden with a drunk driver, they're more likely to drive while impaired, researchers find

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

  • Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Brain scans showed nicotine withdrawal weakens parts of the brain tied to ability to control cravings

  • Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

  • Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Scans showed less response to negative images of habit's consequences

  • Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Researchers also found those who used them had higher blood pressure than those who didn't

  • Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Scans showed less response to negative images of habit's consequences

  • Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Researchers also found those who used them had higher blood pressure than those who didn't

  • Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds

  • Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Risk rises with multiple ER visits, researchers say

  • Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Risk rises with multiple ER visits, researchers say

  • Weed Use Up, Cocaine Use Down, U.S. Report Finds
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Review covered 2000 to 2010, so doesn't reflect suspected increase in heroin use

  • Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Swiss study suggests results just as good for physicians without certain training

  • Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous Tradition
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Expert says thousands of college students injured each year after drinking too much, and some die

  • Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Swiss study suggests results just as good for physicians without certain training

  • Weed Use Up, Cocaine Use Down, U.S. Report Finds
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Review covered 2000 to 2010, so doesn't reflect suspected increase in heroin use

  • Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Devices may serve as gateway to tobacco use, study author says

  • 2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

  • Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Devices may serve as gateway to tobacco use, study author says

  • Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Devices may serve as gateway to tobacco use, study author says

  • Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

  • Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Measurements suggest raised risk for later heart attack, stroke, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Measurements suggest raised risk for later heart attack, stroke, researchers say

  • Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2014)
    The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

  • Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2014)
    The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

  • Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Persistent annoyance of women usually ignored by bar staff, observers report

  • Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year
    (03-Mar-2014)
    And national research shows majority of prescription drug abusers supplied through family, friends

  • Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Episodes of heavy consumption can damage organs, study author says

  • Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Episodes of heavy consumption can damage organs, study author says

  • Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Many aren't aware they carry the liver-destroying virus, experts say

  • Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year
    (03-Mar-2014)
    And national research shows majority of prescription drug abusers supplied through family, friends

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Miscarriage Risk
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Study found that as exposures rose, so did risk for a number of serious obstetric complications

  • Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller
    (26-Feb-2014)
    One dose of Zohydro could kill a child, say coalition of consumer advocates, addiction specialists

  • Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

  • Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

  • Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Group given Topamax had more alcohol-free days than those taking placebo, study finds

  • Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Group given Topamax had more alcohol-free days than those taking placebo, study finds

  • Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Alcohol also lowered how much of a chemical that's needed for development reached the fetus

  • Fire-Safe Cigarette Law Reduces Home Fires: Study
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Massachusetts saw a 28 percent drop in cigarette-caused blazes since law took effect

  • Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Large study found 14 percent receive these powerful drugs, with effects on babies unclear

  • Fire-Safe Cigarette Law Reduces Home Fires: Study
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Massachusetts saw a 28 percent drop in cigarette-caused blazes since law took effect

  • Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems

  • Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems

  • Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems

  • U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Deadly epidemic is driven by abuse of narcotic painkillers and heroin

  • U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Deadly epidemic is driven by abuse of narcotic painkillers and heroin

  • U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Deadly epidemic is driven by abuse of narcotic painkillers and heroin

  • Study: Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Would Affect Poorer, High-Risk Drinkers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    But the impact on moderate drinkers would be minimal, researchers say

  • Study: Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Would Affect Poorer, High-Risk Drinkers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    But the impact on moderate drinkers would be minimal, researchers say

  • Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
    (07-Feb-2014)
    But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

  • Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
    (07-Feb-2014)
    But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Get enough exercise

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Get enough exercise

  • Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
    (07-Feb-2014)
    But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

  • CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission

  • CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission

  • Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

  • College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms
    (31-Jan-2014)
    One leads to the other, creating a vicious cycle, study says

  • Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

  • CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (31-Jan-2014)
    It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

  • CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (31-Jan-2014)
    It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

  • CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (31-Jan-2014)
    It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

  • Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

  • Number of Nurses Who Smoke Is Down: Report
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Researcher says trend is important because it sends clear message to patients about quitting

  • Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later
    (27-Jan-2014)
    People who were abused as kids or had parents with addiction might take longer to regain mental health

  • Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Abdominal aortic aneurysms are bulges in a major artery that can burst without warning

  • 'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Study of 500,000 lethal U.S. collisions finds no amount of drinking safe before getting behind the wheel

  • Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2014)
    American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

  • Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Colorado patients were delirious, combative, had seizures and breathing problems

  • 'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Study of 500,000 lethal U.S. collisions finds no amount of drinking safe before getting behind the wheel

  • Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Colorado patients were delirious, combative, had seizures and breathing problems

  • Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2014)
    American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

  • Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2014)
    American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

  • Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted

  • Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted

  • Truck Drivers Top List of Overweight Workers
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Survey of Washington state residents also found salespeople, office workers prone to weight gain

  • Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Report from U.S. Surgeon General confirms maternal smoking's link to these birth defects

  • U.S. Health Officials Urge Renewed Fight to Stamp Out Cigarette Use
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Diabetes, colorectal and liver cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction among latest ills now linked to tobacco

  • U.S. Health Officials Urge Renewed Fight to Stamp Out Cigarette Use
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Diabetes, colorectal and liver cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction among latest ills now linked to tobacco

  • Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse?
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Study supports asking a simple question, rather than giving lengthy questionnaire

  • Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse?
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Study supports asking a simple question, rather than giving lengthy questionnaire

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Report authors credit increasing cigarette taxes, hard-hitting anti-smoking ads for decline

  • Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse?
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Study supports asking a simple question, rather than giving lengthy questionnaire

  • Drug Abusers at Risk for Suicidal Thoughts, Survey Finds
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Expert says providing support, treatment could help prevent needless deaths in this high-risk group

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Report authors credit increasing cigarette taxes, hard-hitting anti-smoking ads for decline

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Report authors credit increasing cigarette taxes, hard-hitting anti-smoking ads for decline

  • Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Study found those consuming at least 2.5 drinks daily showed mental decline earlier than lighter drinkers

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters
    (14-Jan-2014)
    40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters
    (14-Jan-2014)
    40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters
    (14-Jan-2014)
    40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

  • Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

  • Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

  • Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

  • Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

  • Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

  • Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

  • CDC: Docs Aren't Doing Enough to Discourage Problem Drinking
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Only 1 in 6 adults says a doctor or health professional has discussed alcohol use with them, report finds

  • CDC: Docs Aren't Doing Enough to Discourage Problem Drinking
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Only 1 in 6 adults says a doctor or health professional has discussed alcohol use with them, report finds

  • Chantix Helped People With Mental Illness Quit Smoking Longer in Study
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Extended treatment combined with talk therapy might be most effective, researcher says

  • Half-Century of Smoking Prevention Extended 8 Million Lives: Study
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But almost one-fifth of Americans still light up

  • Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But many are still lighting up a year later, study finds

  • Chantix Helped People With Mental Illness Quit Smoking Longer in Study
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Extended treatment combined with talk therapy might be most effective, researcher says

  • Half-Century of Smoking Prevention Extended 8 Million Lives: Study
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But almost one-fifth of Americans still light up

  • Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But many are still lighting up a year later, study finds

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • Half-Century of Smoking Prevention Extended 8 Million Lives: Study
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But almost one-fifth of Americans still light up

  • Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med
    (07-Jan-2014)
    But many are still lighting up a year later, study finds

  • E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Health experts say more research needed into the devices' safety and effectiveness as a quit-smoking tool

  • A Guide to Smoking-Cessation Options
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Choices range from drugs to nasal sprays to acupuncture

  • E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Health experts say more research needed into the devices' safety and effectiveness as a quit-smoking tool

  • A Guide to Smoking-Cessation Options
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Choices range from drugs to nasal sprays to acupuncture

  • E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Health experts say more research needed into the devices' safety and effectiveness as a quit-smoking tool

  • A Guide to Smoking-Cessation Options
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Choices range from drugs to nasal sprays to acupuncture

  • Hormone Takes the High Out of Weed, Rodent Study Finds
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Researchers hope findings will lead to drug to treat marijuana abuse

  • Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Post-Op Medical Costs
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Researchers estimate tobacco-related complications in year after surgery cost U.S. $17 billion annually

  • Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

  • Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

  • Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Post-Op Medical Costs
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Researchers estimate tobacco-related complications in year after surgery cost U.S. $17 billion annually

  • Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

  • Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

  • Avoiding That New Year's Hangover
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Drink in moderation and eat beforehand, doctor says

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Nicotine replacement treatment alone doesn't improve odds of kicking the habit, researchers found

  • Secure Your Prescription Drugs When Hosting Holiday Parties: Experts
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Some guests might be tempted by easy access to medicines

  • Total Smoking Bans Work Better Than Halfway Measures
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Efforts to quit succeed more often with home, city prohibitions in place, study finds

  • Secure Your Prescription Drugs When Hosting Holiday Parties: Experts
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Some guests might be tempted by easy access to medicines

  • Total Smoking Bans Work Better Than Halfway Measures
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Efforts to quit succeed more often with home, city prohibitions in place, study finds

  • Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Nicotine replacement treatment alone doesn't improve odds of kicking the habit, researchers found

  • Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Nicotine replacement treatment alone doesn't improve odds of kicking the habit, researchers found

  • Substance-Abuse Treatment Often Tough to Find for Medicaid Patients
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Study found wider access gaps in South and Midwest, and among blacks

  • Substance-Abuse Treatment Often Tough to Find for Medicaid Patients
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Study found wider access gaps in South and Midwest, and among blacks

  • Substance-Abuse Treatment Often Tough to Find for Medicaid Patients
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Study found wider access gaps in South and Midwest, and among blacks

  • Drunk Driving Can Make Holiday Season Deadly
    (23-Dec-2013)
    U.S. agencies countering with roadside detection, ignition-lock laws, new blood-alcohol technology

  • Drunk Driving Can Make Holiday Season Deadly
    (23-Dec-2013)
    U.S. agencies countering with roadside detection, ignition-lock laws, new blood-alcohol technology

  • Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids
    (19-Dec-2013)
    86 percent of adults polled said the nicotine-delivery devices should not be sold to minors

  • Anxiety Tied to Stroke Risk in Study
    (19-Dec-2013)
    But direct link not proven

  • Many Americans Don't Receive Preventive Dental Care: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    10-year study found some improvement, but continued gaps among racial groups

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • James Bond's Dirty Little Spy Secret: He's an Alcoholic
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Study claims rate of boozing would make him too addled to pursue villains, women

  • James Bond's Dirty Little Spy Secret: He's an Alcoholic
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Study claims rate of boozing would make him too addled to pursue villains, women

  • Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests effect on children's brains goes beyond intelligence

  • State Laws Can Help Curb Binge Drinking, Study Says
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Strong enforcement of alcohol-control policies may prevent many drinking-related problems

  • State Laws Can Help Curb Binge Drinking, Study Says
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Strong enforcement of alcohol-control policies may prevent many drinking-related problems

  • Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding may gain significance as legalization spreads across U.S., study author says

  • Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding may gain significance as legalization spreads across U.S., study author says

  • Those With Insurance More Likely to Use Preventive Care: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    And they're less likely to adopt risky habits like smoking

  • Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding may gain significance as legalization spreads across U.S., study author says

  • OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Painkillers like Vicodin also popular, researchers found

  • Doctors' Group Urges Tighter Controls on Prescription Painkillers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    American College of Physicians issues guidelines for preventing these and other drugs from being abused

  • Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn

  • OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Painkillers like Vicodin also popular, researchers found

  • Doctors' Group Urges Tighter Controls on Prescription Painkillers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    American College of Physicians issues guidelines for preventing these and other drugs from being abused

  • OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Painkillers like Vicodin also popular, researchers found

  • Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn

  • Study Challenges Myths About Frequent ER Users
    (06-Dec-2013)
    They're likely to have chronic health conditions, rather than mental illness or substance abuse, authors say

  • Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

  • Study Challenges Myths About Frequent ER Users
    (06-Dec-2013)
    They're likely to have chronic health conditions, rather than mental illness or substance abuse, authors say

  • Health Tip: When You Want to Quit Smoking
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Ask friends, family for support

  • Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Health-care providers should do more to help survivors quit, study says

  • Health Tip: When You Want to Quit Smoking
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Ask friends, family for support

  • Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

  • Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Health-care providers should do more to help survivors quit, study says

  • Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Study finds rates approached 1 percent during doctors' training program

  • Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children
    (03-Dec-2013)
    But researchers say more study on the causes of the disorder is needed

  • Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Alcohol contributing to ER visits from hallucinogen, federal officials say

  • Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Study finds rates approached 1 percent during doctors' training program

  • Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Alcohol contributing to ER visits from hallucinogen, federal officials say

  • Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children
    (03-Dec-2013)
    But researchers say more study on the causes of the disorder is needed

  • Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
    (02-Dec-2013)
    International project suggests these labels could keep millions of Americans away from cigarettes

  • Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
    (02-Dec-2013)
    International project suggests these labels could keep millions of Americans away from cigarettes

  • Heavy Drinking Can Dry Up a Marriage If One Spouse Abstains
    (29-Nov-2013)
    But divorce rate no higher when both overindulge, study finds

  • Heavy Drinking Can Dry Up a Marriage If One Spouse Abstains
    (29-Nov-2013)
    But divorce rate no higher when both overindulge, study finds

  • Holiday Health and Safety: Another List to Be Checking Twice
    (28-Nov-2013)
    An expert offers up tips for a busy season ahead

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Study pinpointed good and bad habits that could affect risk of complications

  • Health Disparities Persist in America: Report
    (21-Nov-2013)
    CDC finds race, sex, education, location and wealth among key factors in these inequalities

  • Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Expert advice on motivation and methods to kick the habit

  • Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Expert advice on motivation and methods to kick the habit

  • Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Study found reduced death rates from heart-related causes within 8 years

  • Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Expert advice on motivation and methods to kick the habit

  • Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Study found reduced death rates from heart-related causes within 8 years

  • Flushed Complexion After Drinking Could Point to High Blood Pressure Risk
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Response could signal vulnerability for alcohol-linked blood pressure trouble, study found

  • Those Rocked by Recession Most Likely to Hit the Bottle: Study
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Men and the middle-aged vulnerable, possibly because of bigger responsibilities at home

  • Those Rocked by Recession Most Likely to Hit the Bottle: Study
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Men and the middle-aged vulnerable, possibly because of bigger responsibilities at home

  • College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds
    (18-Nov-2013)
    A single pro-smoking message can have a week-long effect, researchers say

  • Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Researchers say one-third of these deaths could be prevented

  • Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Researchers say one-third of these deaths could be prevented

  • College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds
    (18-Nov-2013)
    A single pro-smoking message can have a week-long effect, researchers say

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Cigarette smoking hasn't declined among young people, researchers find

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Cigarette smoking hasn't declined among young people, researchers find

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Cigarette smoking hasn't declined among young people, researchers find

  • Even Non-Surgical Hospital Patients Often Get Powerful Narcotics: Study
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Researchers looked at more than 1 million U.S. admissions

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Study of experimental treatment shows some success at six months

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Study of experimental treatment shows some success at six months

  • Study Probes Heroin Addiction's Effect on the Brain
    (11-Nov-2013)
    DNA changes appear to rise with more years of drug abuse, researchers say

  • Study Probes Heroin Addiction's Effect on the Brain
    (11-Nov-2013)
    DNA changes appear to rise with more years of drug abuse, researchers say

  • Kids View Too Many TV Ads for Booze, Study Finds
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Number of alcohol advertisements exceeds the industry's own voluntary guidelines, experts say

  • Gaps in Smoke-Free Workplace Laws May Leave Many Exposed
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Study finds on-the-job secondhand smoke still a problem in certain occupations

  • Gaps in Smoke-Free Workplace Laws May Leave Many Exposed
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Study finds on-the-job secondhand smoke still a problem in certain occupations

  • Gaps in Smoke-Free Workplace Laws May Leave Many Exposed
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Study finds on-the-job secondhand smoke still a problem in certain occupations

  • One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Finding suggests that ERs might provide a good opportunity to spot trouble, intervene

  • One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Finding suggests that ERs might provide a good opportunity to spot trouble, intervene

  • E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study
    (30-Oct-2013)
    It found few teens go on to smoke cigarettes, use other kinds of tobacco after 'vaping'

  • Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

  • Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

  • E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study
    (30-Oct-2013)
    It found few teens go on to smoke cigarettes, use other kinds of tobacco after 'vaping'

  • Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

  • Reports of U.S. Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug Questioned
    (29-Oct-2013)
    DEA says none of the drug samples tested so far has been confirmed as home-cooked krokodil

  • Reports of U.S. Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug Questioned
    (29-Oct-2013)
    DEA says none of the drug samples tested so far has been confirmed as home-cooked krokodil

  • Reports of U.S. Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug Questioned
    (29-Oct-2013)
    DEA says none of the drug samples tested so far has been confirmed as home-cooked krokodil

  • Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

  • Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

  • Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

  • Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest

  • Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

  • Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
    (25-Oct-2013)
    DEA urges Americans to dispose of painkillers and other unused meds at sites nationwide

  • Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
    (25-Oct-2013)
    DEA urges Americans to dispose of painkillers and other unused meds at sites nationwide

  • FDA Urges Tighter Controls on Certain Prescription Painkillers
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Large supplies of often-abused drugs such as Vicodin should be harder to obtain, agency says

  • Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Preventive measures urgently needed to reverse this trend, researchers say

  • Longer Detox Might Work Better for Prescription Pain Med Addiction
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Small study compared varying treatment periods used with opioid-dependent patients

  • Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Survey found teens are getting message about dangers of alcohol

  • Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Survey found teens are getting message about dangers of alcohol

  • Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Researchers looked at Washington state hospitalizations, mortality for 50,000 babies

  • Longer Detox Might Work Better for Prescription Pain Med Addiction
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Small study compared varying treatment periods used with opioid-dependent patients

  • Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Researchers looked at Washington state hospitalizations, mortality for 50,000 babies

  • Health Tip: When Athletes Smoke
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Tobacco can interfere with performance

  • Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction

  • Study Probes Why Truckers Use Booze, Illicit Drugs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Drivers who are younger or paid less more likely to be users, international review found

  • Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction

  • Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction

  • Study Probes Why Truckers Use Booze, Illicit Drugs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Drivers who are younger or paid less more likely to be users, international review found

  • Study Probes Why Truckers Use Booze, Illicit Drugs
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Drivers who are younger or paid less more likely to be users, international review found

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • Social Networking Sites May Help Smokers Kick the Habit
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Users built strong connections to others, felt more empowered to quit, study found

  • Fake ID Use Tied to High-Risk Drinking by Underage Students
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests practice may lead to slippery slope of alcohol problems

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Smoke-Free Homes Help Curb Habit, Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Findings especially applicable to low-income smokers

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Smoke-Free Homes Help Curb Habit, Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Findings especially applicable to low-income smokers

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Smoke-Free Homes Help Curb Habit, Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Findings especially applicable to low-income smokers

  • Crystal Meth May Jump-Start Injection Drug Use, Study Says
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Researchers focused on street kids in Canada

  • How Much Alcohol In Your Drink? Stronger Beverages Make It Tough to Tell
    (15-Oct-2013)
    A glass of wine at a restaurant may be 50 percent more potent than you think, experts warn

  • How Much Alcohol In Your Drink? Stronger Beverages Make It Tough to Tell
    (15-Oct-2013)
    A glass of wine at a restaurant may be 50 percent more potent than you think, experts warn

  • Crystal Meth May Jump-Start Injection Drug Use, Study Says
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Researchers focused on street kids in Canada

  • Study Sees No Suicide Risk From Stop-Smoking Drugs
    (15-Oct-2013)
    U.S. and some other countries have issued safety warnings about the products

  • Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

  • Stress Leads Some Doctors to Abuse Prescription Drugs, Study Says
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Physicians in recovery also described self-medicating for pain, depression and anxiety

  • Stress Leads Some Doctors to Abuse Prescription Drugs, Study Says
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Physicians in recovery also described self-medicating for pain, depression and anxiety

  • Alcoholism Treatment Can Help Some Liver Transplant Patients
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Study finds lower relapse rates, improved chances for surgery's success

  • Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Tobacco, marijuana and alcohol use addressed

  • Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Tobacco, marijuana and alcohol use addressed

  • Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Tobacco, marijuana and alcohol use addressed

  • Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Target problems like smoking, poor eating and being overweight, heart association says

  • Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Target problems like smoking, poor eating and being overweight, heart association says

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Research adds to other health hazards of tobacco smoke exposure in the womb

  • Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Research adds to other health hazards of tobacco smoke exposure in the womb

  • Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Width and location of the glass, color of the wine all seem to matter, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Smoking Affects Heart Health
    (30-Sep-2013)
    It damages blood vessels and blood cells

  • Drugged Driving Plays Major Role in Traffic Deaths
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Alone or combined with alcohol, study finds it multiplies the risk for road fatalities

  • Drugged Driving Plays Major Role in Traffic Deaths
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Alone or combined with alcohol, study finds it multiplies the risk for road fatalities

  • Drugged Driving Plays Major Role in Traffic Deaths
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Alone or combined with alcohol, study finds it multiplies the risk for road fatalities

  • Drinking Locations Factor Into Partner Violence, Study Says
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Where alcohol is consumed -- home, party, bar or park -- affects whether man or woman is victimized

  • Friends, Family Often the Suppliers in Underage Drinking, Smoking: Survey
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Other sources include grocery stores, gas stations and bars

  • U.S. Funds New Tobacco Regulation Research Centers
    (20-Sep-2013)
    14 centers across the country awarded $53 million at start

  • Opioids Not Winning the Battle Against Pain, Study Suggests
    (19-Sep-2013)
    More powerful painkillers prescribed, but they may not work better than safer alternatives

  • Anti-smoking Campaign Surpasses Expectations
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Surge seen in calls to quit line and website visits stemming from ads with former smokers, CDC reports

  • Anti-smoking Campaign Surpasses Expectations
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Surge seen in calls to quit line and website visits stemming from ads with former smokers, CDC reports

  • Intensive Substance-Abuse Treatment Fails to Deliver Better Results: Study
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researcher isn't ready to give up on the multi-pronged approach

  • Intensive Substance-Abuse Treatment Fails to Deliver Better Results: Study
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researcher isn't ready to give up on the multi-pronged approach

