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Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes June 28, 2016

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused June 28, 2016

Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

Giving OD Antidote to Those Using Powerful Painkillers Might Save Lives June 28, 2016

Finding supports naloxone prescriptions for patients taking opioids for chronic pain

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community June 27, 2016

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out' June 24, 2016

Interviews reveal common theme

Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade June 24, 2016

Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013

Drug Monitoring Programs Do Curb Overdose Deaths: Study June 23, 2016

Opioid epidemic demands such measures, researcher says

Tighter Opioid Laws in U.S. Haven't Eased Misuse June 22, 2016

Study of disabled workers finds no change in painkiller use, overdoses

Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects June 21, 2016

But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men June 20, 2016

Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

Sleep Loses Out for Many Hooked on Video Games June 17, 2016

Willingness to delay bedtime may point to addiction, researchers say

Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs June 16, 2016

Opioid fentanyl and related street drugs highly lethal, addiction experts say

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests June 14, 2016

Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

Patients Often Prescribed Extra Painkillers, Many Share Them June 13, 2016

Two new U.S. studies shed light on opioid epidemic

The Childhood Incidents That Increase Later Suicide Risk June 13, 2016

Exposure to domestic violence, abuse cast a long shadow, study finds

Kids Gain From More 'Dad Time' June 13, 2016

Pediatricians' report details the many benefits

Health Tip: Recognizing Toenail Fungus June 10, 2016

Some typical symptoms

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC June 07, 2016

Though a major health concern, little has changed, expert says

Cutting Back on Wine? Try a Smaller Glass June 07, 2016

Even when same amount was served per glass, people drank more overall if glasses were bigger, study found

Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements June 03, 2016

Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

Many Addicts Going Without Meds That Curb Opioid Abuse June 03, 2016

In 2013, just 17 percent were given drugs like naltrexone after hospital discharge, study found

Prince Died From Potent Prescription Painkiller: Autopsy June 02, 2016

Music superstar apparent victim of opioid epidemic hitting the U.S., experts say

Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions June 02, 2016

But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

More Americans Engaging in Same-Sex Encounters June 01, 2016

And the number who are OK with homosexuality has quadrupled in last 40 years, survey finds

Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes May 31, 2016

'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study May 26, 2016

But similar link not seen for women

1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day May 26, 2016

And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds May 25, 2016

And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

Drink Spiking a Problem on U.S. Campuses May 24, 2016

Risk of sexual assault much greater for women, study finds

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer May 23, 2016

Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

Growth Spurts Can Throw Off Teen Boys' Strut May 20, 2016

Coordination may be affected by quick addition of height, researchers say

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 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 May 18, 2016

Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

High HIV Rates for Gay Men in Some Southern Cities May 18, 2016

In Jackson, Miss., Columbia, S.C., and El Paso, Texas, rates now exceed or approach 30 percent, report finds

Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems? May 17, 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 May 16, 2016

Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

Many Fertility Apps, Websites Miss the Mark May 13, 2016

Study found only 4 of 53 online calculators accurately predicted best days for conception

Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening May 12, 2016

Yet, millions are at risk of osteoporosis, researchers say

Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey May 12, 2016

Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too? May 09, 2016

Multiple studies suggest they might

Penis Reconstructions 'Life-Altering' for Men, Studies Show May 09, 2016

Both transgender patients and victims of trauma did well, but procedures not for fainthearted, expert says

Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips? May 09, 2016

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

Does a Deep Voice Draw Women? May 06, 2016

Study suggests a booming baritone is meant more to intimidate male rivals

Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High May 05, 2016

Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor? May 02, 2016

Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study Finds May 02, 2016

But many of the fathers say they still face societal barriers

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later? April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

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