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Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk December 19, 2014

These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds December 19, 2014

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests December 17, 2014

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC December 16, 2014

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds December 16, 2014

States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit December 15, 2014

Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study December 12, 2014

Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows December 11, 2014

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says December 10, 2014

Ads featured advice from former smokers

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC December 10, 2014

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility December 09, 2014

Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

Male Breast Cancer Is Different December 09, 2014

Men's tumor types differ; survival is increasing but not as much as for women, study finds

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

U.S. Doctors Cutting Back on Painkiller Prescriptions: Study December 08, 2014

Ninety percent of primary care physicians are concerned about abuse of powerful narcotics

Women Can Outperform Men in Financial Negotiations, Study Shows December 05, 2014

Researchers say certain situations favor females: similar past experience, bargaining for others

Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study December 05, 2014

Link is especially true for females

Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds December 04, 2014

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk

FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood December 03, 2014

But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women December 03, 2014

Agency official says labeling changes should help patients 'make critical decisions' about medicines

Humans' Taste for Booze May Go Back Millions of Years December 02, 2014

Homo sapiens' ape ancestors long ago developed ability to eat fermented fruit, study suggests

CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons December 02, 2014

Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S. December 02, 2014

CDC report also finds surge in heroin-related overdose deaths

Testosterone May Not Deliver Victory for Athletes, Study Found December 01, 2014

Cross-country runners showed a spike in the 'male hormone' during race, regardless of finishing time

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC November 26, 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 November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men November 21, 2014

Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller November 20, 2014

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved November 20, 2014

Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds November 20, 2014

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC November 20, 2014

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show November 18, 2014

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds November 18, 2014

U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy November 18, 2014

Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says November 18, 2014

Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog? November 17, 2014

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC November 13, 2014

Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey November 13, 2014

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women November 12, 2014

Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study November 11, 2014

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers November 09, 2014

Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture November 05, 2014

Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health November 03, 2014

Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns November 03, 2014

Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients October 29, 2014

But the overall risk is small, researchers say

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate? October 29, 2014

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study October 28, 2014

Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds October 28, 2014

And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say

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