  • Intensive Substance-Abuse Treatment Fails to Deliver Better Results: Study
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researcher isn't ready to give up on the multi-pronged approach

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • 'Bath Salts' Drugs Led to 23,000 ER Visits in One Year: U.S. Report
    (17-Sep-2013)
    These stimulants are especially dangerous when combined with other drugs, expert says

  • 'Bath Salts' Drugs Led to 23,000 ER Visits in One Year: U.S. Report
    (17-Sep-2013)
    These stimulants are especially dangerous when combined with other drugs, expert says

  • Intensive Substance-Abuse Treatment Fails to Deliver Better Results: Study
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researcher isn't ready to give up on the multi-pronged approach

  • 1 in 5 High School Seniors Binge Drinks: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    'Extreme' binge drinking levels remain steady, while bingeing has declined, researchers say

  • Older Age May Mean Fewer Hangovers
    (13-Sep-2013)
    But study doesn't show why seniors suffer less headache, nausea than younger people after heavy drinking

  • Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests
    (12-Sep-2013)
    These expressive kids scored higher in 'sensation-seeking,' researchers found

  • People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving May Change When They're Drunk
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Alcohol may impair drivers' normally good sense, study says

  • Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests
    (12-Sep-2013)
    These expressive kids scored higher in 'sensation-seeking,' researchers found

  • People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving May Change When They're Drunk
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Alcohol may impair drivers' normally good sense, study says

  • People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving May Change When They're Drunk
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Alcohol may impair drivers' normally good sense, study says

  • Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Finding might offer doctors a 'practical tool,' researcher suggests

  • Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery
    (10-Sep-2013)
    'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse

  • FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Label warnings designed to limit use of extended-release, long-acting drugs like Oxycontin

  • Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
    (10-Sep-2013)
    The risk of poor health outcomes for mother and baby shouldn't be underestimated, researchers say

  • Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery
    (10-Sep-2013)
    'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse

  • FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Label warnings designed to limit use of extended-release, long-acting drugs like Oxycontin

  • Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery
    (10-Sep-2013)
    'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse

  • Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery
    (10-Sep-2013)
    'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse

  • Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery
    (10-Sep-2013)
    'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse

  • Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
    (10-Sep-2013)
    The risk of poor health outcomes for mother and baby shouldn't be underestimated, researchers say

  • 'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Real-life depictions of tobacco's devastating health consequences moved many Americans to quit, study found

  • Study Sees No Link Between Drinking During Early Pregnancy and Birth Woes
    (09-Sep-2013)
    The research didn't examine long-term health threats; March of Dimes critical of the findings

  • 'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Real-life depictions of tobacco's devastating health consequences moved many Americans to quit, study found

  • 'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Real-life depictions of tobacco's devastating health consequences moved many Americans to quit, study found

  • E-Cigarettes May Equal Nicotine Patches for Smoking Cessation
    (07-Sep-2013)
    In study, electronic devices had edge over patches for people still trying to cut down

  • E-Cigarettes May Equal Nicotine Patches for Smoking Cessation
    (07-Sep-2013)
    In study, electronic devices had edge over patches for people still trying to cut down

  • E-Cigarettes May Equal Nicotine Patches for Smoking Cessation
    (07-Sep-2013)
    In study, electronic devices had edge over patches for people still trying to cut down

  • Menthol Cigarette Use Rising Among Young Smokers
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Kids may mistakenly believe mentholated cigarettes are safer, researchers say

  • Teens' Use of E-Cigarettes Doubles in a Year: CDC
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Health officials worry the devices may cause more children to become addicted to tobacco products

  • Friends' Online Photos May Sway Teens' Behavior
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Pictures of peers smoking or drinking might encourage others in social network to do the same, study says

  • Friends' Online Photos May Sway Teens' Behavior
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Pictures of peers smoking or drinking might encourage others in social network to do the same, study says

  • Teens' Use of E-Cigarettes Doubles in a Year: CDC
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Health officials worry the devices may cause more children to become addicted to tobacco products

  • Teens' Use of E-Cigarettes Doubles in a Year: CDC
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Health officials worry the devices may cause more children to become addicted to tobacco products

  • Teens' Use of E-Cigarettes Doubles in a Year: CDC
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Health officials worry the devices may cause more children to become addicted to tobacco products

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • More Evidence Backs Routine CT Scans for Early Lung Cancer Detection
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Yearly tests picked up malignant tumors sooner than X-rays, study found

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report
    (04-Sep-2013)
    2012 national survey also found teens' drinking, tobacco use dropped over decade

  • Alcohol Dominates in Pop Music Lyrics: Study
    (30-Aug-2013)
    Hit songs celebrate 'getting wasted,' with none of the downside, researchers say

  • Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests
    (30-Aug-2013)
    But, moderate drinking might also just be sign of normal social life, researchers add

  • Toddlers Can Die From Swallowing Parents' Drug Detox Meds
    (29-Aug-2013)
    Buprenorphine responsible for 2,380 poison cases, 4 deaths in less than 3 years, study found

  • Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report
    (29-Aug-2013)
    'Too many young people are still at risk,' U.S. health official says

  • Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report
    (29-Aug-2013)
    'Too many young people are still at risk,' U.S. health official says

  • Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report
    (29-Aug-2013)
    'Too many young people are still at risk,' U.S. health official says

  • Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report
    (29-Aug-2013)
    'Too many young people are still at risk,' U.S. health official says

  • Middle-Aged Health Behavior a Matter of Degrees
    (29-Aug-2013)
    When medical conditions arose, study found college-educated people were more apt to change their lifestyles

  • Mental and Substance Disorders Major Cause of Nonfatal Illnesses
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Opioid dependence causes greatest health burden of all illicit drugs, study shows

  • Drinking Before First Pregnancy Raises Risk of Breast Cancer: Study
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Experts urge alcohol moderation for women during this time of life

  • Mental and Substance Disorders Major Cause of Nonfatal Illnesses
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Opioid dependence causes greatest health burden of all illicit drugs, study shows

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report
    (27-Aug-2013)
    Rate at which retailers violate under-18 sales ban has fallen to just 9 percent

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report
    (27-Aug-2013)
    Rate at which retailers violate under-18 sales ban has fallen to just 9 percent

  • U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Report highlights good news: better nutrition, more physical activity and tobacco bans

  • Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke odds 17 percent higher than for men who smoke

  • Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use: Study
    (22-Aug-2013)
    People who used prescription drugs illegally were 19 times more likely to move to heroin

  • Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use: Study
    (22-Aug-2013)
    People who used prescription drugs illegally were 19 times more likely to move to heroin

  • Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke odds 17 percent higher than for men who smoke

  • Nicotine Addiction Level May Predict Weight Gain in Ex-Smokers
    (21-Aug-2013)
    On average, people in study put on less than 3 pounds in 3 months after quitting

  • Genetic Risks for Eating Disorders, Alcoholism May Be Connected
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Twin study found ties between alcohol dependence and binge eating or purging

  • Health Tip: Are You Taking Opioids as Prescribed?
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Recognize the potential signs of overdose

  • Nicotine Addiction Level May Predict Weight Gain in Ex-Smokers
    (21-Aug-2013)
    On average, people in study put on less than 3 pounds in 3 months after quitting

  • Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Survey
    (20-Aug-2013)
    Concern is that behavior is increasingly considered 'normal,' expert says

  • Certain Beer Brands Tied to More ER Visits, Study Finds
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Knowing which types of alcohol are linked to serious injuries may help guide new policies, researcher says

  • Certain Beer Brands Tied to More ER Visits, Study Finds
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Knowing which types of alcohol are linked to serious injuries may help guide new policies, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Underage Drinking is Risky
    (15-Aug-2013)
    It can impair social relationships

  • Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Study found tumors were discovered later in life in nonsmoking patients who breast-fed longer than six months

  • Quit-Smoking Programs Work for Psychiatric Patients
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Study found improved chances of quitting, lower rehospitalization rates

  • Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Study found tumors were discovered later in life in nonsmoking patients who breast-fed longer than six months

  • Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Study found tumors were discovered later in life in nonsmoking patients who breast-fed longer than six months

  • Many Risk Factors for Early Dementia Can Show Up in Teens
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Alcohol abuse topped the list in large study of Swedish men

  • CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S.
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Report tallies $223 billion in total losses, especially from binge drinking

  • CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S.
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Report tallies $223 billion in total losses, especially from binge drinking

  • Many Risk Factors for Early Dementia Can Show Up in Teens
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Alcohol abuse topped the list in large study of Swedish men

  • Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

  • Early Sex, Drugs More Common Among Teens With Half-Siblings, Study Suggests
    (11-Aug-2013)
    Having children with multiple partners is increasingly common, researchers noted

  • Cigarette Taxes Deter Heavy Drinking, Study Suggests
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Smoking increases risk for problematic drinking, researcher notes

  • Women Tend to Seek Help for Alcohol Abuse Sooner Than Men
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Females go for treatment after an average 10 years versus 15 years for males, study finds

  • Women Tend to Seek Help for Alcohol Abuse Sooner Than Men
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Females go for treatment after an average 10 years versus 15 years for males, study finds

  • Cigarette Taxes Deter Heavy Drinking, Study Suggests
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Smoking increases risk for problematic drinking, researcher notes

  • Cigarette Taxes Deter Heavy Drinking, Study Suggests
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Smoking increases risk for problematic drinking, researcher notes

  • Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens
    (08-Aug-2013)
    A program to help correct disruptive behavior at ages 7 to 9 seemed to make a difference through age 17

  • Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (08-Aug-2013)
    These children have worse symptoms and more outbreaks, experts warn

  • Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens
    (08-Aug-2013)
    A program to help correct disruptive behavior at ages 7 to 9 seemed to make a difference through age 17

  • Meditation Could Help Smokers Cut Down, Study Hints
    (08-Aug-2013)
    A month later, those trained in technique smoked less

  • Joint Alcohol-PTSD Treatment Appears Effective, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Combined approach doesn't increase drinking, researchers say

  • U.S. Troops' Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat: Study
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Psychiatric screening would help identify soldiers at greatest risk, experts say

  • Joint Alcohol-PTSD Treatment Appears Effective, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Combined approach doesn't increase drinking, researchers say

  • U.S. Troops' Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat: Study
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Psychiatric screening would help identify soldiers at greatest risk, experts say

  • If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study also shows influence of older siblings

  • If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study also shows influence of older siblings

  • Casino Smoking Ban Tied to Drop in Ambulance Calls
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Colorado county law likely reduced illness from secondhand smoke, study suggests

  • If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study also shows influence of older siblings

  • Casino Smoking Ban Tied to Drop in Ambulance Calls
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Colorado county law likely reduced illness from secondhand smoke, study suggests

  • If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study also shows influence of older siblings

  • Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
    (02-Aug-2013)
    But number of women entering programs for alcohol use went down over last decade, U.S. report says

  • Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
    (02-Aug-2013)
    But number of women entering programs for alcohol use went down over last decade, U.S. report says

  • Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
    (02-Aug-2013)
    But number of women entering programs for alcohol use went down over last decade, U.S. report says

  • Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
    (02-Aug-2013)
    But number of women entering programs for alcohol use went down over last decade, U.S. report says

  • Risky Gambling Tied to Social Isolation
    (01-Aug-2013)
    People who feel excluded tend to be more reckless with their finances, study finds

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    A generally harmless fungus caused death in animals injected with methamphetamine, researchers say

  • Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

  • For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (24-Jul-2013)
    But the cause of the association remains unknown, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (24-Jul-2013)
    But the cause of the association remains unknown, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids
    (24-Jul-2013)
    But the cause of the association remains unknown, researchers say

  • Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study
    (23-Jul-2013)
    And FDA says the chemical makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Brain scans failed to prove that highly sexed people have anything more than strong libidos

  • Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV
    (23-Jul-2013)
    But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found

  • Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
    (23-Jul-2013)
    3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free

  • Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study
    (23-Jul-2013)
    And FDA says the chemical makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit

  • Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
    (23-Jul-2013)
    3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free

  • Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study
    (23-Jul-2013)
    And FDA says the chemical makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit

  • Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
    (23-Jul-2013)
    3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free

  • Plain Brown Cigarette Packs May Help Some Smokers Quit: Study
    (22-Jul-2013)
    After Australia mandated such packaging in 2012, most users found cigarettes 'less satisfying'

  • Plain Brown Cigarette Packs May Help Some Smokers Quit: Study
    (22-Jul-2013)
    After Australia mandated such packaging in 2012, most users found cigarettes 'less satisfying'

  • Drug Addicts, Dealers Are 'Doctor Shopping' for Pain Pills
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Fraudulent claims of pain, few checks and balances mean the practice is rife, study authors say

  • Childhood Abuse May Add to Drug Users' Suicide Risk
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

  • Drug Addicts, Dealers Are 'Doctor Shopping' for Pain Pills
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Fraudulent claims of pain, few checks and balances mean the practice is rife, study authors say

  • Childhood Abuse May Add to Drug Users' Suicide Risk
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

  • Smokers' Cell Damage Exists Even If Tests Miss It, Study Says
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Early changes look similar to abnormalities seen in lung cancer, researchers find

  • Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening: Study
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Findings may aid development of lung cancer-testing guidelines, researchers say

  • Homeless Face Hidden Epidemic of Smoking
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Three-quarters of this population smoke, and they've been targeted by tobacco companies in the past, advocate says

  • Smokers' Cell Damage Exists Even If Tests Miss It, Study Says
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Early changes look similar to abnormalities seen in lung cancer, researchers find

  • Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening: Study
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Findings may aid development of lung cancer-testing guidelines, researchers say

  • Murderers' Minds Seem to Differ Depending on Type of Crime
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Study compared mental illness, substance problems between impulsive and premeditated killers

  • Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

  • Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

  • Just Cutting Back on Smoking May Not Boost Lifespan
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Quitting entirely is only way to extend longevity, study contends

  • Murderers' Minds Seem to Differ Depending on Type of Crime
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Study compared mental illness, substance problems between impulsive and premeditated killers

  • Just Cutting Back on Smoking May Not Boost Lifespan
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Quitting entirely is only way to extend longevity, study contends

  • Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline
    (11-Jul-2013)
    For every 10 years of puffing and boozing, the brain ages the equivalent of 12 years, study says

  • Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline
    (11-Jul-2013)
    For every 10 years of puffing and boozing, the brain ages the equivalent of 12 years, study says

  • Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline
    (11-Jul-2013)
    For every 10 years of puffing and boozing, the brain ages the equivalent of 12 years, study says

  • Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline
    (11-Jul-2013)
    For every 10 years of puffing and boozing, the brain ages the equivalent of 12 years, study says

  • Sharp Rise in Drug Overdoses Among U.S. Women: CDC
    (02-Jul-2013)
    More now die from prescription medications than from car crashes, study finds

  • Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Smoking also increases risk of dangerous rupture, researchers say

  • Sharp Rise in Drug Overdoses Among U.S. Women: CDC
    (02-Jul-2013)
    More now die from prescription medications than from car crashes, study finds

  • Quitting Smoking May Boost Diabetes Risk Slightly in Older Women
    (02-Jul-2013)
    But heart and lung benefits outweigh the risk, expert says

  • Anti-Smoking Policies Will Prevent 7 Million Deaths Worldwide by 2050: Study
    (01-Jul-2013)
    With the right measures, even more lives can be saved, WHO says

  • Anti-Smoking Policies Will Prevent 7 Million Deaths Worldwide by 2050: Study
    (01-Jul-2013)
    With the right measures, even more lives can be saved, WHO says

  • Anti-Smoking Policies Will Prevent 7 Million Deaths Worldwide by 2050: Study
    (01-Jul-2013)
    With the right measures, even more lives can be saved, WHO says

  • Many 8-Year-Olds in U.S. Have Tasted Alcohol: Study
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Early exposure may be linked with drinking problems later, experts warn

  • Sept. 11 Attacks Drove Nearly 1 Million Americans Back to Smoking
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Study did not find similar effect after Oklahoma City bombing

  • Sept. 11 Attacks Drove Nearly 1 Million Americans Back to Smoking
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Study did not find similar effect after Oklahoma City bombing

  • FDA Allows Two New Cigarettes to Hit Market
    (25-Jun-2013)
    It's first such action since agency was given regulatory control over tobacco in 2009

  • Screen All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Expert Panel Says
    (24-Jun-2013)
    This generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits, Doctors Warn
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors

  • Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits, Doctors Warn
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors

  • James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

  • Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens
    (20-Jun-2013)
    The auditory deficit was small but significant, researchers say

  • James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

  • James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

  • Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
    (18-Jun-2013)
    British study finds no problems with balance in kids, but some experts have concerns about the findings

  • Tobacco Laws for Minors May Cut Adult Smoking as Well
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Fewer legal-age smokers in states with tighter regulations, enforcement, study finds

  • Baldness Drug Propecia May Put Some Men Off Alcohol: Study
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Men with sexual side effects appear to drink less, even after they stop taking the drug

  • Tobacco Ads Spark Teen Smoking, Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Seeing just 10 advertisements boosts odds of smoking by 40 percent, researchers say

  • Tobacco Ads Spark Teen Smoking, Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Seeing just 10 advertisements boosts odds of smoking by 40 percent, researchers say

  • Baldness Drug Propecia May Put Some Men Off Alcohol: Study
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Men with sexual side effects appear to drink less, even after they stop taking the drug

  • Medicine Might Help Shield Injection Drug Abusers From HIV
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Study found 70 percent drop in new infections among addicts who adhered closely to tenofovir treatment

  • Designated Drivers Often Drink Themselves, Study Finds
    (10-Jun-2013)
    While most abstained, 35 percent had alcohol in bloodstreams and some were legally drunk

  • Designated Drivers Often Drink Themselves, Study Finds
    (10-Jun-2013)
    While most abstained, 35 percent had alcohol in bloodstreams and some were legally drunk

  • Designated Drivers Often Drink Themselves, Study Finds
    (10-Jun-2013)
    While most abstained, 35 percent had alcohol in bloodstreams and some were legally drunk

  • Designated Drivers Often Drink Themselves, Study Finds
    (10-Jun-2013)
    While most abstained, 35 percent had alcohol in bloodstreams and some were legally drunk

  • Sleepy Men Might See Sexual Come-Ons Where None Exist
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study of 60 college students didn't find similar effect in women

  • Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

  • Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

  • Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

  • Smokers Cost Employers Thousands More Than Nonsmokers
    (04-Jun-2013)
    About $6000 in extra annual costs stem from more time off, smoking breaks, health care, study shows

  • Smokers Cost Employers Thousands More Than Nonsmokers
    (04-Jun-2013)
    About $6000 in extra annual costs stem from more time off, smoking breaks, health care, study shows

  • More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

  • More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

  • Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study
    (31-May-2013)
    Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

  • Many Parents Unaware of Teens' Abuse of ADHD Drugs
    (31-May-2013)
    So-called 'study drugs' don't boost grades, and abusing them is dangerous, researchers warn

  • Joblessness Tied to Shortened Lifespans for Less-Educated Women
    (30-May-2013)
    Gap in longevity between better- and least-educated women is growing, study finds

  • Joblessness Tied to Shortened Lifespans for Less-Educated Women
    (30-May-2013)
    Gap in longevity between better- and least-educated women is growing, study finds

  • ADHD Meds Don't Raise Risk of Drug Abuse in Adulthood: Review
    (29-May-2013)
    Analysis shows no greater threat of addiction to alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, nicotine or other drugs

  • Most Docs OK With Medical Marijuana: Survey
    (29-May-2013)
    Majority would give a prescription to an advanced cancer patient in pain

  • ADHD Meds Don't Raise Risk of Drug Abuse in Adulthood: Review
    (29-May-2013)
    Analysis shows no greater threat of addiction to alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, nicotine or other drugs

  • ADHD Meds Don't Raise Risk of Drug Abuse in Adulthood: Review
    (29-May-2013)
    Analysis shows no greater threat of addiction to alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, nicotine or other drugs

  • More Booze in Movies for Kids, Study Finds
    (28-May-2013)
    But scenes with tobacco have dropped, researchers say

  • Campaign Urges Smokers to Enlist Doctors' Help in Quitting
    (28-May-2013)
    Physician advice, assistance greatly boosts success of cessation efforts

  • More Booze in Movies for Kids, Study Finds
    (28-May-2013)
    But scenes with tobacco have dropped, researchers say

  • Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey
    (24-May-2013)
    1 in 5 thought child wouldn't listen to advice on the issue, but research suggests otherwise

  • Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey
    (24-May-2013)
    1 in 5 thought child wouldn't listen to advice on the issue, but research suggests otherwise

  • High Cadmium Levels May Raise Risk for Dying From Liver Disease: Study
    (24-May-2013)
    Tobacco smoke most common source of exposure to heavy metal, researchers add

  • Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey
    (24-May-2013)
    1 in 5 thought child wouldn't listen to advice on the issue, but research suggests otherwise

  • Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey
    (24-May-2013)
    1 in 5 thought child wouldn't listen to advice on the issue, but research suggests otherwise

  • High Cadmium Levels May Raise Risk for Dying From Liver Disease: Study
    (24-May-2013)
    Tobacco smoke most common source of exposure to heavy metal, researchers add

  • Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims
    (23-May-2013)
    Acid in both can erode teeth over time

  • Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims
    (23-May-2013)
    Acid in both can erode teeth over time

  • COPD May Be Over-Diagnosed Among Uninsured
    (22-May-2013)
    Patients thought to have lung condition were re-evaluated in small study

  • Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
    (21-May-2013)
    High rates of obesity, heavy drinking, smoking and inactivity reported, but most people getting enough sleep

  • Long-Term Use of Antibiotic May Help Those With COPD
    (21-May-2013)
    Taking azithromycin for a year cut down on re-hospitalizations for disease flare-ups, study found

  • Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
    (21-May-2013)
    High rates of obesity, heavy drinking, smoking and inactivity reported, but most people getting enough sleep

  • Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging
    (17-May-2013)
    Small study didn't find effect in former or never-smokers

  • Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging
    (17-May-2013)
    Small study didn't find effect in former or never-smokers

  • College Women More Prone to Problem Drinking Than Men: Study
    (17-May-2013)
    Alcohol affects them differently, so safe limits are lower for women

