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Higher Illicit Pot Use in States That OK Medical Marijuana: Study April 26, 2017

Cannabis use disorder is also rising faster in states with legalization laws

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA April 25, 2017

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC April 25, 2017

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off April 24, 2017

1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation April 24, 2017

This information is important and people feel it's relevant to their health, researchers report

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men? April 24, 2017

New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths April 24, 2017

Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention efforts

Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime April 21, 2017

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency April 21, 2017

Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care April 21, 2017

As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples April 18, 2017

Survey found those who'd exchanged vows were better off physically and mentally than their single peers

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients April 13, 2017

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds April 12, 2017

Some patients face much higher risk of becoming dependent on powerful painkillers

Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons April 11, 2017

Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice April 11, 2017

Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers April 11, 2017

Legal, nitrate-based inhalant appears to harm retinal cells, causing some vision loss, study finds

Rehab Services Lacking in States Hit Hard by Opioids April 07, 2017

More addiction recovery programs needed in the Southeast, researchers say

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor April 07, 2017

Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study April 06, 2017

Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

Syphilis Rates Spike Among U.S. Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC April 06, 2017

Awareness and practicing safe sex are key to curbing the growing rate of syphilis, sexual health experts say

Family History May Magnify Your Hangover April 06, 2017

People whose relatives have drinking problem recall day-after symptoms more clearly, study finds

'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples April 06, 2017

Stimulant-taking party-goers don't always know what they're using, study finds

Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life April 03, 2017

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers March 31, 2017

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions March 31, 2017

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America March 29, 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 March 29, 2017

Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say March 28, 2017

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse March 27, 2017

People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom March 27, 2017

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening? March 27, 2017

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace March 24, 2017

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Health Tip: Help Teens Say No to Drinking and Driving March 24, 2017

Here's how

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health March 22, 2017

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales March 21, 2017

Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men March 21, 2017

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study March 17, 2017

Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days March 16, 2017

Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study March 15, 2017

Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men March 15, 2017

But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Short, Bald Men May Have Their Genes to Blame March 10, 2017

Study finds DNA-based links between early hair loss, stature and other characteristics

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey March 10, 2017

Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms March 03, 2017

Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

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