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Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes August 26, 2016

When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 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 August 25, 2016

U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study August 25, 2016

Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger August 25, 2016

Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men August 24, 2016

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use August 23, 2016

3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision? August 19, 2016

Men alone tend to choose an extreme option, study contends

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life August 16, 2016

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends August 16, 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 August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs August 12, 2016

Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

Gay, Lesbian Teens More Likely to Suffer Rapes, Attacks: CDC August 12, 2016

Support from family, community critical to their well-being, U.S. health officials stress

Steep Rise in U.S. Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers August 11, 2016

Cases of 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' quadrupled between 1999 and 2013, CDC says

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms? August 11, 2016

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed August 11, 2016

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition August 11, 2016

Good choices promote better health

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women August 10, 2016

Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

Dogs Having Tough Time Maintaining Fertility August 10, 2016

Veterinarians think chemical pollutants may be to blame; finding might have implications for human males

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer August 09, 2016

1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report

Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills August 09, 2016

Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Heavy Drinking Might Harm the Lungs August 05, 2016

Alcohol appears to reduce levels of a protective respiratory gas, study finds

1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study August 03, 2016

Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

Stressed Dads Can Affect Kids' Development August 03, 2016

Fathers make unique contributions, pediatric expert says

The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved? August 01, 2016

Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns July 29, 2016

New street drug combines two synthetic opioids

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments July 29, 2016

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk July 28, 2016

A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

Smoke Less, Drink Less? July 22, 2016

Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction July 22, 2016

Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug July 20, 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 July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence July 19, 2016

Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study July 18, 2016

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

Health Tip: Protect Against Athlete's Foot July 18, 2016

Always wear shoes

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S. July 14, 2016

K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs July 13, 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 July 13, 2016

Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

Do More to Fight HIV in Africa: Study July 12, 2016

Male circumcision, broader use of preventive drugs could help control epidemic, researchers say

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds? July 12, 2016

Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

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