  • College Women More Prone to Problem Drinking Than Men: Study
    (17-May-2013)
    Alcohol affects them differently, so safe limits are lower for women

  • Control of Heart Risks May Vary Among Outpatient Practices
    (17-May-2013)
    Comparison of 18 offices finds wide range of success in tackling smoking, cholesterol, blood pressure

  • Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging
    (17-May-2013)
    Small study didn't find effect in former or never-smokers

  • Health Tip: Don't Smoke for a Better Smile
    (17-May-2013)
    Cigarette use stains teeth

  • Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging
    (17-May-2013)
    Small study didn't find effect in former or never-smokers

  • Adult Children of Substance Abusers More Prone to Depression
    (16-May-2013)
    Risk rose steeply if a parent had been addicted to alcohol or drugs, study found

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC
    (16-May-2013)
    ADHD is most common current diagnosis in children aged 3 to 17

  • Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars
    (16-May-2013)
    4 out of 5 adults have household bans, but millions of people still breathe secondhand smoke, CDC says

  • No Drop in Teens' Use of 'Smokeless' Tobacco
    (14-May-2013)
    Lower taxes on products like chew, snuff may be a factor, study says

  • 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
    (14-May-2013)
    Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure

  • No Drop in Teens' Use of 'Smokeless' Tobacco
    (14-May-2013)
    Lower taxes on products like chew, snuff may be a factor, study says

  • 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
    (14-May-2013)
    Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure

  • New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for 'Risky' Drinking
    (13-May-2013)
    One simple question is all it takes, expert task force finds

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds
    (13-May-2013)
    Risk for heart disease rises when workers drink, smoke or overeat

  • New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for 'Risky' Drinking
    (13-May-2013)
    One simple question is all it takes, expert task force finds

  • Nearly Half of High Schoolers Text While Driving: Survey
    (13-May-2013)
    Those teens also more prone to drunk driving, results show

  • How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: Experts
    (13-May-2013)
    Prompt recognition and treatment offer best chance of full recovery

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds
    (13-May-2013)
    Risk for heart disease rises when workers drink, smoke or overeat

  • Vaccine to Fight Heroin Addiction Shows Promise in Rats
    (10-May-2013)
    Also doesn't interfere with opioid treatments for addicts, researchers say

  • Vaccine to Fight Heroin Addiction Shows Promise in Rats
    (10-May-2013)
    Also doesn't interfere with opioid treatments for addicts, researchers say

  • Vaccine to Fight Heroin Addiction Shows Promise in Rats
    (10-May-2013)
    Also doesn't interfere with opioid treatments for addicts, researchers say

  • Study Claims Marijuana Tied to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk
    (10-May-2013)
    But experts question the study's design and are skeptical of the conclusion

  • Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
    (09-May-2013)
    Substance-abuse programs may improve young women's education, income prospects

  • Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
    (09-May-2013)
    Substance-abuse programs may improve young women's education, income prospects

  • Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
    (09-May-2013)
    Substance-abuse programs may improve young women's education, income prospects

  • Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
    (09-May-2013)
    Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

  • For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
    (07-May-2013)
    Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing

  • Synthetic Pot Use Can Mimic Symptoms of Prenatal Disorder
    (07-May-2013)
    Effects of this unregulated drug are unpredictable, researchers caution

  • Synthetic Pot Use Can Mimic Symptoms of Prenatal Disorder
    (07-May-2013)
    Effects of this unregulated drug are unpredictable, researchers caution

  • For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
    (07-May-2013)
    Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing

  • More Than 4 in 10 U.S. Teens Text While Driving: Survey
    (06-May-2013)
    State laws banning behavior don't seem to help much, researchers find

  • Meth Addiction May Be Harder to Treat in Teen Girls
    (03-May-2013)
    Small study suggests better methods needed

  • Meth Addiction May Be Harder to Treat in Teen Girls
    (03-May-2013)
    Small study suggests better methods needed

  • Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Also Prevent Lethal Blood Clots
    (02-May-2013)
    Large U.S. study followed people nearly 5 years to gauge their risk

  • 'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'
    (02-May-2013)
    Smoking, diabetes, other things that harm physical health linked to poorer mental function, study says

  • 'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'
    (02-May-2013)
    Smoking, diabetes, other things that harm physical health linked to poorer mental function, study says

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Lower 'Good' Cholesterol in Teen Girls
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Living with smokers may raise risk for heart disease, study suggests

  • Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men: Study
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Just a few cigarettes a day raises their risk, researchers say

  • Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men: Study
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Just a few cigarettes a day raises their risk, researchers say

  • Health Tip: After a Stressful Event
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Avoid alcohol and drugs

  • Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study
    (29-Apr-2013)
    'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

  • Health Tip: After a Stressful Event
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Avoid alcohol and drugs

  • Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study
    (29-Apr-2013)
    'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

  • Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study
    (29-Apr-2013)
    'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

  • Kids' Smoking Influences May Change Over Time
    (28-Apr-2013)
    Friends' cigarette use a bigger factor in middle school than in high school, research shows

  • Kids' Smoking Influences May Change Over Time
    (28-Apr-2013)
    Friends' cigarette use a bigger factor in middle school than in high school, research shows

  • Too Much Drinking, Weight May Harm Liver
    (27-Apr-2013)
    Study suggests women at higher risk for chronic liver disease

  • Too Much Drinking, Weight May Harm Liver
    (27-Apr-2013)
    Study suggests women at higher risk for chronic liver disease

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Early study tested the noninvasive treatment on smokers

  • Women Who Smoke May Have Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish study found how much and how long they smoked made a difference

  • Roadside Breath Test for Drugs Could Be on Horizon
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish researchers detected signs of recent cocaine, marijuana, narcotic and other substance use

  • Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Event is an attempt to prevent the misuse of household meds, drug enforcement officials say

  • Roadside Breath Test for Drugs Could Be on Horizon
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish researchers detected signs of recent cocaine, marijuana, narcotic and other substance use

  • Roadside Breath Test for Drugs Could Be on Horizon
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish researchers detected signs of recent cocaine, marijuana, narcotic and other substance use

  • Roadside Breath Test for Drugs Could Be on Horizon
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish researchers detected signs of recent cocaine, marijuana, narcotic and other substance use

  • Women Who Smoke May Have Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish study found how much and how long they smoked made a difference

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Early study tested the noninvasive treatment on smokers

  • Living in 'Stroke Belt' as Teen May Raise Future Risk
    (24-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at whether adults eventually had a stroke and compared areas where they had lived

  • Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly, U.S. Report Finds
    (24-Apr-2013)
    But nearly half of patients aren't meeting goals for blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Even in Young Adults, Binge Drinking May Harm Circulation
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study of college students found changes that could lead to future heart troubles

  • Even in Young Adults, Binge Drinking May Harm Circulation
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study of college students found changes that could lead to future heart troubles

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
    (23-Apr-2013)
    More than 5 million, nearly 25 percent, said they had abused these medications

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
    (23-Apr-2013)
    More than 5 million, nearly 25 percent, said they had abused these medications

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
    (23-Apr-2013)
    More than 5 million, nearly 25 percent, said they had abused these medications

  • Figuring Out Your Migraine Triggers Is Tricky
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Small study suggests too many factors contribute to painful headaches

  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to New Cigarette Labeling
    (22-Apr-2013)
    But ruling from another court could still delay or thwart use of graphic anti-smoking images

  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to New Cigarette Labeling
    (22-Apr-2013)
    But ruling from another court could still delay or thwart use of graphic anti-smoking images

  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to New Cigarette Labeling
    (22-Apr-2013)
    But ruling from another court could still delay or thwart use of graphic anti-smoking images

  • Sons of Absent or Abusive Fathers May Pick More Bar Fights: Survey
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at aggression tied to drinking in young Australian men

  • Sons of Absent or Abusive Fathers May Pick More Bar Fights: Survey
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at aggression tied to drinking in young Australian men

  • FDA Approves 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Latest formulation is tougher to crush and dissolve, making illicit use more difficult

  • Drunk Driving Not the Only Way Alcohol Leads to Teen Deaths: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Two-thirds of underage drinking-related fatalities have nothing to do with a car, MADD reports

  • Exercise May Blunt Heavy Drinking's Effect on Brain
    (17-Apr-2013)
    But experts note small study is very preliminary, has major limitations

  • Drunk Driving Not the Only Way Alcohol Leads to Teen Deaths: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Two-thirds of underage drinking-related fatalities have nothing to do with a car, MADD reports

  • Exercise May Blunt Heavy Drinking's Effect on Brain
    (17-Apr-2013)
    But experts note small study is very preliminary, has major limitations

  • No Tie Between Light Drinking During Pregnancy, Child's Development: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    No mental deficit for 7-year-olds born to mothers who drank once or twice a week; one doctor urges caution

  • FDA Approves 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Latest formulation is tougher to crush and dissolve, making illicit use more difficult

  • Drunk Driving Not the Only Way Alcohol Leads to Teen Deaths: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Two-thirds of underage drinking-related fatalities have nothing to do with a car, MADD reports

  • Smoking Bans in Public Housing Could Save Dollars, Lives: CDC
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Tobacco-free policies might save $521 million a year, cut secondhand smoke exposure

  • Smoking Bans in Public Housing Could Save Dollars, Lives: CDC
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Tobacco-free policies might save $521 million a year, cut secondhand smoke exposure

  • Smoking Bans in Public Housing Could Save Dollars, Lives: CDC
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Tobacco-free policies might save $521 million a year, cut secondhand smoke exposure

  • Beer's Taste May Trigger Urge to Get Drunk
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study found flavor alone activated brain's reward center; effect stronger with family history of alcoholism

  • Beer's Taste May Trigger Urge to Get Drunk
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study found flavor alone activated brain's reward center; effect stronger with family history of alcoholism

  • Smoking Raises Asbestos Workers' Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Findings suggest lung cancer develops through multiple mechanisms

  • To Stop Smoking, Teens Should Start Moving
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Exercise can help curb the habit in young daily smokers, study shows

  • Smoking Raises Asbestos Workers' Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Findings suggest lung cancer develops through multiple mechanisms

  • Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
    (11-Apr-2013)
    American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

  • Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
    (11-Apr-2013)
    American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

  • Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
    (11-Apr-2013)
    American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

  • Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
    (11-Apr-2013)
    American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

  • Ex-Convicts From Tobacco-Free Prisons Need Help to Stay Off Smokes
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Study found they're less likely to resume habit with pre-release counseling

  • Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies Doubles: Report
    (10-Apr-2013)
    On-screen tobacco use encourages kids to start habit, CDC says

  • Ex-Convicts From Tobacco-Free Prisons Need Help to Stay Off Smokes
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Study found they're less likely to resume habit with pre-release counseling

  • Study Hints of Links Between HPV and Lung Cancer
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Certain strains of the cervical cancer virus found in tumors from nonsmokers

  • Moderate Drinking May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival: Study
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Women who consume alcohol in moderation have lower risk of heart disease death, researchers add

  • 'Wake-Up' Cigarette May Raise Risk for Lung, Mouth Cancers
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Highest levels of cancer-linked substance found in blood of those who light up first thing in morning

  • Parents' Military Deployment Takes Toll on Kids, Study Finds
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Binge drinking and drug use more likely

  • 'Wake-Up' Cigarette May Raise Risk for Lung, Mouth Cancers
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Highest levels of cancer-linked substance found in blood of those who light up first thing in morning

  • Mental Illness a Frequent Cell Mate for Those Behind Bars
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Former inmate describes efforts to stay emotionally healthy after his release

  • Parents' Military Deployment Takes Toll on Kids, Study Finds
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Binge drinking and drug use more likely

  • 'Wake-Up' Cigarette May Raise Risk for Lung, Mouth Cancers
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Highest levels of cancer-linked substance found in blood of those who light up first thing in morning

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Dying in Teen-Driver Crashes
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Risky rider behavior and passenger fatalities have lessened, but texting and speeding remain deadly habits, report says

  • Laser Therapy Switches Cocaine Addiction On, Off in Rats: Study
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Trials of the brain treatment planned for humans, but with electromagnetic stimulation instead

  • Most Doctors Don't Help Lung Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Survey
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Many say they don't feel prepared to offer effective assistance

  • Laser Therapy Switches Cocaine Addiction On, Off in Rats: Study
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Trials of the brain treatment planned for humans, but with electromagnetic stimulation instead

  • Most Doctors Don't Help Lung Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Survey
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Many say they don't feel prepared to offer effective assistance

  • Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

  • Most Doctors Don't Help Lung Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Survey
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Many say they don't feel prepared to offer effective assistance

  • Study Pinpoints Women at Risk for Blood Clots From Pregnancy
    (02-Apr-2013)
    Factors include age, disease history and weight

  • FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

  • FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

  • Heart Risks May Also Point to Dementia Risk
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at factors like blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

  • FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

  • FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

  • Pre-College Parental Chat May Reduce Freshman Drinking
    (29-Mar-2013)
    Study found discussion influenced how students handle alcohol choices, peer pressure

  • Another Danger of Depression?
    (29-Mar-2013)
    Benefits of exercise, modest alcohol consumption may be diminished, study says

  • Pre-College Parental Chat May Reduce Freshman Drinking
    (29-Mar-2013)
    Study found discussion influenced how students handle alcohol choices, peer pressure

  • CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Emotional ads put a face to devastating effects from both smoking and secondhand smoke

  • CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Emotional ads put a face to devastating effects from both smoking and secondhand smoke

  • Genes May Dictate Teens' Susceptibility to Heavy Smoking
    (27-Mar-2013)
    While many try cigarettes, genetics might explain who gets hooked, study suggests

  • Genes May Dictate Teens' Susceptibility to Heavy Smoking
    (27-Mar-2013)
    While many try cigarettes, genetics might explain who gets hooked, study suggests

  • Genes May Dictate Teens' Susceptibility to Heavy Smoking
    (27-Mar-2013)
    While many try cigarettes, genetics might explain who gets hooked, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Alcohol Can Affect Your Athletic Performance
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Your body may suffer

  • Health Tip: Alcohol Can Affect Your Athletic Performance
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Your body may suffer

  • More Health Care Professionals Abusing Anesthesia Drug: Study
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Those using propofol more likely to be women, depressed or have history of abuse, researchers say

  • Parents' Divorce May Up Kids' Odds for Smoking as Adults
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Study authors suggest habit might be 'coping mechanism' for some

  • Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Parents' Divorce May Up Kids' Odds for Smoking as Adults
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Study authors suggest habit might be 'coping mechanism' for some

  • Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Sports Gamblers Wrongly Bet on Their Sense of Control: Study
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Experience, knowledge of basketball won't help their 'March Madness' record, researcher says

  • Cigarette 'Relighting' on Rise in Still-Tight Economy
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Smokers reignite butts they would have previously thrown away, study finds

  • Even a Little Pot Use Ups College Dropout Risk
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Second study found similar connection with other drugs

  • Even a Little Pot Use Ups College Dropout Risk
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Second study found similar connection with other drugs

  • People With Mental Illness Make Up Large Share of U.S Smokers
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Report also found higher proportion of smoking among substance abusers

  • Woman's Tea Addiction Led to Loss of Teeth, Bone Problems
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Extreme levels of fluoride from daily consumption of a concentrated brew caused pain, brittle teeth

  • Meth in Pregnancy May Blunt Child's Reaction to Stress: Study
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Combination of methamphetamine, troubled home environment muted toddlers' responses

  • Health Tip: Stay Busy When Quitting Smoking
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Keep yourself occupied help avoid weight gain

  • People With Mental Illness Make Up Large Share of U.S Smokers
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Report also found higher proportion of smoking among substance abusers

  • U.S. Abandons Effort to Place Graphic Labeling on Cigarettes
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Court challenges to the proposals will not be sent to Supreme Court, Justice Department says

  • Meth in Pregnancy May Blunt Child's Reaction to Stress: Study
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Combination of methamphetamine, troubled home environment muted toddlers' responses

  • Health Tip: Stay Busy When Quitting Smoking
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Keep yourself occupied help avoid weight gain

  • People With Mental Illness Make Up Large Share of U.S Smokers
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Report also found higher proportion of smoking among substance abusers

  • U.S. Abandons Effort to Place Graphic Labeling on Cigarettes
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Court challenges to the proposals will not be sent to Supreme Court, Justice Department says

  • Health Tip: Stay Busy When Quitting Smoking
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Keep yourself occupied help avoid weight gain

  • How Healthy Is Your County?
    (20-Mar-2013)
    People living in the least healthy areas of U.S. twice as likely to die early, report says

  • U.S. Abandons Effort to Place Graphic Labeling on Cigarettes
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Court challenges to the proposals will not be sent to Supreme Court, Justice Department says

  • Stroke Before Age 50 Linked to Raised Risk of Early Death
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study authors stress that improved diet, quitting smoking can minimize the odds

  • What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds

  • Phones, Texting May Be as Dangerous as Alcohol for Drivers
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Small study found distracted driving performance similar to being legally drunk

  • Childhood Depression May Be Tied to Later Heart Risk: Study
    (15-Mar-2013)
    For these kids, obesity, smoking and inactivity more likely in adolescence, preliminary research shows

  • Phones, Texting May Be as Dangerous as Alcohol for Drivers
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Small study found distracted driving performance similar to being legally drunk

  • CDC: 1 in 50 Poor, Straight Urban Americans Infected With HIV
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Drug abuse, prostitution tied to heightened risk, latest survey finds

  • Lung Transplant Hazard May Rise With Obese Recipients, Smoking Donors
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Study found more 'primary graft dysfunction,' which is tied to higher death risk

  • Quitting Cigarettes Cuts Heart Risks, Even If You Gain Weight
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Long-term study shows cardiac-health benefits in kicking the habit despite added pounds

  • Quitting Cigarettes Cuts Heart Risks, Even If You Gain Weight
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Long-term study shows cardiac-health benefits in kicking the habit despite added pounds

  • Newly Hired Emergency Workers Who Witness Trauma May Struggle Afterward
    (08-Mar-2013)
    But police, firefighters who had been on job a long time were unaffected

  • You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

  • You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    The greater the exposure, the higher the odds of calcium build up in coronary arteries, researchers say

  • Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Reason for link between teeth, gums and heart health is still unclear, researcher says

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    The greater the exposure, the higher the odds of calcium build up in coronary arteries, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    The greater the exposure, the higher the odds of calcium build up in coronary arteries, researchers say

  • Mental Illness May Raise Risk of Being Murdered
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Swedish study found 5 times higher chance of becoming a victim

  • Over 50? Checklist May Predict If You'll Be Alive in 10 Years
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Although not a crystal ball, researchers say it might help doctors and patients make better choices

  • Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

  • More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study found strongest link for women who started smoking early in life

  • More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study found strongest link for women who started smoking early in life

  • One in Five U.S. Smokers Has Tried an 'E-Cigarette'
    (28-Feb-2013)
    CDC says public health effect of device remains to be seen

  • More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study found strongest link for women who started smoking early in life

  • One in Five U.S. Smokers Has Tried an 'E-Cigarette'
    (28-Feb-2013)
    CDC says public health effect of device remains to be seen

  • Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

  • Mother's Drinking Increases Risk of Infant's Death: Study
    (26-Feb-2013)
    Babies of women with alcohol problems during or after pregnancy had three times the risk of sudden, unexplained death

  • Parents: Revealing Your Past Smoking, Pot Use May Not Help Your Kids
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Candid confessions might backfire, new study shows

  • Parents: Revealing Your Past Smoking, Pot Use May Not Help Your Kids
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Candid confessions might backfire, new study shows

  • Medical Marijuana: Voodoo or Legitimate Therapeutic Choice?
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Doctors weigh wisdom of prescribing drug in hypothetical case involving woman with advanced breast cancer

  • Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts
    (19-Feb-2013)
    U.S. report also confirms that kids who fail to complete school are more apt to take up cigarettes

  • Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts
    (19-Feb-2013)
    U.S. report also confirms that kids who fail to complete school are more apt to take up cigarettes

  • Youth Smoking, Obesity May Lead to Early Death
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Study found first raised risk by 86 percent, while second increased it by 39 percent

  • Lower Lung Function in Infancy Linked to Wheeze in Adulthood
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Smoking also played key role in respiratory trouble for young adults, study found

  • Drinking Can Derail Women's Efforts to Quit Smoking
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Rather than easing stress of kicking the habit, study finds alcohol heightens urge to relapse

  • Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

  • Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

  • Drinking Can Derail Women's Efforts to Quit Smoking
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Rather than easing stress of kicking the habit, study finds alcohol heightens urge to relapse

  • Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

  • Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

  • Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

  • Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Research suggests that even a little drinking can raise odds for malignancy

  • Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Research suggests that even a little drinking can raise odds for malignancy

  • 16 Cases of Kidney Damage in 6 States From Synthetic Pot: CDC
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Five people needed their blood filtered after using designer drugs such as 'Spice,' researchers report

  • Open Windows, Lower Risk for Preterm Birth: Study
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Increased ventilation reduces exposure to secondhand smoke, chemicals, researchers say

  • Synthetic Marijuana Use Linked to Kidney Damage
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Such designer drugs, called Spice or K2, may have toxic additives, researchers say

  • People Seem More Accepting of Food Addiction Than Other Vices
    (08-Feb-2013)
    But obese people are less likely to be given a pass on their eating habit, research shows

  • Lower Drinking Age May Raise Chances of Bingeing Later
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Study found those who lived in states where it was legal to drink at age 18 drank heavily more often as adults

  • Lower Drinking Age May Raise Chances of Bingeing Later
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Study found those who lived in states where it was legal to drink at age 18 drank heavily more often as adults

  • Smoking Pot May Raise Stroke Risk in Young Adults
    (06-Feb-2013)
    But, experts say small study is not conclusive, tobacco smoking may have clouded results

  • Smoking Rates Much Higher Among the Mentally Ill: CDC
    (05-Feb-2013)
    On average, more than a third of people with psychiatric woes smoke, and they're less likely to quit

  • Drinking Imbalance Could Put Marriage on the Rocks
    (05-Feb-2013)
    When one spouse imbibes and one doesn't, odds of divorce go up, study finds

  • American Indians at Heightened Risk for Suicide After Heavy Drinking
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Alcohol intoxication combined with depression particularly dangerous, researchers say

  • Drinking Imbalance Could Put Marriage on the Rocks
    (05-Feb-2013)
    When one spouse imbibes and one doesn't, odds of divorce go up, study finds

  • American Indians at Heightened Risk for Suicide After Heavy Drinking
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Alcohol intoxication combined with depression particularly dangerous, researchers say

  • Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Preliminary study suggests sugary sodas help delay intoxication

  • Smoking Rates Much Higher Among the Mentally Ill: CDC
    (05-Feb-2013)
    On average, more than a third of people with psychiatric woes smoke, and they're less likely to quit

  • Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party
    (03-Feb-2013)
    Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says.

