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Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions January 20, 2017

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin January 18, 2017

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too January 17, 2017

Certain men at greater risk, doctors say

Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids January 17, 2017

Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Global Problem: Report January 17, 2017

Countries with highest alcohol use during pregnancy include Belarus, Britain, Denmark, Ireland and Russia

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School January 16, 2017

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana January 12, 2017

Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study January 05, 2017

But only half of U.S. states require them for all offenders, researchers note

Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development? January 03, 2017

Study links -- but doesn't prove -- Moms', Dads' obesity tied to delayed social and problem-solving skills

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

'Teen' Finds Minors Can Buy Bodybuilding Supplement at Health Food Stores January 03, 2017

Major medical associations advise against use of creatine by kids

Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution December 31, 2016

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study December 30, 2016

Researchers say it could shrink donor pool, lead to higher fees

Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant December 30, 2016

Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers December 30, 2016

But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds December 28, 2016

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving December 22, 2016

Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

Innovative Programs Help Addicts Get Off Opioids December 21, 2016

Long waitlists for drug rehab led to two promising efforts in New England

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

Where Medical Pot Is Legal, Fatal Car Crashes Often Decline December 21, 2016

It's possible that these state laws might cause younger drivers to drink less, researchers said

Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study December 20, 2016

Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S. December 20, 2016

Prescription painkillers and heroin lead the increase, latest government data shows

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement December 19, 2016

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities December 19, 2016

Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs December 19, 2016

American Academy of Pediatricians' report says the earlier kids 'vape,' the more likely they're hooked

NYC 'Zombie' Outbreak Highlights Dangers of Synthetic Drug December 14, 2016

Up to 85 times more potent than real marijuana, study says

Child Abuse Cases in Army Families May Be Under-Reported December 14, 2016

Some kids 'are falling through the cracks of a broken system,' researcher says

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries December 13, 2016

Seven times more likely to die within 30 days of abdominal procedures for appendicitis, hernias, study finds

Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low December 13, 2016

Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds December 12, 2016

Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

Rural Hospitals See Surge in Opioid-Dependent Babies December 12, 2016

Cases have skyrocketed because of widespread maternal drug abuse, study says

'Kangaroo Mother Care' May Improve Preemies' Lives Into Adulthood December 12, 2016

Skin-to-skin nurturing linked to increased survival, better social and behavioral outcomes, study finds

Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties December 11, 2016

Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study December 08, 2016

Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

Baby Boomers Going to Pot December 06, 2016

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds December 05, 2016

Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes

Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged December 04, 2016

Men more often resorted to violent means, while women turned to poisoning, drowning, study finds

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study November 30, 2016

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene November 30, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study November 23, 2016

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists November 21, 2016

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

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