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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 HighMay 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 FindsMay 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

Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to UntangleApril 29, 2016

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some SchoolsApril 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health CareApril 29, 2016

Gender stereotypes can have dangerous consequences, research suggests

Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin PregnanciesApril 28, 2016

Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 28, 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 30April 28, 2016

National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: ReportApril 28, 2016

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study FindsApril 27, 2016

They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: StudyApril 25, 2016

Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer RiskApril 21, 2016

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: StudyApril 20, 2016

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted KidsApril 19, 2016

Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities

Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer SurvivalApril 18, 2016

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

Pair Gamblers Anonymous With Other Treatments for Best ResultsApril 15, 2016

Popular 12-step program for problem gamblers may not address related needs, research suggests

Alcohol Sales Dropped After Maryland Raised Liquor TaxApril 13, 2016

Study finding suggests the tactic could help to reduce harmful effect of excess drinking, researcher says

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: ExpertsApril 11, 2016

Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: StudyApril 07, 2016

Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate CancerApril 06, 2016

Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin AddictsApril 06, 2016

Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime UrinationApril 04, 2016

Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin DependenceMarch 30, 2016

Study finds lower relapse rate associated with naltrexone, but long-term use recommended

Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, DepressionMarch 30, 2016

Researchers say they found gene variants that boost the risk for marijuana dependence

Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate EggMarch 29, 2016

Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

Obama Administration Steps Up Efforts to Beat Painkiller, Heroin EpidemicMarch 29, 2016

Additional funding would make medication-based treatment one of several priorities

Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: SurveyMarch 25, 2016

While 99 percent exceed the recommended 3-day dosage limit, a quarter write prescriptions for a full month

FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-DeterrentMarch 24, 2016

One more step to combat the epidemic of potent painkiller abuse

Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-LifeMarch 23, 2016

But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic PainkillersMarch 22, 2016

Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected

Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study SuggestsMarch 22, 2016

But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health WoesMarch 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

Men, Avoid Impotence Drugs Before SurgeryMarch 21, 2016

Let an anesthesia professional know if you take these medications, expert cautions

Many Men Have Body Image Issues, TooMarch 18, 2016

Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

Breathalyzer-Locked Car Ignitions Are Saving Lives, Study SaysMarch 17, 2016

Deaths decline 15 percent in states that require the technology for offenders

More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: SurveyMarch 17, 2016

But tolerance still varies between teens and 40-somethings

Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study FindsMarch 16, 2016

Research shows their rate of drinking problems is double that of the general population

Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than MenMarch 16, 2016

Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription PainkillersMarch 15, 2016

To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness

Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: StudyMarch 15, 2016

Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

Pennsylvania Study Shows Fatal Drug ODs SoaringMarch 10, 2016

State had a 14-fold rise in such deaths since 1979, mirroring nationwide trend

Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?March 09, 2016

Genetics of height and weight may shrink earnings, study contends, but other experts skeptical of the findings

Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From OthersMarch 08, 2016

Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol AbuseMarch 08, 2016

Marijuana users also less likely to quit drinking, researchers say

Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain RisksMarch 03, 2016

Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low