  • Program to Spot Painkiller ODs Saves Lives: Study
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Goal is to teach family, friends what to do when someone has taken too many pills

  • Drug Users Are 'Super-Spreaders' of Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Diagnosing, treating them early might slow rate of infection

  • Drug Users Are 'Super-Spreaders' of Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Diagnosing, treating them early might slow rate of infection

  • Drug Users Are 'Super-Spreaders' of Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Diagnosing, treating them early might slow rate of infection

  • Many Cocaine Deaths Determined by Genes, Study Says
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Common mutations in white people greatly increase risk of dying from the drug, researchers contend

  • Many Cocaine Deaths Determined by Genes, Study Says
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Common mutations in white people greatly increase risk of dying from the drug, researchers contend

  • Many Cocaine Deaths Determined by Genes, Study Says
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Common mutations in white people greatly increase risk of dying from the drug, researchers contend

  • Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Discussing advertising's persuasiveness may help blunt its effects, experts say

  • Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Discussing advertising's persuasiveness may help blunt its effects, experts say

  • Parents Not Too Worried About Kids' Use of Pain Meds: Poll
    (26-Jan-2013)
    Only one-third 'very concerned' about misuse of prescribed narcotics by children in their communities

  • Smoking Still Takes a Heavy Toll in U.S., CDC Finds
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Varying state policies expose many Americans to secondhand smoke

  • ER Visits Linked to ADHD Meds Up Sharply
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Government report shows more cases among adults, more misuse of these drugs

  • FDA Panel Votes for Tougher Curbs on Vicodin, Other Painkillers
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Debate has pitted patients in chronic pain against those fighting drug abuse

  • Quitting Smoking Before Cancer Surgery Best, Study Finds
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Experts urge stopping at time of diagnosis, but quitting any time is healthy

  • Smoking Still Takes a Heavy Toll in U.S., CDC Finds
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Varying state policies expose many Americans to secondhand smoke

  • FDA Panel Weighs Tougher Restrictions on Some Prescription Painkillers
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

  • 'Nightcaps' Don't Help You Sleep Better After All
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Review found alcohol makes people fall asleep sooner but disrupts sleep quality

  • Longtime Smokers Lose a Decade of Life
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Large study of U.S. smokers found quitting by age 35 reduces effect most, but it's never too late

  • Women's Smoking Deaths at All-Time High in U.S.
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Starting earlier, smoking more account for increase, expert says

  • Longtime Smokers Lose a Decade of Life
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Large study of U.S. smokers found quitting by age 35 reduces effect most, but it's never too late

  • Women's Smoking Deaths at All-Time High in U.S.
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Starting earlier, smoking more account for increase, expert says

  • Longtime Smokers Lose a Decade of Life
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Large study of U.S. smokers found quitting by age 35 reduces effect most, but it's never too late

  • Women's Smoking Deaths at All-Time High in U.S.
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Starting earlier, smoking more account for increase, expert says

  • Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey
    (22-Jan-2013)
    FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

  • Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey
    (22-Jan-2013)
    FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

  • Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey
    (22-Jan-2013)
    FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

  • Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey
    (22-Jan-2013)
    FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

  • Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey
    (22-Jan-2013)
    FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

  • Uncontrolled Risk Factors Put Stroke Survivors in Danger
    (18-Jan-2013)
    Smoking, high blood pressure especially dangerous for those with subarachnoid hemorrhage

  • Pictures Speak Louder Than Words on Cigarette Labeling
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Graphic images of health consequences shored up smokers' intentions to quit, study found

  • Pictures Speak Louder Than Words on Cigarette Labeling
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Graphic images of health consequences shored up smokers' intentions to quit, study found

  • ER Visits Linked to Energy Drinks Double: Report
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Most cases involved young adults, 42 percent involved drugs or alcohol, government survey found

  • ER Visits Linked to Energy Drinks Double: Report
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Most cases involved young adults, 42 percent involved drugs or alcohol, government survey found

  • ER Visits Linked to Energy Drinks Double: Report
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Most cases involved young adults, 42 percent involved drugs or alcohol, government survey found

  • ER Visits Linked to Energy Drinks Double: Report
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Most cases involved young adults, 42 percent involved drugs or alcohol, government survey found

  • Doctors Often Miss Signs of Problem Drinking in Patients, Study Finds
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Using validated screening methods could identify many more cases, researchers say

  • Doctors Often Miss Signs of Problem Drinking in Patients, Study Finds
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Using validated screening methods could identify many more cases, researchers say

  • Heavy Smoking May Raise Odds for Lethal Bladder Cancer
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Study author called for individualized treatment based on this and other risk factors

  • Pot Use-Low IQ Link Challenged in Study
    (14-Jan-2013)
    New report suggests poverty plays a role, and may have thrown off results of first study

  • Heavy Smoking May Raise Odds for Lethal Bladder Cancer
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Study author called for individualized treatment based on this and other risk factors

  • Cancer Society Suggests CT Lung Screening for Heavy Smokers
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Recommendation follows on prior study finding 20 percent reduction in deaths for older smokers

  • Cancer Society Suggests CT Lung Screening for Heavy Smokers
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Recommendation follows on prior study finding 20 percent reduction in deaths for older smokers

  • Cancer Society Suggests CT Lung Screening for Heavy Smokers
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Recommendation follows on prior study finding 20 percent reduction in deaths for older smokers

  • Blood Disorder Cases Tied to Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Addicts crushed, dissolved and injected Opana ER pills, CDC says

  • FDA Urges Studies on Safer Formulations of Narcotic Painkillers
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Agency believes changes would make these powerful drugs harder to abuse

  • Prescription Painkillers Trail Only Marijuana in Abuse Rates, Report Shows
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Rising numbers of people seeking treatment for abuse of these pain drugs, federal officials say

  • Prescription Painkillers Trail Only Marijuana in Abuse Rates, Report Shows
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Rising numbers of people seeking treatment for abuse of these pain drugs, federal officials say

  • Blood Disorder Cases Tied to Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Addicts crushed, dissolved and injected Opana ER pills, CDC says

  • Prescription Painkillers Trail Only Marijuana in Abuse Rates, Report Shows
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Rising numbers of people seeking treatment for abuse of these pain drugs, federal officials say

  • Most Teens Support Tough Smoking Bans: Survey
    (09-Jan-2013)
    North Carolina study finds even those who smoke favor restrictions in homes, public places

  • Most Teens Support Tough Smoking Bans: Survey
    (09-Jan-2013)
    North Carolina study finds even those who smoke favor restrictions in homes, public places

  • Binge Drinking Common Among U.S. Women, Girls: CDC
    (08-Jan-2013)
    This is a serious, but unrecognized public health problem, agency says

  • Binge Drinking Common Among U.S. Women, Girls: CDC
    (08-Jan-2013)
    This is a serious, but unrecognized public health problem, agency says

  • Strange Food Pairings May Signal Binge Eating: Study
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Many with eating disorder prepare mixtures like cookies and mashed potatoes in secret

  • Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Smoking
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Help prevent a dangerous habit

  • Married Women More Likely to Have Positive Pregnancies: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    They were less likely to suffer domestic violence, substance abuse, depression than other moms-to-be

  • Married Women More Likely to Have Positive Pregnancies: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    They were less likely to suffer domestic violence, substance abuse, depression than other moms-to-be

  • Recent Ex-Smokers May Fare Worse After Heart Bypass: Study
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Research shows higher rate of failure for grafted vessels in these patients

  • Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Behavior in Teen Years
    (01-Jan-2013)
    Being born during a time of chronic unemployment may boost odds of juvenile delinquency, study says

  • Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Behavior in Teen Years
    (01-Jan-2013)
    Being born during a time of chronic unemployment may boost odds of juvenile delinquency, study says

  • Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Behavior in Teen Years
    (01-Jan-2013)
    Being born during a time of chronic unemployment may boost odds of juvenile delinquency, study says

  • Another New Year's Hazard: Drunk Walking
    (31-Dec-2012)
    Pedestrians with high blood alcohol can end up in the ER, trauma expert warns

  • Another New Year's Hazard: Drunk Walking
    (31-Dec-2012)
    Pedestrians with high blood alcohol can end up in the ER, trauma expert warns

  • Watch Out For Eyes When Champagne Corks Fly
    (29-Dec-2012)
    Protect yourself and guests when unleashing powerful bottled-up pressure

  • Drug May Help Women Who Quit Smoking Avoid Weight Gain
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Those who added naltrexone to smoking cessation therapy put on fewer pounds, study says

  • Drug May Help Women Who Quit Smoking Avoid Weight Gain
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Those who added naltrexone to smoking cessation therapy put on fewer pounds, study says

  • Drug May Help Women Who Quit Smoking Avoid Weight Gain
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Those who added naltrexone to smoking cessation therapy put on fewer pounds, study says

  • Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Taking aspirin, statins and not smoking helps people with blocked leg arteries avoid complications

  • Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Taking aspirin, statins and not smoking helps people with blocked leg arteries avoid complications

  • Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're Diabetic
    (25-Dec-2012)
    High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke

  • Healthy Eating Tips for Holiday Parties
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Expert says you can maintain your resolve at the buffet table

  • Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Study found rough childhood among risk factors

  • Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Study found rough childhood among risk factors

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Woes in Kids
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Women in study were not smokers

  • Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers

  • Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast
    (19-Dec-2012)
    In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest

  • Marijuana Use Rising Among High School Seniors: Report
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Teen usage of some other drugs declining, U.S. officials say

  • Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers

  • Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast
    (19-Dec-2012)
    In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest

  • Millions of Nonsmokers Exposed to Smoke From Neighbors' Apartments: Report
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Multi-unit buildings need to become smoke-free zones, experts say

  • Heavy Drinking, Pot Use Tied to Teen Brain Changes
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Study found differences in brain's 'information highway,' researcher says

  • Back Pain May Ease for Smokers Who Quit: Study
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Spinal disorder patients who didn't smoke reported much less discomfort

  • Millions of Nonsmokers Exposed to Smoke From Neighbors' Apartments: Report
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Multi-unit buildings need to become smoke-free zones, experts say

  • Back Pain May Ease for Smokers Who Quit: Study
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Spinal disorder patients who didn't smoke reported much less discomfort

  • Child Abuse in U.S. Declines for 5th Straight Year
    (13-Dec-2012)
    But 681,000 kids are still mistreated, report finds

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Strict Schools Help Curb Teen Smoking
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Broader community environment needs consideration, researcher says

  • Child Abuse in U.S. Declines for 5th Straight Year
    (13-Dec-2012)
    But 681,000 kids are still mistreated, report finds

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Strict Schools Help Curb Teen Smoking
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Broader community environment needs consideration, researcher says

  • Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix May Carry Heart Risks, FDA Warns
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Smokers should talk with their doctor before taking the drug, agency says

  • Pricey Cigarettes, Strict Schools Help Curb Teen Smoking
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Broader community environment needs consideration, researcher says

  • U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report
    (12-Dec-2012)
    While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

  • Even Light Smoking Boosts Women's Risk of Sudden Heart Death: Study
    (11-Dec-2012)
    As few as 1 to 14 cigarettes daily doubled risk, researchers found

  • Secondhand Smoke Puts Children at Risk for Meningitis
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Review found smoking during pregnancy and in the home raised odds of dangerous bacterial infection

  • Even Light Smoking Boosts Women's Risk of Sudden Heart Death: Study
    (11-Dec-2012)
    As few as 1 to 14 cigarettes daily doubled risk, researchers found

  • Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Study found victims more likely to repeat history in adult relationships, practice unhealthy behaviors

  • U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Evidence shows that medical advice, education can keep young patients from lighting up

  • Young Binge Eaters Prone to Illicit Drug Use: Study
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Overeating occurred first in large review of 17,000 boys and girls

  • U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Evidence shows that medical advice, education can keep young patients from lighting up

  • U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Evidence shows that medical advice, education can keep young patients from lighting up

  • Genes May Influence Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Policies
    (07-Dec-2012)
    New strategies needed to combat tobacco addiction in people with certain genetic makeups, study says

  • Genes May Influence Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Policies
    (07-Dec-2012)
    New strategies needed to combat tobacco addiction in people with certain genetic makeups, study says

  • Genes May Influence Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Policies
    (07-Dec-2012)
    New strategies needed to combat tobacco addiction in people with certain genetic makeups, study says

  • Smoking Might Make Hangovers Worse
    (05-Dec-2012)
    But small study of college students doesn't prove a connection

  • Smoking Might Make Hangovers Worse
    (05-Dec-2012)
    But small study of college students doesn't prove a connection

  • Can Excessive Cellphone Use Become an Addiction?
    (04-Dec-2012)
    New study suggests potential harm, but one expert says jury is still out on the issue

  • Teen Girls Who Smoke May Up Risk for Future Bone Disease
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Half of women's bone accumulation takes place during these early years, researchers say

  • Heavy Smokers Cut Back the Most When Cigarette Taxes Rise: Study
    (04-Dec-2012)
    People with 2-pack-a-day habit cut back 35 percent compared with 15 percent for pack-a-day smokers

  • 'Synthetic Pot' Sending Thousands of Young People to ER: Report
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Users don't know what chemical mix they're getting or which complications can arise, experts warn

  • 'Synthetic Pot' Sending Thousands of Young People to ER: Report
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Users don't know what chemical mix they're getting or which complications can arise, experts warn

  • Teen Girls Who Smoke May Up Risk for Future Bone Disease
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Half of women's bone accumulation takes place during these early years, researchers say

  • Heavy Smokers Cut Back the Most When Cigarette Taxes Rise: Study
    (04-Dec-2012)
    People with 2-pack-a-day habit cut back 35 percent compared with 15 percent for pack-a-day smokers

  • U.S. Quit-Smoking Policies Need Improving, Experts Say
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Key decisions expected next year about coverage of tobacco-cessation aids

  • 'Hiding' Cigarettes in Stores Might Keep Kids From Smoking: Study
    (03-Dec-2012)
    U.S. law gives states, local governments the means to restrict advertising strategy and placement

  • U.S. Quit-Smoking Policies Need Improving, Experts Say
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Key decisions expected next year about coverage of tobacco-cessation aids

  • U.S. Quit-Smoking Policies Need Improving, Experts Say
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Key decisions expected next year about coverage of tobacco-cessation aids

  • Mental Illness Affects 1 in 5 U.S. Adults, Survey Finds
    (30-Nov-2012)
    The rate is twice as high among people aged 18 to 25 than among those over 50, report indicates

  • A Better Head for Beer in the Offing?
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say they've identified foaming gene

  • Mental Illness Affects 1 in 5 U.S. Adults, Survey Finds
    (30-Nov-2012)
    The rate is twice as high among people aged 18 to 25 than among those over 50, report indicates

  • Supplements of Red Wine Antioxidant Don't Help Obese Men
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Study should put claims of health benefits to rest, experts say

  • Steep Cigarette Tax Hike Could Save Lives, Money: Report
    (28-Nov-2012)
    50 cents more a pack would mean 3 million more nonsmokers, 200,000 lives saved by 2085

  • Steep Cigarette Tax Hike Could Save Lives, Money: Report
    (28-Nov-2012)
    50 cents more a pack would mean 3 million more nonsmokers, 200,000 lives saved by 2085

  • Steep Cigarette Tax Hike Could Save Lives, Money: Report
    (28-Nov-2012)
    50 cents more a pack would mean 3 million more nonsmokers, 200,000 lives saved by 2085

  • Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Poor Reading Skills in Kids: Study
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Mothers with pack-a-day habits may have children who lag behind classmates

  • 1 in 4 in U.S. Starts Drinking Before Turning 21: Report
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Six of the top 10 states for underage drinking are in the Northeast, analysis finds

  • 1 in 4 in U.S. Starts Drinking Before Turning 21: Report
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Six of the top 10 states for underage drinking are in the Northeast, analysis finds

  • U.S. Task Force: Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah

  • Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah

  • Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah

  • Airport Smoking Areas Expose Travelers, Workers to Risk: CDC
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Ventilating buildings and cleaning the air doesn't eliminate secondhand smoke exposure, study finds

  • Pot Psychosis May Be Gene-Related
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Scientists identify genetic variant that could explain mental impairment in marijuana users

  • Smokers, Nonsmokers Alike Urged to Learn About Lung Cancer
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Knowing symptoms, early detection could cut rates of this deadly disease, expert suggests

  • Airport Smoking Areas Expose Travelers, Workers to Risk: CDC
    (20-Nov-2012)
    Ventilating buildings and cleaning the air doesn't eliminate secondhand smoke exposure, study finds

  • Unemployed at Higher Risk for Heart Attack?
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Multiple job losses are as harmful as smoking and chronic disease, study finds

  • Health Tip: If You Smoke at Home...
    (19-Nov-2012)
    ... Help reduce the risk of fire

  • Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving
    (17-Nov-2012)
    Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

  • Alcoholic Drinks Add 100 Calories a Day to Average Adult's Diet: Study
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Over time, even that amount can help pile on unwanted pounds, experts note

  • Great American Smokeout Is Thursday
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Anti-smoking advocates want to jump-start stalled momentum for quitting

  • Majority of Biggest U.S. Cities Now Smoke-Free
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Almost half of Americans protected from secondhand smoke, compared with 3 percent in 2000, CDC says

  • Great American Smokeout Is Thursday
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Anti-smoking advocates want to jump-start stalled momentum for quitting

  • Majority of Biggest U.S. Cities Now Smoke-Free
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Almost half of Americans protected from secondhand smoke, compared with 3 percent in 2000, CDC says

  • Great American Smokeout Is Thursday
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Anti-smoking advocates want to jump-start stalled momentum for quitting

  • Majority of Biggest U.S. Cities Now Smoke-Free
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Almost half of Americans protected from secondhand smoke, compared with 3 percent in 2000, CDC says

  • Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Tied to Lower IQ in Child
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Study finds 1 to 6 weekly drinks could be harmful

  • Gene Ups Pancreatitis Risk in Men Who Drink Heavily
    (13-Nov-2012)
    But study found men with healthy pancreas were not affected

  • Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Research suggests graphic images get the public health message across

  • U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Continues to Drop: Report
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Still, almost half a million babies are born too soon, according to the March of Dimes

  • Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Research suggests graphic images get the public health message across

  • Many Smokers Light Up With Kids in Car: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Smoke-free campaigns should target parent drivers, researchers say

  • Many Smokers Light Up With Kids in Car: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Smoke-free campaigns should target parent drivers, researchers say

  • Scientists Find Gene Differences in Nonsmokers With Lung Cancer
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Large study focused on Asian women who had never smoked

  • Alcoholism Linked to Poor Sense of Empathy, Irony in Men
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Study suggests difficulty with complex forms of verbal communication may be tied to alcohol abuse

  • Impulsive College Women at Risk of Drinking Problems: Study
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Female students who act rashly when distressed may turn to alcohol to change emotional state

  • 'Predrinking' Nearly Doubles Booze Consumption: Study
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Having a few before bar excursions could spell trouble

  • Alcoholism Linked to Poor Sense of Empathy, Irony in Men
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Study suggests difficulty with complex forms of verbal communication may be tied to alcohol abuse

  • Impulsive College Women at Risk of Drinking Problems: Study
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Female students who act rashly when distressed may turn to alcohol to change emotional state

  • DNA 'Telomere' Length Tied to Aging, Death Risk
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Large study shows association, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • 'Predrinking' Nearly Doubles Booze Consumption: Study
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Having a few before bar excursions could spell trouble

  • Anti-Smoking Progress Stalls Among U.S. Adults: Report
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Fewer people are heavy smokers, but cutting down isn't enough, expert says

  • Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims
    (08-Nov-2012)
    CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention

  • DNA 'Telomere' Length Tied to Aging, Death Risk
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Large study shows association, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims
    (08-Nov-2012)
    CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention

  • Anti-Smoking Progress Stalls Among U.S. Adults: Report
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Fewer people are heavy smokers, but cutting down isn't enough, expert says

  • Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims
    (08-Nov-2012)
    CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention

  • Anti-Smoking Progress Stalls Among U.S. Adults: Report
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Fewer people are heavy smokers, but cutting down isn't enough, expert says

  • COPD Deaths Highest in Rural, Poor Areas: CDC
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Large urban areas had lowest mortality rate from the respiratory disorder

  • Cocaine Raises Heart Risks for Fit, Young Adults: Study
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say even well-educated users don't seem to realize the dangers of the drug

  • Some Smokers Light Up Even When in the Hospital
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Health care facilities without smoking bans often find patients having cigarettes outside, study says

  • U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Not even people with favorable heart history are free of danger, researchers say

  • Some Smokers Light Up Even When in the Hospital
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Health care facilities without smoking bans often find patients having cigarettes outside, study says

  • U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Not even people with favorable heart history are free of danger, researchers say

  • Boys More Prone to OTC Drug Abuse Than Girls, Study Suggests
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Survey of Cincinnati teens shows 10 percent use over-the-counter meds, like cough syrup, to get high

  • Gene May Be Tied to Both Smoking and ADHD, Study Suggests
    (30-Oct-2012)
    More research needed to determine if there are actual shared genetic risks, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Extra Weight in Kids
    (30-Oct-2012)
    But breast-feeding and late weaning may cut some of the child's risk, researchers say

  • Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma

  • Women Who Quit Smoking May Gain Up to 10 Years of Life: Study
    (29-Oct-2012)
    And the earlier they stopped smoking, the better the results

  • Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma

  • Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

  • Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

  • Smokers at Higher Risk of Another Stroke: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Quitting before brain attack occurs cuts chances of second stroke, heart attack or death

  • Smokers at Higher Risk of Another Stroke: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Quitting before brain attack occurs cuts chances of second stroke, heart attack or death

  • Secondhand Smoke: All It Takes Is 20 Minutes
    (24-Oct-2012)
    Exposure in confined spaces affects breathing quickly, study shows

  • Secondhand Smoke: All It Takes Is 20 Minutes
    (24-Oct-2012)
    Exposure in confined spaces affects breathing quickly, study shows

  • Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study
    (23-Oct-2012)
    High blood pressure, high cholesterol are other danger signs for peripheral artery disease in men

  • Marijuana, Real or Fake, Can Lead to Unusual Gastro Problem
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Case studies of cannabinoid hyperemesis describe bouts of nausea, vomiting, pain

  • Nationwide Study Examines Common Heart Procedures
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Patients undergoing angioplasty, stent placement more likely to be overweight, smoke, have high blood pressure

  • Painkiller Abuse by Kids Way Up, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Addiction among current generation higher than any group in history

  • Painkiller Abuse by Kids Way Up, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Addiction among current generation higher than any group in history

  • Painkiller Abuse by Kids Way Up, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Addiction among current generation higher than any group in history

  • Healthy Lifestyle Boosts Survival Odds for Older Women With Cancer
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Regular exercise had most significant benefit in study

  • Brain Recovery From Alcoholism Seen Soon After Abstinence: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Some regions take longer to heal; researchers say extended treatment programs might help

  • Alcoholism Shortens Life More Than Smoking: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Women have the highest risk of dying prematurely, researchers report

  • Alcoholism Shortens Life More Than Smoking: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Women have the highest risk of dying prematurely, researchers report

  • When Adults Smoke in Cars, Child Passengers Suffer: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Even with window open or air conditioner on, kids still exposed to secondhand smoke

  • When Adults Smoke in Cars, Child Passengers Suffer: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Even with window open or air conditioner on, kids still exposed to secondhand smoke

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse: Study
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Patients need education before procedure, psychological follow-up, experts say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse: Study
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Patients need education before procedure, psychological follow-up, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke Ups Babies' Risk of Asthma, Study Says
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Premature infants especially susceptible to ills of cigarette smoke

  • Drop in Illicit Drug Use in Cities, Uptick in Prescription Drug Abuse
    (15-Oct-2012)
    ER visits from street drugs declined 8 percent in 3-year period, study found

  • Drop in Illicit Drug Use in Cities, Uptick in Prescription Drug Abuse
    (15-Oct-2012)
    ER visits from street drugs declined 8 percent in 3-year period, study found

  • Secondhand Smoke Ups Babies' Risk of Asthma, Study Says
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Premature infants especially susceptible to ills of cigarette smoke

  • Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

  • In Terms of Drinking, the Rich Are Different, Study Says
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Certain groups in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become problem drinkers, researchers find

  • In Terms of Drinking, the Rich Are Different, Study Says
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Certain groups in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become problem drinkers, researchers find

  • In Terms of Drinking, the Rich Are Different, Study Says
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Certain groups in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become problem drinkers, researchers find

  • New Gene Test Predicts Whose Mouth Lesions Might Be Cancerous
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Developer says it eventually may allow earlier detection, treatment

  • New Gene Test Predicts Whose Mouth Lesions Might Be Cancerous
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Developer says it eventually may allow earlier detection, treatment

  • New Gene Test Predicts Whose Mouth Lesions Might Be Cancerous
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Developer says it eventually may allow earlier detection, treatment

  • Strict Moms Influence Kids' Friends: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Authoritative parenting can help teen friends cut drinking, smoking and drug use, researchers say

  • Strict Moms Influence Kids' Friends: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Authoritative parenting can help teen friends cut drinking, smoking and drug use, researchers say

  • Doctor Offers Hunting Safety Tips
    (07-Oct-2012)
    Heart attacks, falls bring many hunters to the emergency room

  • Heavy Smokers, Drinkers May Face Pancreatic Cancer Earlier in Life
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Study found diagnoses came almost a decade sooner than for people without those habits

  • Heavy Smokers, Drinkers May Face Pancreatic Cancer Earlier in Life
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Study found diagnoses came almost a decade sooner than for people without those habits

  • Drinking, Driving Drops by Half Among Teens: CDC
    (02-Oct-2012)
    But almost 1 million a month still do, agency says

  • Psychiatric Disorders Often Persist in Juvenile Offenders
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Alcohol, drug use common even 5 years after kids left detention center, researchers found

  • Moderate Drinking May Increase Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Older adults with heart disease, advanced diabetes were more apt to develop atrial fibrillation than peers who drank less

  • Psychiatric Disorders Often Persist in Juvenile Offenders
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Alcohol, drug use common even 5 years after kids left detention center, researchers found

  • Heart Disease Deaths in Europe Dropping: Report
    (28-Sep-2012)
    But researchers say obesity, diabetes could threaten progress made

  • Health Tip: Don't Combine Medication and Alcohol
    (27-Sep-2012)
    The interaction can be deadly

  • Smoking Scenes on Rise in Top-Grossing Youth-Rated Movies: CDC
    (27-Sep-2012)
    Studios including Disney, Universal and Warner Bros. featured more smoking in 2011

  • Telling Patients When They're Unfit to Drive Cuts Crashes: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    But people may resent the advice and limit visits with their physician

  • Why Some Mothers (Wrongly) Let Kids Try Alcohol
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Early introduction may lead to problem drinking in teen years, researchers say

  • Alcoholism Treatment Saves Families Money
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Study found hundreds of dollars in lower monthly costs for booze and cigarettes, and much less caregiving time

  • Alcoholism Treatment Saves Families Money
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Study found hundreds of dollars in lower monthly costs for booze and cigarettes, and much less caregiving time

  • COPD May Contribute to a Bad Night's Sleep
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Low blood oxygen levels associated with breathing disorder might lead to a lack of shuteye

  • COPD May Contribute to a Bad Night's Sleep
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Low blood oxygen levels associated with breathing disorder might lead to a lack of shuteye

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Doctors Should Screen Adults for Alcohol Misuse, U.S. Panel Says
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Primary care MDs also urged to counsel risky drinkers

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Doctors Should Screen Adults for Alcohol Misuse, U.S. Panel Says
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Primary care MDs also urged to counsel risky drinkers

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Prescription Drug Abuse Drops Among U.S. Young Adults
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Marijuana use on the rise, however, survey finds

  • Positive Outlook Boosts Likelihood of Healthier Lifestyle
    (22-Sep-2012)
    Better diet, fitness reported among those who feel in control of their destiny

  • Positive Outlook Boosts Likelihood of Healthier Lifestyle
    (22-Sep-2012)
    Better diet, fitness reported among those who feel in control of their destiny

  • Can't Stop Eating M&Ms?
    (20-Sep-2012)
    New study of rats' brains could hold a key to understanding overeating and obesity

  • Secondhand Smoke Takes Big Illness, Expense Toll
    (20-Sep-2012)
    Study found blacks most affected, including for death among infants exposed in womb

  • Secondhand Smoke Takes Big Illness, Expense Toll
    (20-Sep-2012)
    Study found blacks most affected, including for death among infants exposed in womb

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Seems to Harm Baby, Too
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Newborns' brain development shows effects of mothers' exposure to passive smoke, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Seems to Harm Baby, Too
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Newborns' brain development shows effects of mothers' exposure to passive smoke, researchers say

  • Extra Steps Urged to Cut Alcohol, Drug Use in Military: Report
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Institute of Medicine suggests more screening, updated treatments for substance abuse

  • Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal Cancer
    (17-Sep-2012)
    It takes up to 16 years for former chronic drinkers to return to normal risk level, review found

  • Extra Steps Urged to Cut Alcohol, Drug Use in Military: Report
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Institute of Medicine suggests more screening, updated treatments for substance abuse

  • Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal Cancer
    (17-Sep-2012)
    It takes up to 16 years for former chronic drinkers to return to normal risk level, review found

  • Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease as Top Cause of Death Among U.S. Hispanics
    (17-Sep-2012)
    But their total death rate for cancer has dropped in past 3 years, report shows

  • Extra Steps Urged to Cut Alcohol, Drug Use in Military: Report
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Institute of Medicine suggests more screening, updated treatments for substance abuse

  • Cigarette Taxes 'Disproportionately Burden' the Poor, Report Says
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Found low-income smokers spent 25% of income on the habit, compared with only 2% among those better off

  • Do Video Games Promote Reckless Driving in Certain Teens?
    (15-Sep-2012)
    Study found young sensation-seekers had more accidents, tickets and unsafe habits behind the wheel

  • Quitting Smoking Just as Hard for Teens: Study
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Similar negative psychological effects occur in newer, long-time smokers

  • Quitting Drinking May Help Alcoholics' Bone Loss
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Improvement begins after eight weeks of recovery, study shows

  • Quitting Drinking May Help Alcoholics' Bone Loss
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Improvement begins after eight weeks of recovery, study shows

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Memory Problems
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Nonsmokers regularly exposed to cigarette smoke forgot nearly 20 percent more in tests, study says

  • Quitting Smoking Just as Hard for Teens: Study
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Similar negative psychological effects occur in newer, long-time smokers

  • 'Doctor Shopping' Tied to Fatal Prescription Drug Overdoses
    (14-Sep-2012)
    People who visit multiple physicians, pharmacies can be identified, researchers say

  • 'Doctor Shopping' Tied to Fatal Prescription Drug Overdoses
    (14-Sep-2012)
    People who visit multiple physicians, pharmacies can be identified, researchers say

  • Quitting Smoking Just as Hard for Teens: Study
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Similar negative psychological effects occur in newer, long-time smokers

  • Quitting Smoking Just as Hard for Teens: Study
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Similar negative psychological effects occur in newer, long-time smokers

  • Almost Half of U.S. Adults Have Gum Disease
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Rate is even higher for seniors, study finds

  • Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life
    (12-Sep-2012)
    Proscar is indicated for enlarged prostate; study found it had little long-term detrimental effect

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Earlier Stroke
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Brain bleeding occurred about 14 years sooner among big boozers, study finds

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Earlier Stroke
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Brain bleeding occurred about 14 years sooner among big boozers, study finds

  • Health Tip: Smokeless Tobacco Isn't Safe Either
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Increases risk of cancer, ACS says

  • Elevated Antibody Levels May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Danish study followed people for nearly 30 years to see who developed condition

  • Nonalcoholic Red Wine Might Help Lower Blood Pressure
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Regular red wine, gin had no health benefit in small study of men at risk for heart disease

  • Smokers Are Still High School's 'Cool Kids,' Study Finds
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Power of peer approval outweighs decades of public health education among teens

  • Could Internet Addiction Be Genetic?
    (04-Sep-2012)
    People hooked on nicotine share same gene mutation as those overusing the Web, study finds

  • People More Likely to Guzzle Beer Served in Curved Glasses
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Study finds 'beer flutes' make it harder for drinkers to pace themselves

  • Teen Obesity Linked to Mom's Smoking in Pregnancy: Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Structural changes in brain may trigger preference for fatty foods, researchers say

  • Teen Obesity Linked to Mom's Smoking in Pregnancy: Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Structural changes in brain may trigger preference for fatty foods, researchers say

  • Women's Brains React Differently Than Men's to Alcoholism, Study Finds
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Brain's white matter recovers more slowly in men, scans show

  • Women's Brains React Differently Than Men's to Alcoholism, Study Finds
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Brain's white matter recovers more slowly in men, scans show

  • Smoking After Stroke Triples Risk of Death Within Year: Study
    (31-Aug-2012)
    The sooner patients resumed habit after leaving hospital, the worse they fared

  • Hookah Effects as Harmful as Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Wheeze, cough, chest tightness evident in those who smoke using either method

  • Keeping Up a Healthy Lifestyle Pays Off in Added Years: Study
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Seniors who keep active and don't smoke live an average 5 years longer, researchers say

  • Smoking After Stroke Triples Risk of Death Within Year: Study
    (31-Aug-2012)
    The sooner patients resumed habit after leaving hospital, the worse they fared

  • Smoking After Stroke Triples Risk of Death Within Year: Study
    (31-Aug-2012)
    The sooner patients resumed habit after leaving hospital, the worse they fared

  • Hookah Effects as Harmful as Cigarettes, Study Finds
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Wheeze, cough, chest tightness evident in those who smoke using either method

  • Brain Bleeds More Common in Smokers, Research Shows
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Quitting reduces risk of burst aneurysm, but less so for pack-a-day folks, study finds

  • Brain Bleeds More Common in Smokers, Research Shows
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Quitting reduces risk of burst aneurysm, but less so for pack-a-day folks, study finds

  • Electronic Cigarettes Have Slight Impact on Heart: Study
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Appear to be far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes, researcher says

  • Heavy Marijuana Use in Teen Years May Lower IQ Later
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Study found those who smoked in adolescence lost roughly 8 points on IQ tests

  • Electronic Cigarettes Have Slight Impact on Heart: Study
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Appear to be far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes, researcher says

  • Electronic Cigarettes Have Slight Impact on Heart: Study
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Appear to be far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes, researcher says

  • U.S. Appeals Court Backs Ruling Against Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Decision finds requirement would violate free speech; makes Supreme Court decision likely

  • U.S. Appeals Court Backs Ruling Against Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Decision finds requirement would violate free speech; makes Supreme Court decision likely

  • U.S. Appeals Court Backs Ruling Against Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Decision finds requirement would violate free speech; makes Supreme Court decision likely

  • New Clues to How Alcohol May Boost Cancer Risk
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Substance formed when body breaks down booze can damage DNA, research shows

  • Scientists ID Cancer-Causing Agent in Smokeless Tobacco
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Study rats received equivalent of daily half-tin of ingredient over 30 years

  • Many Teens Drinking, Taking Drugs During School: Survey
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Roughly half knew classmates who sold drugs, and knew nearby spots to drink or get high during the day

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Teens Who Drink, Smoke More Likely to Abuse Painkillers: Study
    (21-Aug-2012)
    An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say

  • Tying the Knot Ups Women's Drinking Rate, Lowers Mens'
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Study also found that men were more likely to hit the bottle after divorce

  • College Students Who Binge Drink Say They're Happier
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Study found richer, 'high-status' students more likely to overindulge, while others may do so to fit in

  • Tying the Knot Ups Women's Drinking Rate, Lowers Mens'
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Study also found that men were more likely to hit the bottle after divorce

  • Secondhand Smoke May Impair Children's Cough Reflex
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Reduced sensitivity to respiratory irritants could raise pneumonia risk, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke May Impair Children's Cough Reflex
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Reduced sensitivity to respiratory irritants could raise pneumonia risk, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke May Impair Children's Cough Reflex
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Reduced sensitivity to respiratory irritants could raise pneumonia risk, researchers say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids
    (17-Aug-2012)
    More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born

  • Global Tobacco Use Remains High, Survey Finds
    (17-Aug-2012)
    China and India have the highest number of tobacco users and lowest quit ratios

  • Global Tobacco Use Remains High, Survey Finds
    (17-Aug-2012)
    China and India have the highest number of tobacco users and lowest quit ratios

  • High-Potency Pot in Pregnancy May Cause Brain Damage
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study finds babies at higher risk for devastating birth defect, later learning disabilities

  • High-Potency Pot in Pregnancy May Cause Brain Damage
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study finds babies at higher risk for devastating birth defect, later learning disabilities

  • Drinking in Pregnancy Shows Up in Child's Growth: Study
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Research finds reduced height, weight, head size in kids whose mothers drank heavily while expecting

  • Snoring Toddlers May Have More Behavior Problems
    (13-Aug-2012)
    But breast-feeding helped protect against snoring in youngsters, study found

  • Reductions in U.S. Teen Smoking Stalled: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    30 percent of high school males now use some form of tobacco, study shows

  • Reductions in U.S. Teen Smoking Stalled: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    30 percent of high school males now use some form of tobacco, study shows

  • Brain Scans May Spot Teens at Risk for Problem Drinking
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Findings also point to harms of excessive alcohol use

  • Brain Scans May Spot Teens at Risk for Problem Drinking
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Findings also point to harms of excessive alcohol use

  • Some Improvement in Heart Risk Factors for Americans: CDC
    (03-Aug-2012)
    But nearly half have a predisposing issue such as hypertension, high cholesterol, agency says

  • Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

  • Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

  • 'Diverted' Medical Marijuana Use Common Among Teens: Study
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Policy changes needed to keep the drug from falling into the wrong hands, researchers say

  • Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

  • Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

  • Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

  • Rising Cigarette Prices May Be Incentive to Quit
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Doctor offers tips for those who are ready to kick the habit

  • Rising Cigarette Prices May Be Incentive to Quit
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Doctor offers tips for those who are ready to kick the habit

  • Rising Cigarette Prices May Be Incentive to Quit
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Doctor offers tips for those who are ready to kick the habit

  • Rising Cigarette Prices May Be Incentive to Quit
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Doctor offers tips for those who are ready to kick the habit

  • More College Women Smoking Hookahs
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Many believe the water pipes are safer than cigarette smoking, but researchers say they're bad for lungs, gums

  • Alcohol Is a Social Lubricant, Study Confirms
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Moderate boozing encourages 'true smiles' and group engagement

  • Booze, Energy Drinks, Casual Sex Combo Common in College: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Researcher suspects caffeinated cocktails play a role in campus 'hook-up culture'

  • More College Women Smoking Hookahs
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Many believe the water pipes are safer than cigarette smoking, but researchers say they're bad for lungs, gums

  • More College Women Smoking Hookahs
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Many believe the water pipes are safer than cigarette smoking, but researchers say they're bad for lungs, gums

  • Smoking Tied to Risk for Hepatitis Return After Liver Transplant
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Study findings indicate even ex-smokers were more likely to be re-infected within 1 year

  • Smoking Tied to Risk for Hepatitis Return After Liver Transplant
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Study findings indicate even ex-smokers were more likely to be re-infected within 1 year

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Black Teens in Public Housing Twice As Likely to Smoke: Study
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Smoking prevention programs should target young children in these communities, researchers say

  • Black Teens in Public Housing Twice As Likely to Smoke: Study
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Smoking prevention programs should target young children in these communities, researchers say

  • Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Linked to Host of Problems in Children
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Even in kids without fetal alcohol syndrome, study found higher risk for mental abnormalities

  • The Health Benefits, and Risks, of Alcohol
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Moderate consumption may help the heart, but perils also exist

  • The Health Benefits, and Risks, of Alcohol
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Moderate consumption may help the heart, but perils also exist

  • Alcohol Poses Serious Risks for Those With Diabetes
    (20-Jul-2012)
    If you drink, diabetes association recommends having a snack at the same time

  • The Health Benefits, and Risks, of Alcohol
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Moderate consumption may help the heart, but perils also exist

  • Alcohol Poses Serious Risks for Those With Diabetes
    (20-Jul-2012)
    If you drink, diabetes association recommends having a snack at the same time

  • Serious Mental Illness Tied to Higher Cancer, Injury Risk: Studies
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Causes may include gaps in screening, preventive care and lifestyle differences, researcher says

  • Vitamin D May Delay Deterioration of Smokers' Lungs: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    But supplements are no substitute for quitting, experts stress

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • Vitamin D May Delay Deterioration of Smokers' Lungs: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    But supplements are no substitute for quitting, experts stress

  • 1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drinks, CDC Says
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Binge drinking also a problem among a small minority of moms-to-be, new study finds

  • 1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drinks, CDC Says
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Binge drinking also a problem among a small minority of moms-to-be, new study finds

  • Monkey Study Suggests Long-Term Use of ADHD Drugs Safe
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Brain development wasn't affected, and no raised risk of drug abuse was found

  • Alcohol May Not Be Kind to the Aging Brain
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Studies suggest potential problems, like memory issues, but don't prove a link

  • Alcohol May Not Be Kind to the Aging Brain
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Studies suggest potential problems, like memory issues, but don't prove a link

  • Mom's Pot Use Doubles Risk of 'Preemie' Birth: Study
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Other risk factors include family history of pre-term births, high blood pressure, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Virus Levels Higher in Certain Injection Drug Users
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, men, people with HIV had more virus, which affects treatment response: CDC

  • Money Woes Weaken the Institution of Marriage: Study
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Poverty, alcohol and drugs -- not lack of values -- affect whether people get married or divorced

  • 'Abuse-Resistant' Oxycontin May Be Driving Addicts to Heroin
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Since its release, more users have turned to heroin and other opioids, study finds

  • Ladies, Drink to Your (Bone) Health
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Alcohol may help prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, researchers say

  • Moderate Drinking May Cut Women's Odds for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    More than 3 weekly glasses of beer, wine or liquor halved risk of the autoimmune disease

  • Quitting Smoking Does Mean Weight Gain for Many: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    European researchers find extra pounds mount up in first year, but say health benefits still outweigh such concerns

  • 'Abuse-Resistant' Oxycontin May Be Driving Addicts to Heroin
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Since its release, more users have turned to heroin and other opioids, study finds

  • Quitting Smoking Does Mean Weight Gain for Many: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    European researchers find extra pounds mount up in first year, but say health benefits still outweigh such concerns

  • Moderate Drinking May Cut Women's Odds for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    More than 3 weekly glasses of beer, wine or liquor halved risk of the autoimmune disease

  • Aging Boomers' Mental Health Woes Will Swamp Health System: Report
    (10-Jul-2012)
    U.S. not equipped to handle growing number of seniors with mental health, substance use issues, researchers say

  • Aging Boomers' Mental Health Woes Will Swamp Health System: Report
    (10-Jul-2012)
    U.S. not equipped to handle growing number of seniors with mental health, substance use issues, researchers say

  • Summer Is Peak Time for Teens to Try Drugs, Alcohol: Report
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Experts advise parents to be alert, help kids structure their days

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
    (28-Jun-2012)
    About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

  • Experimental Vaccine Seems to Stop Nicotine Addiction in Mice
    (27-Jun-2012)
    More animal research is needed before testing the shot in humans, researchers say

  • Experimental Vaccine Seems to Stop Nicotine Addiction in Mice
    (27-Jun-2012)
    More animal research is needed before testing the shot in humans, researchers say

  • Smoking, Pesticides Might Spur Rare 'Sleep-Kicking' Disorder
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Having disorder may raise risk of Parkinson's, dementia, researcher adds

  • Experimental Vaccine Seems to Stop Nicotine Addiction in Mice
    (27-Jun-2012)
    More animal research is needed before testing the shot in humans, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer Deaths Rise Among 'Boomer' Women in South
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Researchers see link to targeted tobacco marketing to young women in the 60's and lax state laws

  • Lung Cancer Deaths Rise Among 'Boomer' Women in South
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Researchers see link to targeted tobacco marketing to young women in the 60's and lax state laws

  • Lung Cancer Deaths Rise Among 'Boomer' Women in South
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Researchers see link to targeted tobacco marketing to young women in the 60's and lax state laws

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Findings also suggest an association with obesity, but more research is needed

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Findings also suggest an association with obesity, but more research is needed

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Findings also suggest an association with obesity, but more research is needed

  • Red Wine, Weather May Trigger Migraines
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Studies found certain wine varieties, cold outdoor temperatures had strongest effects

  • 1 in 10 Fibromyalgia Patients Uses Marijuana to Ease Pain
    (22-Jun-2012)
    They also tend to have poorer mental health, researchers say

  • Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

  • Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

  • Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

  • Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

  • Genes May Influence Reactions to Painkillers
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Identical twins responded similarly when it came to side effects, addiction risk, study found

  • 'Moderate' Drinking During Pregnancy Has No Effect on Young Children: Study
    (20-Jun-2012)
    But experts caution that the results are no green light for moms-to-be to drink

  • More Mental Health Woes in College Kids Who Abuse Prescription Drugs
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Large study found association was strongest with painkillers like OxyContin, Vicodin

  • Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report
    (19-Jun-2012)
    More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing

  • Some May Drink More After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    It's not clear whether gastric procedures boost the risk

  • Many Homeless May Harbor Hepatitis C
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Los Angeles study finds nearly half don't know it

  • Many Homeless May Harbor Hepatitis C
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Los Angeles study finds nearly half don't know it

  • Many Homeless May Harbor Hepatitis C
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Los Angeles study finds nearly half don't know it

  • Smoking Might Raise Your Odds for Skin Cancer
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Review of data finds higher risk for squamous cell carcinomas

  • Graphic Cig Pack Labels Make Smokers Think, Study Finds
    (15-Jun-2012)
    Compared with text-only warnings, adding photos seems to make impression on viewer's memory

  • State Laws Cut Teen Drinking and Driving, Large Study Shows
    (15-Jun-2012)
    Graduated licensing and use-alcohol-and-lose laws have made a big difference

  • Mom's Smoking Tied to Dangerous Gut Illness in Preemies
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Study found it was strongest risk factor for 'necrotizing enterocolitis' in newborns

  • Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke is Dangerous
    (14-Jun-2012)
    How it may harm infants and children

  • Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study
    (13-Jun-2012)
    But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

  • Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study
    (13-Jun-2012)
    But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

  • Young Cancer Survivors Often Face Long-Term Health Problems
    (11-Jun-2012)
    More smoking, obesity, chronic illness, poor mental health seen in these young adults, CDC says

  • Quitting Smoking Even in Old Age Prolongs Life: Study
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Review of data in older people affirms the dangers of the habit

  • Mental Health Woes Raise Odds for Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study found that young people with psychiatric illness are more likely to be prescribed these drugs

  • Mental Health Woes Raise Odds for Prescription Painkiller Abuse
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study found that young people with psychiatric illness are more likely to be prescribed these drugs

  • Health Tip: Why Quit Smoking?
    (08-Jun-2012)
    You'll breathe easier

  • Fruits, Veggies May Help Smokers Quit
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Those who ate more produce smoked less, waited longer to light up each day, study found

  • Health Tip: Why Quit Smoking?
    (08-Jun-2012)
    You'll breathe easier

  • Fruits, Veggies May Help Smokers Quit
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Those who ate more produce smoked less, waited longer to light up each day, study found

  • Depressed Teens Who Respond to Treatment Less Likely to Abuse Drugs
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Improvement within 12 weeks is a positive sign, study finds

  • Depressed Teens Who Respond to Treatment Less Likely to Abuse Drugs
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Improvement within 12 weeks is a positive sign, study finds

  • Depressed Teens Who Respond to Treatment Less Likely to Abuse Drugs
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Improvement within 12 weeks is a positive sign, study finds

  • Cigarette Tax Hikes Curb Smoking in Pregnancy: Study
    (05-Jun-2012)
    $1 increase per pack boosts likelihood that moms-to-be will quit long-term

  • Teens Whose Moms Smoked While Pregnant May Have Worse Asthma
    (04-Jun-2012)
    Study followed black, Hispanic adolescents

  • Smokers Have Higher Surgical Costs, More Complications: Study
    (01-Jun-2012)
    But former smokers were no different than nonsmokers, results showed

  • Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise 75% by 2030
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Infection, lifestyle tied to which cancer types are most common in different countries

  • Quitting Smoking No Harder for Women Than Men, Study Says
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Analysis of data from three countries debunks myth

  • Smokers Have Higher Surgical Costs, More Complications: Study
    (01-Jun-2012)
    But former smokers were no different than nonsmokers, results showed

  • Quitting Smoking No Harder for Women Than Men, Study Says
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Analysis of data from three countries debunks myth

  • Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise 75% by 2030
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Infection, lifestyle tied to which cancer types are most common in different countries

  • Quitting Smoking No Harder for Women Than Men, Study Says
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Analysis of data from three countries debunks myth

  • Genes Might Help Some Smokers Kick the Habit
    (31-May-2012)
    Certain DNA may work better with smoking-cessation medications, patches or gums, study finds

  • Genes Might Help Some Smokers Kick the Habit
    (31-May-2012)
    Certain DNA may work better with smoking-cessation medications, patches or gums, study finds

  • Genes Might Help Some Smokers Kick the Habit
    (31-May-2012)
    Certain DNA may work better with smoking-cessation medications, patches or gums, study finds

  • Taking Anti-HIV Meds Prior to Exposure May Help Prevent Infection
    (29-May-2012)
    Research review backs giving antiretrovirals to people at high risk of contracting AIDS-causing virus

  • Use of Smokers' Lungs for Transplant Has Pros, Cons
    (29-May-2012)
    Study finds tapping such organs is better than leaving patients on waiting list, but there is a downside

  • States Use Only Fraction of Tobacco Revenues to Fight Smoking, Study Finds
    (24-May-2012)
    Just $8 billion was spent on prevention out of almost $244 billion received, CDC says

  • Strokes More Common in Southern States: CDC
    (24-May-2012)
    Little decline seen in past 5 years, minorities hardest hit

  • States Use Only Fraction of Tobacco Revenues to Fight Smoking, Study Finds
    (24-May-2012)
    Just $8 billion was spent on prevention out of almost $244 billion received, CDC says

  • States Use Only Fraction of Tobacco Revenues to Fight Smoking, Study Finds
    (24-May-2012)
    Just $8 billion was spent on prevention out of almost $244 billion received, CDC says

  • Injury-Linked Deaths Vary Widely Among States
    (22-May-2012)
    Report finds too few states require proven safety policies that would save lives

  • No Progress in Reducing U.S. Motorcycle Deaths: Report
    (22-May-2012)
    Recommendations include more helmet use, encouraging all drivers to share the road

  • Study Ties Secondhand Smoke to Bladder Irritation in Kids
    (21-May-2012)
    Children aged 4 to 10 were at particular risk from exposure

  • Screening for Lung Cancer Might Benefit Those at Highest Risk
    (21-May-2012)
    But it's not appropriate for most people, researchers say

  • Teens' Love of Loud Music Tied to Drinking, Drug Abuse
    (21-May-2012)
    But researchers say it's not clear how they're linked

  • Screening for Lung Cancer Might Benefit Those at Highest Risk
    (21-May-2012)
    But it's not appropriate for most people, researchers say

  • Screening for Lung Cancer Might Benefit Those at Highest Risk
    (21-May-2012)
    But it's not appropriate for most people, researchers say

  • Underage Drinkers Can Easily Order Alcohol From the Internet
    (18-May-2012)
    Study found young online buyers were successful nearly half the time

  • Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC
    (18-May-2012)
    Undetected disease can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, agency notes

  • Fewer Young Americans Smoking, Survey Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Rates have dropped since 2004, but 1 in 12 teens, one-third of young adults still light up

  • Fewer Young Americans Smoking, Survey Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Rates have dropped since 2004, but 1 in 12 teens, one-third of young adults still light up

  • Fewer Young Americans Smoking, Survey Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Rates have dropped since 2004, but 1 in 12 teens, one-third of young adults still light up

  • Secondhand Smoke May Harm Heart Function
    (14-May-2012)
    Just 30 minutes of exposure can damage the lining of the blood vessels, study shows

  • 'Self-Managing' COPD Might Pose Risks, Study Suggests
    (14-May-2012)
    People getting comprehensive education had higher death risk, researchers found

  • Secondhand Smoke May Harm Heart Function
    (14-May-2012)
    Just 30 minutes of exposure can damage the lining of the blood vessels, study shows

  • Many Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy
    (10-May-2012)
    New study finds white moms-to-be are more likely to light up than blacks, Hispanics

  • Many Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy
    (10-May-2012)
    New study finds white moms-to-be are more likely to light up than blacks, Hispanics

  • Fitness in Middle Age Lowers Medical Costs Later: Study
    (10-May-2012)
    Results suggest preventive efforts focusing on lifestyle choices are well aimed

  • Many Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy
    (10-May-2012)
    New study finds white moms-to-be are more likely to light up than blacks, Hispanics

  • Many Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy
    (10-May-2012)
    New study finds white moms-to-be are more likely to light up than blacks, Hispanics

  • Rate of Hospitalizations for Stroke Has Declined in U.S.
    (09-May-2012)
    The death rate for these patients also fell from 9% in 1989 to 5% in 2009, study shows

  • Friends' Parents Can Sway Teens' Odds for Drinking, Smoking
    (08-May-2012)
    'Good' parenting helps kids steer clear of risky behaviors, researchers say

  • Friends' Parents Can Sway Teens' Odds for Drinking, Smoking
    (08-May-2012)
    'Good' parenting helps kids steer clear of risky behaviors, researchers say

  • Friends' Parents Can Sway Teens' Odds for Drinking, Smoking
    (08-May-2012)
    'Good' parenting helps kids steer clear of risky behaviors, researchers say

  • Friends' Parents Can Sway Teens' Odds for Drinking, Smoking
    (08-May-2012)
    'Good' parenting helps kids steer clear of risky behaviors, researchers say

  • Friends' Parents Can Sway Teens' Odds for Drinking, Smoking
    (08-May-2012)
    'Good' parenting helps kids steer clear of risky behaviors, researchers say

  • Kids Most Likely to Start Abusing Painkillers at 16: Study
    (07-May-2012)
    Prevention efforts that begin later are 'too little, too late,' researchers say

  • Kids Most Likely to Start Abusing Painkillers at 16: Study
    (07-May-2012)
    Prevention efforts that begin later are 'too little, too late,' researchers say

  • Psychiatric Patients Often Wait Nearly 12 Hours in ER
    (04-May-2012)
    Older, uninsured and intoxicated patients wait even longer, study finds

  • Prenatal Smoking Linked to High-Functioning Autism in Kids
    (04-May-2012)
    But study only found slight association, not a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Psychiatric Patients Often Wait Nearly 12 Hours in ER
    (04-May-2012)
    Older, uninsured and intoxicated patients wait even longer, study finds

  • Prenatal Smoking Linked to High-Functioning Autism in Kids
    (04-May-2012)
    But study only found slight association, not a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Prenatal Smoking Linked to High-Functioning Autism in Kids
    (04-May-2012)
    But study only found slight association, not a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Hot Flashes More Likely for Certain Smokers, Study Says
    (03-May-2012)
    Women's genetic backgrounds may increase susceptibility

  • Hot Flashes More Likely for Certain Smokers, Study Says
    (03-May-2012)
    Women's genetic backgrounds may increase susceptibility

  • Many Asthmatic Kids Harmed by Secondhand Smoke: Study
    (01-May-2012)
    Exposure leads to more doctor visits, disturbed sleep, exercise limitations

  • Many Asthmatic Kids Harmed by Secondhand Smoke: Study
    (01-May-2012)
    Exposure leads to more doctor visits, disturbed sleep, exercise limitations

  • Cellphones, Texting Put Teen Drivers in Danger, Studies Show
    (30-Apr-2012)
    One study -- using car simulators -- indicates phone use hazardous no matter where it's held

  • TV Ads May Play Role in Underage Drinking, Obesity
    (30-Apr-2012)
    The greater the familiarity with the ads, the greater these risks, researchers say

  • Teen Impulsiveness Has Different Sources in ADHD, Substance Use
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Imaging study finds brain networks causing behavior aren't the same

  • TV Ads May Play Role in Underage Drinking, Obesity
    (30-Apr-2012)
    The greater the familiarity with the ads, the greater these risks, researchers say

  • Mothers' Stress Could Cause Iron Deficiency in Newborns
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Study found lower iron in babies when women were exposed to violence early in pregnancy

  • Secondhand Smoke Permeates Many Apartment Buildings: Study
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Advocate wants smoking bans in housing complexes to safeguard kids from incursion

  • Teen Impulsiveness Has Different Sources in ADHD, Substance Use
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Imaging study finds brain networks causing behavior aren't the same

  • U.S. Sees Tripling of Babies Born Addicted to Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2012)
    They suffer from irritability, breathing problems, perhaps long-term brain damage, study finds

  • U.S. Sees Tripling of Babies Born Addicted to Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2012)
    They suffer from irritability, breathing problems, perhaps long-term brain damage, study finds

  • Teen Impulsiveness Has Different Sources in ADHD, Substance Use
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Imaging study finds brain networks causing behavior aren't the same

  • U.S. Sees Tripling of Babies Born Addicted to Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2012)
    They suffer from irritability, breathing problems, perhaps long-term brain damage, study finds

  • Anti-Smoking TV Ads From Tobacco Industry Don't Help
    (26-Apr-2012)
    However, study found media campaigns from other sponsors were effective

  • Anti-Smoking TV Ads From Tobacco Industry Don't Help
    (26-Apr-2012)
    However, study found media campaigns from other sponsors were effective

  • Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Keep Ex-Smokers From Relapse
    (26-Apr-2012)
    International study finds that deterrent images, messages help those who say they matter

  • Heroin Addicts Have Higher Pain Sensitivity, Even During Treatment
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Those taking methadone continue to have heightened pain responses, study finds

  • Many Who First Misuse Prescription Pills Get Them From Friends, Family: Report
    (25-Apr-2012)
    More than 70 percent start that way, government analysis finds

  • Many Who First Misuse Prescription Pills Get Them From Friends, Family: Report
    (25-Apr-2012)
    More than 70 percent start that way, government analysis finds

  • Many Who First Misuse Prescription Pills Get Them From Friends, Family: Report
    (25-Apr-2012)
    More than 70 percent start that way, government analysis finds

  • Heroin Addicts Have Higher Pain Sensitivity, Even During Treatment
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Those taking methadone continue to have heightened pain responses, study finds

  • Impulsive Tots at Risk for Gambling Problems Later: Study
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Self-control in preschool years may improve life outcomes in adulthood

  • Joint-Replacement Failure Rate Higher for Smokers: Studies
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Patients needing new hips, knees should be told to quit, doctors say

  • Depression Linked to Higher Odds for Poor Leg Circulation
    (20-Apr-2012)
    In study, depressed patients were more apt to develop peripheral artery disease

  • Joint-Replacement Failure Rate Higher for Smokers: Studies
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Patients needing new hips, knees should be told to quit, doctors say

  • Joint-Replacement Failure Rate Higher for Smokers: Studies
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Patients needing new hips, knees should be told to quit, doctors say

  • Half of Young Cigarette Smokers Also Smoke Pot: Survey
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Anonymous online study may have allowed more to admit use than prior studies, experts say

  • Half of Young Cigarette Smokers Also Smoke Pot: Survey
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Anonymous online study may have allowed more to admit use than prior studies, experts say

  • Use of Ecstasy, Speed by Teens Tied to Later Depression
    (19-Apr-2012)
    However, study of Canadian high school students didn't show cause and effect

  • Half of Young Cigarette Smokers Also Smoke Pot: Survey
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Anonymous online study may have allowed more to admit use than prior studies, experts say

  • White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
    (17-Apr-2012)
    New plan calls for treatment, not incarceration, for non-violent offenders

  • White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
    (17-Apr-2012)
    New plan calls for treatment, not incarceration, for non-violent offenders

  • White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
    (17-Apr-2012)
    New plan calls for treatment, not incarceration, for non-violent offenders

  • White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
    (17-Apr-2012)
    New plan calls for treatment, not incarceration, for non-violent offenders

  • White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
    (17-Apr-2012)
    New plan calls for treatment, not incarceration, for non-violent offenders

  • 12-Step Meetings May Help Teens Beat Alcohol, Drug Abuse
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous seem to work as well in teens as in adults, study finds

  • Tattoos, Piercings Tied to Heavier Drinking in French Study
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But an expert warns against stereotyping people with body art

  • 12-Step Meetings May Help Teens Beat Alcohol, Drug Abuse
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous seem to work as well in teens as in adults, study finds

  • 12-Step Meetings May Help Teens Beat Alcohol, Drug Abuse
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous seem to work as well in teens as in adults, study finds

  • Substance Abusers, Even Recovering Ones, May Face Stigma
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Scenarios of obese people, smokers drew less negative reaction in study

  • Obese Workers' Health Care Costs Top Those of Smokers
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Smokers cost employers an additional $1,275 a year, while obese workers cost $1,850 more, study says

  • Substance Abusers, Even Recovering Ones, May Face Stigma
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Scenarios of obese people, smokers drew less negative reaction in study

  • Substance Abusers, Even Recovering Ones, May Face Stigma
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Scenarios of obese people, smokers drew less negative reaction in study

  • Obese Workers' Health Care Costs Top Those of Smokers
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Smokers cost employers an additional $1,275 a year, while obese workers cost $1,850 more, study says

  • Teen Drinking May Boost Odds of Precancerous Breast Changes
    (09-Apr-2012)
    The more alcohol consumed, the higher the likelihood, researchers say

  • Could Menthol Cigarettes Pose Even Higher Stroke Risk?
    (09-Apr-2012)
    For women and whites, the odds look even worse, study finds

  • Could Menthol Cigarettes Pose Even Higher Stroke Risk?
    (09-Apr-2012)
    For women and whites, the odds look even worse, study finds

  • Resolutions Revisited
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Experts offer advice on what to do if you're backsliding on those New Year's vows

  • ER Docs Can Help Curb Patient Alcohol Abuse, Drunk Driving
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Effects of a 7-minute interview with an ER physician can last a year, study found

  • ER Docs Can Help Curb Patient Alcohol Abuse, Drunk Driving
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Effects of a 7-minute interview with an ER physician can last a year, study found

  • Health Tip: How to Avoid Secondhand Smoke
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Suggestions include asking people not to light up in your home

  • Health Tip: How to Avoid Secondhand Smoke
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Suggestions include asking people not to light up in your home

  • HPV-Related Head, Neck Cancers on the Rise
    (04-Apr-2012)
    However, incidence decreased for younger blacks, analysis finds

  • Young Women Who Drink and Drive at Higher Risk of Fatal Accident
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Risk now matches that for young male drivers who drink, researchers say

  • Young Women Who Drink and Drive at Higher Risk of Fatal Accident
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Risk now matches that for young male drivers who drink, researchers say

  • Health Tip: More Reasons to Quit Smoking
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Health risks start to diminish almost immediately

  • Health Tip: More Reasons to Quit Smoking
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Health risks start to diminish almost immediately

  • Drug, Alcohol Abuse Common Among U.S. Teens, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2012)
    15 percent qualified as substance abusers, and initiation may be start of lifelong troubles

  • Drug, Alcohol Abuse Common Among U.S. Teens, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2012)
    15 percent qualified as substance abusers, and initiation may be start of lifelong troubles

  • Drug, Alcohol Abuse Common Among U.S. Teens, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2012)
    15 percent qualified as substance abusers, and initiation may be start of lifelong troubles

  • Diet, Smoking May Affect MS Progression
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Caffeine, alcohol could slow multiple sclerosis, while cigarettes accelerate it, study suggests

  • Diet, Smoking May Affect MS Progression
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Caffeine, alcohol could slow multiple sclerosis, while cigarettes accelerate it, study suggests

  • Secondhand Smoke Affects Young Girls More Than Boys: Study
    (30-Mar-2012)
    By age 7, lung function was six times worse for exposed girls than boys, research shows

  • FDA Calls on Tobacco Companies to List Harmful Ingredients
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Manufacturers must also back up claims that certain products are 'safer' to smoke

  • Even a Little Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Heavy consumption increases risk up to 50 percent, new review finds

  • States' Efforts to Boost Cigarette Taxes Slows: CDC
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Agency says more can be done to raise the cost of smoking, which is known to boost quit rates

  • Stigma, Shame Can Worsen Depression in Lung Cancer Patients
    (29-Mar-2012)
    They may believe -- rightly or not -- that others blame them for diagnosis

  • Moderate Drinking Might Help Men Live Longer After Heart Attack
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests protective effect of drink or 2 a day, but experts warn against too much boozing

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (28-Mar-2012)
    But incidence of cancers linked to obesity increasing, researchers find

  • Helpline, Free Nicotine Patches Don't Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (23-Mar-2012)
    British researchers' findings reiterate the power of nicotine addiction

  • Caring Teachers May Help Keep Kids From Trying Alcohol, Drugs
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests feeling close to a teacher may make a difference for kids

  • Coffee Doesn't Affect Psoriasis Risk After All, Researchers Say
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Large study counters prior research suggesting the beverage might raise odds for the skin condition

  • Living Alone Linked to Greater Risk of Depression: Study
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Other factors such as low income and education may also play a role

  • Caring Teachers May Help Keep Kids From Trying Alcohol, Drugs
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests feeling close to a teacher may make a difference for kids

  • Helpline, Free Nicotine Patches Don't Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (23-Mar-2012)
    British researchers' findings reiterate the power of nicotine addiction

  • Caring Teachers May Help Keep Kids From Trying Alcohol, Drugs
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests feeling close to a teacher may make a difference for kids

  • Helpline, Free Nicotine Patches Don't Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (23-Mar-2012)
    British researchers' findings reiterate the power of nicotine addiction

  • Helpline, Free Nicotine Patches Don't Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (23-Mar-2012)
    British researchers' findings reiterate the power of nicotine addiction

  • Some People More Prone to Drinking Blackouts: Study
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Difference appears to be in how the brain reacts to alcohol, scans show

  • Some People More Prone to Drinking Blackouts: Study
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Difference appears to be in how the brain reacts to alcohol, scans show

  • Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Poll finds most accept rules for safety, smoking, eating, but also worry about a 'nanny state'

  • Kids Using Synthetic Pot a Growing Public Health Concern
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Popularity on rise despite illegality, uncertain ingredients, bad reactions

  • Kids of Meth-Using Moms at Risk of Behavioral Woes
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests prenatal exposure to methamphetamine raises chances of ADHD, depression, anxiety

  • Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Colleges Millions Annually
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Price tag for ER visits can top $500,000 for larger universities, study finds

  • Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Colleges Millions Annually
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Price tag for ER visits can top $500,000 for larger universities, study finds

  • Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Linked to Lung Disease Years Later
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Study found it nearly doubled risk for breathing condition

  • Appeals Court Backs FDA Move for Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Ohio decision runs counter to ruling by Washington, D.C.-based judge in February

  • Kids Using Synthetic Pot a Growing Public Health Concern
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Popularity on rise despite illegality, uncertain ingredients, bad reactions

  • Kids of Meth-Using Moms at Risk of Behavioral Woes
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests prenatal exposure to methamphetamine raises chances of ADHD, depression, anxiety

  • Appeals Court Backs FDA Move for Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Ohio decision runs counter to ruling by Washington, D.C.-based judge in February

  • Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Linked to Lung Disease Years Later
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Study found it nearly doubled risk for breathing condition

  • Appeals Court Backs FDA Move for Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Ohio decision runs counter to ruling by Washington, D.C.-based judge in February

  • Spring Break Boozing May Put Young Brains at Risk
    (17-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking by teens, young adults linked to long-term problems with impulse control

  • Spring Break Boozing May Put Young Brains at Risk
    (17-Mar-2012)
    Binge drinking by teens, young adults linked to long-term problems with impulse control

  • Following Heart-Healthy Behaviors May Lengthen Your Life
    (17-Mar-2012)
    Study found those who stuck by all seven guidelines lived longer than those who didn't

  • Many Alcoholics Suffered Childhood Trauma: Study
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Physical, sexual, emotional abuse reported by many people in detox

  • Many Alcoholics Suffered Childhood Trauma: Study
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Physical, sexual, emotional abuse reported by many people in detox

  • Many Alcoholics Suffered Childhood Trauma: Study
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Physical, sexual, emotional abuse reported by many people in detox

  • CDC Launches Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (15-Mar-2012)
    The hope is to get 50,000 people to quit, the agency says

  • CDC Launches Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (15-Mar-2012)
    The hope is to get 50,000 people to quit, the agency says

  • Doctors Likely to Preach What They Practice
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Those with healthy behaviors more inclined to recommend patients make lifestyle changes: study

  • Watching Movie Stars Light Up May Spur Kids to Smoke
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Kids who saw more tobacco use on film from ages 9 to 14 tended to become regular smokers

  • Anti-Smoking Efforts Saved 795,000 Lives Over 25 Years: Study
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Public smoking bans, higher cigarette taxes, increased risk awareness all helped

  • Anti-Smoking Efforts Saved 795,000 Lives Over 25 Years: Study
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Public smoking bans, higher cigarette taxes, increased risk awareness all helped

  • Doctors Likely to Preach What They Practice
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Those with healthy behaviors more inclined to recommend patients make lifestyle changes: study

  • Watching Movie Stars Light Up May Spur Kids to Smoke
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Kids who saw more tobacco use on film from ages 9 to 14 tended to become regular smokers

  • Race, Location Big Factors in American Diets
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Study finds 5 major patterns of food consumption based on environment, background

  • Many Docs Order Unneeded Lung Cancer Screening Tests: Survey
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Not only wasteful, tests can lead to unnecessary treatments for patients

  • Spring Ahead Without Losing Too Much Sleep
    (11-Mar-2012)
    Advice from an expert on making the switch to daylight saving time

  • LSD Might Help Alcoholics Quit, Stay Abstinent: Study
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Analysis found single dose helped problem drinkers, especially in first few months

  • LSD Might Help Alcoholics Quit, Stay Abstinent: Study
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Analysis found single dose helped problem drinkers, especially in first few months

  • Kids Who Bully May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Bullying behavior more common in middle school, substance use greater in high school, study finds

  • Kids Who Bully May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Bullying behavior more common in middle school, substance use greater in high school, study finds

  • LSD Might Help Alcoholics Quit, Stay Abstinent: Study
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Analysis found single dose helped problem drinkers, especially in first few months

  • Light or Moderate Drinking Linked to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (08-Mar-2012)
    But benefit faded with heavier alcohol use, long-term study suggests

  • Surgeon General: Nearly 4 Million U.S. Kids Still Smoke
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Report says tobacco industry targets marketing toward children

  • U.S. Army Suicides Rising Sharply, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Service in Iraq and Afghanistan appears to be the cause of increasing mental-health problems

  • Surgeon General: Nearly 4 Million U.S. Kids Still Smoke
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Report says tobacco industry targets marketing toward children

  • Surgeon General: Nearly 4 Million U.S. Kids Still Smoke
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Report says tobacco industry targets marketing toward children

  • Genes Play a Role in Drug Abuse Risk Among Adopted Kids: Study
    (07-Mar-2012)
    But good adoptive relationships offer some protection, researchers say

  • Fetal Cocaine Exposure May Not Affect Kids' Academics: Study
    (07-Mar-2012)
    Drinking during pregnancy did show impact on learning ability

  • Genes Play a Role in Drug Abuse Risk Among Adopted Kids: Study
    (07-Mar-2012)
    But good adoptive relationships offer some protection, researchers say

  • Genes Play a Role in Drug Abuse Risk Among Adopted Kids: Study
    (07-Mar-2012)
    But good adoptive relationships offer some protection, researchers say

  • Narcotic Painkillers Another Threat to Traumatized War Vets: Study
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Those with mental health issues more likely to be prescribed highly addictive meds, research shows

  • Wine Ratings May Be Meaningless for Most People
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Experts seem to have more sensitive sense of taste than average consumer, study finds

  • Hospitalizations Up for Severe Skin Swelling
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Called angioedema, the condition often affects the deep layers of skin in the eyes and mouth

  • Ban on Public Smoking Linked to Fewer Preterm Deliveries
    (06-Mar-2012)
    After Scotland put new laws in place, even nonsmoking pregnant women benefited, study found

  • Drinking Scenes in Movies May Spur Teens to Do the Same
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Kids who had seen more films featuring alcohol were more likely to binge on booze, study finds

  • Drinking Scenes in Movies May Spur Teens to Do the Same
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Kids who had seen more films featuring alcohol were more likely to binge on booze, study finds

  • Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby's Eczema Risk
    (05-Mar-2012)
    But study finds no raised risk for skin condition from exposure early in pregnancy or after birth

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study
    (02-Mar-2012)
    But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study
    (02-Mar-2012)
    But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

  • U.S. Will Push to Have Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Pledge comes after judge blocked FDA mandate, calling it unconstitutional

  • U.S. Will Push to Have Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Pledge comes after judge blocked FDA mandate, calling it unconstitutional

  • Wanted: Female Nurses for Large, Ongoing Study
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Nurses' Health Study has provided decades of data on women's health

  • U.S. Will Push to Have Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Pledge comes after judge blocked FDA mandate, calling it unconstitutional

  • Nicotine Patches May Not Help During Pregnancy
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Most women stopped using them early, making it harder to draw conclusions, study says

  • Nicotine Patches May Not Help During Pregnancy
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Most women stopped using them early, making it harder to draw conclusions, study says

  • Nicotine Patches May Not Help During Pregnancy
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Most women stopped using them early, making it harder to draw conclusions, study says

  • Drug-Free Housing Helps Heroin, Oxycontin Addicts Recover
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Study found higher abstinence rates with housing, day treatment

  • Ecstasy Use During Pregnancy May Harm Fetus: Study
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Babies exposed to ecstasy in utero had poorer motor skills, coordination at 4 months

  • Ecstasy Use During Pregnancy May Harm Fetus: Study
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Babies exposed to ecstasy in utero had poorer motor skills, coordination at 4 months

  • Drug-Free Housing Helps Heroin, Oxycontin Addicts Recover
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Study found higher abstinence rates with housing, day treatment

  • Ecstasy Use During Pregnancy May Harm Fetus: Study
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Babies exposed to ecstasy in utero had poorer motor skills, coordination at 4 months

  • Ecstasy Use During Pregnancy May Harm Fetus: Study
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Babies exposed to ecstasy in utero had poorer motor skills, coordination at 4 months

  • Drug-Free Housing Helps Heroin, Oxycontin Addicts Recover
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Study found higher abstinence rates with housing, day treatment

  • Ecstasy Use During Pregnancy May Harm Fetus: Study
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Babies exposed to ecstasy in utero had poorer motor skills, coordination at 4 months

  • Gene Might Be a Culprit in Sudden Infant Death for Boys
    (24-Feb-2012)
    DNA testing found mutation more prevalent in male babies

  • Support for Tougher Liquor Laws Rises When Booze, Crime Linked
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Study shows people more likely to back idea after seeing news coverage connecting the two

  • Booze in Movies May Fuel Teenage Drinking
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Watching films featuring alcohol seems to lead to drinking, then binge-drinking in kids, study finds

  • Booze in Movies May Fuel Teenage Drinking
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Watching films featuring alcohol seems to lead to drinking, then binge-drinking in kids, study finds

  • National Guard Deployment May Sometimes Trigger Alcohol Abuse
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Soldiers with post-traumatic stress, depression might self-medicate, research suggests

  • 15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey
    (20-Feb-2012)
    However, low response rates may put accuracy of results into question

  • 15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey
    (20-Feb-2012)
    However, low response rates may put accuracy of results into question

  • Many Americans Support Lower Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Smokers, nonsmokers alike want to keep children from starting

  • Female Cancer Survivors Report Worse Health Habits: Survey
    (20-Feb-2012)
    They were more likely to smoke, less likely to exercise vigorously than other women

  • Mom's Nicotine Patch May Raise Baby's Risk for Colic
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Behavioral therapy recommended over nicotine replacement during pregnancy, research says

  • Mom's Nicotine Patch May Raise Baby's Risk for Colic
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Behavioral therapy recommended over nicotine replacement during pregnancy, research says

  • More Neighborhood Bars Linked to Domestic Violence
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Study found more cases requiring emergency-room care

  • Parents' Strict Rules Could Curb Kids' Drinking
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say this is the first study to look at how tight parental control helps teens avoid booze

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Kids Lives With Parent Who Has Abused Alcohol: Report
    (16-Feb-2012)
    In many homes, the sole caregiver has a drinking problem, researchers say

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Kids Lives With Parent Who Has Abused Alcohol: Report
    (16-Feb-2012)
    In many homes, the sole caregiver has a drinking problem, researchers say

  • Illicit Drug Use May Be Driving Rise in Ectopic Pregnancies in Florida
    (16-Feb-2012)
    CDC says cases indicate need for earlier access to prenatal care, drug awareness

  • Stop-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Problem Drinking
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Small study found Chantix heightened alcohol's unpleasant aspects

  • Stop-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Problem Drinking
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Small study found Chantix heightened alcohol's unpleasant aspects

  • Stop-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Problem Drinking
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Small study found Chantix heightened alcohol's unpleasant aspects

  • Stop-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Problem Drinking
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Small study found Chantix heightened alcohol's unpleasant aspects

  • Lead, Cadmium Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Avoiding exposure to cigarettes, lead-based paints may improve odds of conceiving, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Chewing Tobacco Harms Oral Health
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Here are some examples of what can go wrong

  • Smoking May Up Cancer Risk in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Study suggests that only quitting, not cutting back, might lower threat

  • Smoking May Up Cancer Risk in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Study suggests that only quitting, not cutting back, might lower threat

  • Young Adults Who Quit Smoking Feel Better Quickly
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Coughs begin to clear up within two weeks, study finds

  • Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows
    (10-Feb-2012)
    No reliable roadside test available to identify drugged drivers, experts say

  • Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows
    (10-Feb-2012)
    No reliable roadside test available to identify drugged drivers, experts say

  • Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows
    (10-Feb-2012)
    No reliable roadside test available to identify drugged drivers, experts say

  • Smoking May Up Cancer Risk in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Study suggests that only quitting, not cutting back, might lower threat

  • Young Adults Who Quit Smoking Feel Better Quickly
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Coughs begin to clear up within two weeks, study finds

  • Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons, Experts Warn
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Case report says victims thought they'd ordered amphetamine, but got drug that turned their skin blue

  • Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons, Experts Warn
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Case report says victims thought they'd ordered amphetamine, but got drug that turned their skin blue

  • Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons, Experts Warn
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Case report says victims thought they'd ordered amphetamine, but got drug that turned their skin blue

  • Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons, Experts Warn
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Case report says victims thought they'd ordered amphetamine, but got drug that turned their skin blue

  • Playing Sports May Help Keep Kids From Smoking
    (08-Feb-2012)
    But the risk of taking up the habit rises if teammates smoke, study finds

  • Playing Sports May Help Keep Kids From Smoking
    (08-Feb-2012)
    But the risk of taking up the habit rises if teammates smoke, study finds

  • Moving Homes Often in Childhood Might Affect Long-Term Health
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Frequently uprooted kids were more likely to drink heavily, smoke as adults, study says

  • Moving Homes Often in Childhood Might Affect Long-Term Health
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Frequently uprooted kids were more likely to drink heavily, smoke as adults, study says

  • Quitting Smoking May Halve Risk of Oral Health Problems
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Smokers four times more likely to develop oral conditions, such as mouth cancers, gum disease, study finds

  • Quitting Smoking May Halve Risk of Oral Health Problems
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Smokers four times more likely to develop oral conditions, such as mouth cancers, gum disease, study finds

  • Moving Homes Often in Childhood Might Affect Long-Term Health
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Frequently uprooted kids were more likely to drink heavily, smoke as adults, study says

  • Quitting Smoking May Halve Risk of Oral Health Problems
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Smokers four times more likely to develop oral conditions, such as mouth cancers, gum disease, study finds

  • Smoking May Be Especially Tough on Men's Brains
    (06-Feb-2012)
    Study found declines in thinking skills for males, but not females

  • Fewer Teens Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Cars: Report
    (06-Feb-2012)
    But researchers add that too many are still breathing in secondhand smoke while in vehicles

  • Fewer Teens Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Cars: Report
    (06-Feb-2012)
    But researchers add that too many are still breathing in secondhand smoke while in vehicles

  • Smoking May Be Especially Tough on Men's Brains
    (06-Feb-2012)
    Study found declines in thinking skills for males, but not females

  • Fewer Teens Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Cars: Report
    (06-Feb-2012)
    But researchers add that too many are still breathing in secondhand smoke while in vehicles

  • Booze and Family History of Colon Cancer a Bad Mix: Study
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Red meat, smoking and skipping veggies also associated with a raised cancer risk, research finds

  • Booze and Family History of Colon Cancer a Bad Mix: Study
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Red meat, smoking and skipping veggies also associated with a raised cancer risk, research finds

  • Hard Drug Use in Middle Age Could Prove Fatal, Study Finds
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Those who continue to 'dabble' into their 50s tend to be at greater risk for bad outcomes in general

  • Booze and Family History of Colon Cancer a Bad Mix: Study
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Red meat, smoking and skipping veggies also associated with a raised cancer risk, research finds

  • Scientists May Be Closer to Developing 'Red Wine' Drug
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Resveratrol's secrets revealed in work with mice

  • When Mom-to-Be's Overweight and Smokes, Risk for Birth Defects Rises
    (31-Jan-2012)
    This combination more than doubled odds of heart damage in newborn, study finds

  • When Mom-to-Be's Overweight and Smokes, Risk for Birth Defects Rises
    (31-Jan-2012)
    This combination more than doubled odds of heart damage in newborn, study finds

  • More Newborns Suffering Drug Withdrawal at Birth
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Doctors seeing more women taking illicit drugs, prescription painkillers during pregnancy

  • More Newborns Suffering Drug Withdrawal at Birth
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Doctors seeing more women taking illicit drugs, prescription painkillers during pregnancy

  • More Newborns Suffering Drug Withdrawal at Birth
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Doctors seeing more women taking illicit drugs, prescription painkillers during pregnancy

  • Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Peripheral vascular disease may lead to stroke or early death, researchers say

  • Off-Campus Party Hosts Drank Most in College Survey
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Guzzling some 9 alcoholic beverages each event, student hosts outdid their guests

  • Off-Campus Party Hosts Drank Most in College Survey
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Guzzling some 9 alcoholic beverages each event, student hosts outdid their guests

  • U.S. Soldiers Face Host of Mental Health Issues
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Studies found they were prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide

  • U.S. Soldiers Face Host of Mental Health Issues
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Studies found they were prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide

  • U.S. Soldiers Face Host of Mental Health Issues
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Studies found they were prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide

  • U.S. Soldiers Face Host of Mental Health Issues
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Studies found they were prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide

  • Optimal Heart Health Starts Early: Study
    (25-Jan-2012)
    No risk factors by middle age is 'the fountain of youth for your heart'

  • Could 'Magic' Mushrooms Ease Depression?
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Small studies found key ingredient lowered activity in areas of brain linked to mood disorder

  • Alcohol OK in Housing for Formerly Homeless, Study Says
    (23-Jan-2012)
    Heavy drinkers actually cut back on booze over two years, researchers found

  • Alcohol OK in Housing for Formerly Homeless, Study Says
    (23-Jan-2012)
    Heavy drinkers actually cut back on booze over two years, researchers found

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism
    (20-Jan-2012)
    But there are many other reasons to avoid cigarettes while pregnant

  • Many U.S. Adults Not Vaccinated for Hepatitis B
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Missed opportunities lead to many new infections each year, study found

  • Many U.S. Adults Not Vaccinated for Hepatitis B
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Missed opportunities lead to many new infections each year, study found

  • Smoking During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism
    (20-Jan-2012)
    But there are many other reasons to avoid cigarettes while pregnant

  • Alcohol OK in Housing for Formerly Homeless, Study Says
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Heavy drinkers actually cut back on booze over two years, researchers found

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffers Mental Ills: Report
    (19-Jan-2012)
    But, lack of insurance blocks many from treatment, experts say

  • Alcohol OK in Housing for Formerly Homeless, Study Says
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Heavy drinkers actually cut back on booze over two years, researchers found

  • Poorer Folks May Find It Harder to Quit Smoking
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Financial and social status seems to affect treatment success, study finds

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffers Mental Ills: Report
    (19-Jan-2012)
    But, lack of insurance blocks many from treatment, experts say

  • Poorer Folks May Find It Harder to Quit Smoking
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Financial and social status seems to affect treatment success, study finds

  • Study Maps Path From Smoking to Emphysema in Mice
    (18-Jan-2012)
    Immune response to smoke causes the disease, researchers say

  • FDA to Weigh Safety of Tobacco Lozenges, Strips
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Experts fear candy-like products could put children at risk for nicotine addiction, poisoning

  • Drinking Late in First Trimester May Be Most Hazardous
    (17-Jan-2012)
    But no alcohol use is safe during pregnancy, study finds

  • FDA to Weigh Safety of Tobacco Lozenges, Strips
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Experts fear candy-like products could put children at risk for nicotine addiction, poisoning

  • FDA to Weigh Safety of Tobacco Lozenges, Strips
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Experts fear candy-like products could put children at risk for nicotine addiction, poisoning

  • 'Bath-Salts' Injection Leads to Flesh-Eating Disease
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Patient underwent amputation, mastectomy, skin grafts after use at party

  • At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

  • Bored Workers Often Turn to Chocolate, Booze, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2012)
    These unhealthy treats are common ways of dealing with office ennui, research shows

  • Experts Urge Public Action to Aid Cancer Prevention
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Cancer society's new guidelines for diet and exercise stress community support

  • At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

  • At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

  • At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

  • At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

  • Could Internet Addiction Disrupt Brain's Connections?
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Small Chinese study found abnormalities in white matter in brains of teenage Web junkies

  • Alcohol Targets Brain 'Reward Centers' in Heavy Drinkers
    (11-Jan-2012)
    Study highlights changes that make drinkers more likely to gain pleasure from booze

  • Alcohol Targets Brain 'Reward Centers' in Heavy Drinkers
    (11-Jan-2012)
    Study highlights changes that make drinkers more likely to gain pleasure from booze

  • One in Six Americans Binge Drink: CDC
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Most are young adults, but those aged 65 and over drink most often, report shows

  • One in Six Americans Binge Drink: CDC
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Most are young adults, but those aged 65 and over drink most often, report shows

  • Occasional Pot Smoking Won't Harm Lungs: Study
    (10-Jan-2012)
    20-year study finds a few joints a month have no effect, but other experts differ

  • Researchers Look at Genomes of Nonsmokers With Lung Cancer
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Never-smokers may have different mutations in genes than smokers, suggests small, early study

  • Nicotine Patches, Gums Won't Help Smokers Quit Long-Term: Study
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say finding underscores real-world challenges facing those looking to quit

  • Could Nicotine Patches Help Stave Off Memory Loss?
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Older people with mild cognitive impairment saw improvements while using them, researchers report

  • Nicotine Patches, Gums Won't Help Smokers Quit Long-Term: Study
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say finding underscores real-world challenges facing those looking to quit

  • Anti-Estrogen Treatment Shrank Lung Tumors in Mice
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Preliminary study exposed animals to cancer-causing agent in tobacco

  • Nicotine Patches, Gums Won't Help Smokers Quit Long-Term: Study
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say finding underscores real-world challenges facing those looking to quit

  • Global Study Finds Drug Abuse Highest in Richer Nations
    (06-Jan-2012)
    The U.S. can do its part to reduce the damage of addiction, experts say

  • Mice Exposed to Smoke Helped by Blood Pressure Drug: Study
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Research may hold hope for treating smoking-related lung diseases in humans

  • Global Study Finds Drug Abuse Highest in Richer Nations
    (06-Jan-2012)
    The U.S. can do its part to reduce the damage of addiction, experts say

  • Paranoid or Placid? Scans Show Pot's Effect on Brain
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Two ingredients in cannabis may affect neurology in very different ways, study shows

  • Global Study Finds Drug Abuse Highest in Richer Nations
    (06-Jan-2012)
    The U.S. can do its part to reduce the damage of addiction, experts say

  • Global Study Finds Drug Abuse Highest in Richer Nations
    (06-Jan-2012)
    The U.S. can do its part to reduce the damage of addiction, experts say

  • Study Reveals Who's More Prone to Be a 'Mean Drunk'
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Lack of regard for future consequences is key, researchers say

  • Study Reveals Who's More Prone to Be a 'Mean Drunk'
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Lack of regard for future consequences is key, researchers say

  • Uncork With Care, Eye Experts Warn
    (31-Dec-2011)
    To avoid injury when opening your bottle of bubbly, follow these tips

  • For Some Couples, Binge Drinking Is Routine
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Study found heavy drinking by one partner predicted it in the other

  • Health Care Reform Battle Tops Health News for 2011
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Debates over cellphone safety, cigarette-pack images also grabbed headlines

  • Meth Users Much More Likely to Try Suicide
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Study found 80 percent higher risk compared to users of other IV drugs

  • Meth Users Much More Likely to Try Suicide
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Study found 80 percent higher risk compared to users of other IV drugs

  • Health Care Reform Battle Tops Health News for 2011
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Debates over cellphone safety, cigarette-pack images also grabbed headlines

  • States Crack Down on Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season
    (28-Dec-2011)
    New Year's Day is among the five deadliest days on U.S. roads, sobering research shows

  • Some 'Gluten-Free' Beers Really Aren't: Study
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Other 'low-gluten' beers contain high amounts of the celiac disease irritant

  • States Crack Down on Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season
    (28-Dec-2011)
    New Year's Day is among the five deadliest days on U.S. roads, sobering research shows

  • Get a Head Start on 2012 Fitness Resolutions
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Tips for staying healthy through holiday travel, temptations

  • Health Tip: Choose Your Day to Quit Smoking
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Suggestions to help you stop

  • Health Tip: Choose Your Day to Quit Smoking
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Suggestions to help you stop

  • How to Make Your Quit-Smoking Resolution Stick
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Tips from the American Lung Association may help

  • How to Make Your Quit-Smoking Resolution Stick
    (26-Dec-2011)
    Tips from the American Lung Association may help

  • Cancer Survivors Should Take Steps to Keep Healthy During Holidays
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Avoid stress and try to relax, expert urges

  • '27 Club' Debunked: Musicians Aren't Prone to Die at That Age
    (21-Dec-2011)
    But, they do face a higher risk of premature death, researchers report

  • '27 Club' Debunked: Musicians Aren't Prone to Die at That Age
    (21-Dec-2011)
    But, they do face a higher risk of premature death, researchers report

  • '27 Club' Debunked: Musicians Aren't Prone to Die at That Age
    (21-Dec-2011)
    But, they do face a higher risk of premature death, researchers report

  • 40 Years On, the Triumphs and Challenges of America's 'War on Cancer'
    (21-Dec-2011)
    In many cases, what was a death sentence is now a manageable condition, although roadblocks remain

  • Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than Car Accidents: CDC
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Almost half of drug poisonings are now from abuse of prescription painkillers, researchers note

  • Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than Car Accidents: CDC
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Almost half of drug poisonings are now from abuse of prescription painkillers, researchers note

  • Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than Car Accidents: CDC
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Almost half of drug poisonings are now from abuse of prescription painkillers, researchers note

  • Nearly 1 in 3 Young U.S. Adults Have Arrest Records: Study
    (19-Dec-2011)
    At 18, the estimate is 25 percent; pediatricians can help keep kids out of trouble, researchers say

  • Life After Cigarettes Is Happier: Study
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Three years later, quitters report less stress, better mood compared to smokers

  • Drug Users With HIV at Much Higher Overdose Risk
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Opioids, illegal drugs can threaten recent lifespan gains

  • Drug Users With HIV at Much Higher Overdose Risk
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Opioids, illegal drugs can threaten recent lifespan gains

  • Drug Users With HIV at Much Higher Overdose Risk
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Opioids, illegal drugs can threaten recent lifespan gains

  • Life After Cigarettes Is Happier: Study
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Three years later, quitters report less stress, better mood compared to smokers

  • Life After Cigarettes Is Happier: Study
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Three years later, quitters report less stress, better mood compared to smokers

  • Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer in Women
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Non-melanoma malignancies twice as likely after 20 years of tobacco use, study finds

  • Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

  • Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer in Women
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Non-melanoma malignancies twice as likely after 20 years of tobacco use, study finds

  • Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer in Women
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Non-melanoma malignancies twice as likely after 20 years of tobacco use, study finds

  • Drunk Driving-Related Deaths Surge During the Holidays
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Alcohol affects coordination and judgment long before people appear to be intoxicated, experts say

  • Walking While Drunk Can Lead to Deadly Accidents: Expert
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Many pedestrians struck and killed by cars have been drinking

  • Alcohol Use Down, Pot Use Up Among U.S. Teens
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Drinking at historic lows, but fewer kids seem to think marijuana is dangerous, survey finds

  • Drunk Driving-Related Deaths Surge During the Holidays
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Alcohol affects coordination and judgment long before people appear to be intoxicated, experts say

  • Walking While Drunk Can Lead to Deadly Accidents: Expert
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Many pedestrians struck and killed by cars have been drinking

  • Alcohol Use Down, Pot Use Up Among U.S. Teens
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Drinking at historic lows, but fewer kids seem to think marijuana is dangerous, survey finds

  • Drunk Driving-Related Deaths Surge During the Holidays
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Alcohol affects coordination and judgment long before people appear to be intoxicated, experts say

  • Alcohol Use Down, Pot Use Up Among U.S. Teens
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Drinking at historic lows, but fewer kids seem to think marijuana is dangerous, survey finds

  • Electronic Cigarette Makers Must Prove Safety of Products: Report
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Institute of Medicine details testing that should be done to back any claims of reduced disease risk

  • Electronic Cigarette Makers Must Prove Safety of Products: Report
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Institute of Medicine details testing that should be done to back any claims of reduced disease risk

  • Chewing Khat Raises Heart Disease, Death Risk: Study
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Commonly used in the Middle East and spreading abroad, plant leaves give amphetamine-like high

  • Chewing Khat Raises Heart Disease, Death Risk: Study
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Commonly used in the Middle East and spreading abroad, plant leaves give amphetamine-like high

  • Chewing Khat Raises Heart Disease, Death Risk: Study
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Commonly used in the Middle East and spreading abroad, plant leaves give amphetamine-like high

  • Too Much Alcohol Linked to Unsafe Sex, Study Confirms
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Each drink worsens decision-making, possibly upping HIV risk

  • Too Much Alcohol Linked to Unsafe Sex, Study Confirms
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Each drink worsens decision-making, possibly upping HIV risk

  • Expert Panel Pinpoints Environmental Culprits in Breast Cancer
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Unneeded radiation, hormone therapy, alcohol raise risk but hair dye, cellphones appear safe, report says

  • Some States Make Stopping Smoking Easier Than Others
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Maine, North Dakota are quit-friendly; Georgia is not, lung experts say

  • Expert Panel Pinpoints Environmental Culprits in Breast Cancer
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Unneeded radiation, hormone therapy, alcohol raise risk but hair dye, cellphones appear safe, report says

  • Some States Make Stopping Smoking Easier Than Others
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Maine, North Dakota are quit-friendly; Georgia is not, lung experts say

  • If Parents Drink and Drive, Their Kids May Too: Study
    (06-Dec-2011)
    Teens' risk for motoring under the influence rose with parents' bad example, researchers found

  • Health Tip: The Risks of Smoking While Pregnant
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Your baby can suffer serious complications

  • Health Tip: The Risks of Smoking While Pregnant
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Your baby can suffer serious complications

  • Genes May Make Quitting Tougher for Smokers
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Your particular DNA may explain why you can't break the habit, study suggests

  • Genes May Make Quitting Tougher for Smokers
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Your particular DNA may explain why you can't break the habit, study suggests

  • Lung Cancer's Hidden Victims: Those Who Never Smoked
    (02-Dec-2011)
    More than 32,000 Americans who never lit up will die each year, with women at higher risk, experts say

  • Genes May Make Quitting Tougher for Smokers
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Your particular DNA may explain why you can't break the habit, study suggests

  • Patches, Counseling, Persistence Can Help Smokers Quit
    (28-Nov-2011)
    'Keep working at it' could be key to success, studies suggest

  • Patches, Counseling, Persistence Can Help Smokers Quit
    (28-Nov-2011)
    'Keep working at it' could be key to success, studies suggest

  • Some Holiday Traditions Have Health Consequences: Expert
    (23-Nov-2011)
    Curbing calories and alcohol intake can help prevent season-related heart attacks, strokes

  • ER Visits for Energy-Drink Ills Soar in U.S.
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Many patients combined the caffeine-loaded beverages with alcohol, other drugs, report finds

  • ER Visits for Energy-Drink Ills Soar in U.S.
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Many patients combined the caffeine-loaded beverages with alcohol, other drugs, report finds

  • College Students Smoke When They Party, Drink and Work
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Prevention programs should target students when they are most likely to smoke, researchers say

  • College Students Smoke When They Party, Drink and Work
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Prevention programs should target students when they are most likely to smoke, researchers say

  • College Students Smoke When They Party, Drink and Work
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Prevention programs should target students when they are most likely to smoke, researchers say

  • Smokeout Day: The Best Ways to Quit
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Counseling plus medicine works better than going cold turkey, experts advise

  • Smokeout Day: The Best Ways to Quit
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Counseling plus medicine works better than going cold turkey, experts advise

  • Smokeout Day: The Best Ways to Quit
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Counseling plus medicine works better than going cold turkey, experts advise

  • Alcoholics More Likely to Die of Cancer: Study
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Alcohol itself and poor lifestyle choices both increase risks, researchers say

  • Higher Legal Drinking Age May Mean Safer Lives for Women
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Study found lower suicide, homicide risk when drinking age was 21

  • Alcoholics More Likely to Die of Cancer: Study
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Alcohol itself and poor lifestyle choices both increase risks, researchers say

  • Smart Kids More Likely to Try Illicit Drugs as Young Adults
    (15-Nov-2011)
    High IQ at age 5 or 10 linked to raised risk of illegal drug use by age 30, study finds

  • Drinking Risky for Women With Family History of Breast Cancer: Study
    (14-Nov-2011)
    Risk of breast disease rose with alcohol consumption

  • Drinking Risky for Women With Family History of Breast Cancer: Study
    (14-Nov-2011)
    Risk of breast disease rose with alcohol consumption

  • Helping Others Helps Teens Beat Substance Abuse
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Drug, alcohol cravings decreased for juvenile offenders, study found

  • Helping Others Helps Teens Beat Substance Abuse
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Drug, alcohol cravings decreased for juvenile offenders, study found

  • Health Tip: Recovering from Substance Abuse
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Be sure to involve your doctor

  • Negative Anti-Smoking Ads Turn Off Anxious Viewers
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Neurotic smokers more likely to avoid messages about health threats, study says

  • Fatherhood May Help Tough Guys Straighten Out
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Crime, alcohol use dropped among first-time dads, study finds

  • Most Smokers Want to Quit, CDC Report Finds
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Drugs and counseling can double, triple odds of success, experts say

  • Heavy Meth Use Linked to Schizophrenia
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Researchers say the drug may trigger the mental disorder in susceptible people

  • Heavy Meth Use Linked to Schizophrenia
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Researchers say the drug may trigger the mental disorder in susceptible people

  • Drugs Slipped Into Drinks Sending Many to ER: Report
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Majority of victims are women, but nearly 40 percent are male, researchers note.

  • Heavy Meth Use Linked to Schizophrenia
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Researchers say the drug may trigger the mental disorder in susceptible people

  • Drugs Slipped Into Drinks Sending Many to ER: Report
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Majority of victims are women, but nearly 40 percent are male, researchers note.

  • Most Smokers Want to Quit, CDC Report Finds
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Drugs and counseling can double, triple odds of success, experts say

  • Fatherhood May Help Tough Guys Straighten Out
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Crime, alcohol use dropped among first-time dads, study finds

  • Most Smokers Want to Quit, CDC Report Finds
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Drugs and counseling can double, triple odds of success, experts say

  • Money Woes May Drive Some Seniors to Smoke, Drink More
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Men and those with less education were most prone, study finds

  • Study Supports Shorter Wait Time for Alcoholics Seeking Liver Transplant
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Abandoning controversial 6-month 'dry-out' period could save lives, researchers say

  • Money Woes May Drive Some Seniors to Smoke, Drink More
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Men and those with less education were most prone, study finds

  • Money Woes May Drive Some Seniors to Smoke, Drink More
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Men and those with less education were most prone, study finds

  • Money Woes May Drive Some Seniors to Smoke, Drink More
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Men and those with less education were most prone, study finds

  • Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

  • Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

  • 'Fake Marijuana' May Trigger Heart Trouble in Teens
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Report details cases of three boys in Texas who smoked K2 and then suffered attacks

  • Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

  • Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

  • Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

  • More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol, Drugs: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Researchers found Native Americans were the most vulnerable group

  • Alcohol, Asthma and Allergies Don't Mix
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Alcohol can trigger or worsen existing allergies, experts say

  • Alcohol, Asthma and Allergies Don't Mix
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Alcohol can trigger or worsen existing allergies, experts say

  • Judge Blocks FDA Plan for Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Images of diseased body parts are designed to be part of packaging

  • More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol, Drugs: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Researchers found Native Americans were the most vulnerable group

  • More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol, Drugs: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Researchers found Native Americans were the most vulnerable group

  • More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol, Drugs: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Researchers found Native Americans were the most vulnerable group

  • Judge Blocks FDA Plan for Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Images of diseased body parts are designed to be part of packaging

  • Alcohol, Asthma and Allergies Don't Mix
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Alcohol can trigger or worsen existing allergies, experts say

  • Judge Blocks FDA Plan for Graphic Cigarette Warnings
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Images of diseased body parts are designed to be part of packaging

  • Some Smokers More Likely to Quit After Stroke Than Others
    (03-Nov-2011)
    The part of the brain affected by the event seems to make a difference, researchers find

  • Brain Stimulation May Help Kill Cigarette Cravings, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Targeting certain regions affects smokers' satisfaction, which plays role in addiction

  • Some Smokers More Likely to Quit After Stroke Than Others
    (03-Nov-2011)
    The part of the brain affected by the event seems to make a difference, researchers find

  • Brain Stimulation May Help Kill Cigarette Cravings, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Targeting certain regions affects smokers' satisfaction, which plays role in addiction

  • More People Landing in the ER After Abusing Muscle Relaxant: Report
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Carisoprodol, when misused or taken with other meds, can have dangerous sedative effects

  • More People Landing in the ER After Abusing Muscle Relaxant: Report
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Carisoprodol, when misused or taken with other meds, can have dangerous sedative effects

  • Some Smokers More Likely to Quit After Stroke Than Others
    (03-Nov-2011)
    The part of the brain affected by the event seems to make a difference, researchers find

  • Brain Stimulation May Help Kill Cigarette Cravings, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Targeting certain regions affects smokers' satisfaction, which plays role in addiction

  • Teen Pot Use Unaffected by Medical Marijuana Law: Study
    (02-Nov-2011)
    Survey data shows no difference in kids' use after Rhode Island made it legal in 2006

  • Deaths From Abuse of Painkillers Triple in a Decade: CDC
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Almost two-thirds of overdose deaths are from opioid pain relievers, agency says

  • Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Small study in obese men shows benefit from supplement containing resveratrol

  • As Few As 3 Drinks a Week May Up Breast Cancer Risk
    (01-Nov-2011)
    But exposure is cumulative, and occasional drinkers shouldn't worry, expert says

  • Stress Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Among Men
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Even moderate but sustained stress might have deadly effects, study suggests

  • Too Much Drinking May Raise Lung Cancer Risk: Study
    (27-Oct-2011)
    Research also found extra pounds, black tea and fruit might all shield against the disease

  • Too Much Drinking May Raise Lung Cancer Risk: Study
    (27-Oct-2011)
    Research also found extra pounds, black tea and fruit might all shield against the disease

  • National Drug Take-Back Day Scheduled for Saturday
    (26-Oct-2011)
    U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration aims to keep unused medicines away from abusers

  • Health Tip: Alcohol Can Interact With Medications
    (25-Oct-2011)
    Here's a partial list of examples

  • Pot Can Mimic Brain Changes Seen in Schizophrenia
    (25-Oct-2011)
    Rats given a marijuana-like drug showed disrupted communications between brain regions, or 'cognitive chaos'

  • Health Tip: Creating a Smoke-Free Home
    (24-Oct-2011)
    Doing so will protect your children from second-hand smoke

  • Music Aimed at Teens Often Promotes Drinking: Study
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Lyrics commonly associate alcohol brand names with luxury lifestyle, partying, research shows

  • Music Aimed at Teens Often Promotes Drinking: Study
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Lyrics commonly associate alcohol brand names with luxury lifestyle, partying, research shows

  • Music Aimed at Teens Often Promotes Drinking: Study
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Lyrics commonly associate alcohol brand names with luxury lifestyle, partying, research shows

  • Care for Mentally Ill Vets at VA Centers May Differ Across U.S.
    (19-Oct-2011)
    More research urged to explore why discrepancies exist and how they should be addressed

  • Care for Mentally Ill Vets at VA Centers May Differ Across U.S.
    (19-Oct-2011)
    More research urged to explore why discrepancies exist and how they should be addressed

  • Smoking's Effect on Lungs Similar to Cystic Fibrosis: Study
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Some of the same treatments might benefit smokers, cystic fibrosis patients, researchers say

  • Factors Identified That May Raise Risk of Early Menopause
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Studies suggest links to inflammatory diseases and breast cancer genes

  • Smoking's Effect on Lungs Similar to Cystic Fibrosis: Study
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Some of the same treatments might benefit smokers, cystic fibrosis patients, researchers say

  • Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Billions, CDC Reports
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Most of burden borne by government, but drinkers and their families also pay a price

  • Excessive Drinking Costs U.S. Billions, CDC Reports
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Most of burden borne by government, but drinkers and their families also pay a price

  • Undergrads' Drinking Patterns May Predict Future Abuse
    (14-Oct-2011)
    Impulsivity, aggression linked to continued alcohol problems, study says

  • Undergrads' Drinking Patterns May Predict Future Abuse
    (14-Oct-2011)
    Impulsivity, aggression linked to continued alcohol problems, study says

  • Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

  • Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

  • Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

  • Pot Smoking May More Than Double Crash Risk
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Driving dangers rise as marijuana potency and frequency increase, study finds

  • Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

  • Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths
    (12-Oct-2011)
    Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

  • Many Years Pass Before Folks Get Help for Drugs, Alcohol
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Men tend to wait even longer than women, study finds

  • Children of Alcoholics Drink More When Stressed
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Family drinking history predicts how much alcohol people consume if burdened, study finds

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • Many Years Pass Before Folks Get Help for Drugs, Alcohol
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Men tend to wait even longer than women, study finds

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

  • Smokers Have Heart Attacks Earlier Than Nonsmokers
    (05-Oct-2011)
    And women are more likely than men to need emergency treatment 6 months later, study finds

  • Smokers Have Heart Attacks Earlier Than Nonsmokers
    (05-Oct-2011)
    And women are more likely than men to need emergency treatment 6 months later, study finds

  • Drunk Driving Declines in U.S.
    (04-Oct-2011)
    Still, there are about 300,000 incidents a day, and 11,000 traffic deaths annually, CDC says

  • Drunk Driving Declines in U.S.
    (04-Oct-2011)
    Still, there are about 300,000 incidents a day, and 11,000 traffic deaths annually, CDC says

  • Facebook Pages May Offer Clues to Underage Drinking
    (03-Oct-2011)
    For college students, risks rose as online references to boozing went up, study found

  • Facebook Pages May Offer Clues to Underage Drinking
    (03-Oct-2011)
    For college students, risks rose as online references to boozing went up, study found

  • Cheap Drug Helps Smokers Quit, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Cytisine has been around for decades, but is not available in U.S.

  • Smoking May Double Risk for Stroke
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Those attacks occur about a decade sooner than for non-smokers, study finds

  • Cheap Drug Helps Smokers Quit, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Cytisine has been around for decades, but is not available in U.S.

  • Cheap Drug Helps Smokers Quit, Study Finds
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Cytisine has been around for decades, but is not available in U.S.

  • Smoking May Double Risk for Stroke
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Those attacks occur about a decade sooner than for non-smokers, study finds

  • Study Says Big Tobacco Covered Up Info on Cancer Risk
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Industry knew of potentially deadly radioactive particles in smoke since 1950s, researchers contend

  • Cocaine Increases Risk for Glaucoma: Study
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Abusers with the eye disease significantly younger than other glaucoma patients who did not do drugs

  • Study Says Big Tobacco Covered Up Info on Cancer Risk
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Industry knew of potentially deadly radioactive particles in smoke since 1950s, researchers contend

  • Campus Smoking Bans May Help College Students Quit
    (29-Sep-2011)
    Tobacco use, support for smoking dropped even when ban was weakly enforced, study finds

  • 1 in 5 American Workers Still Smokes: CDC
    (29-Sep-2011)
    Smoke-free workplaces and health insurance can help workers quit, experts say

  • 'Magic Mushroom' Compound Triggered Posi