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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

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test July 07, 2016

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study July 06, 2016

These users less likely to seek professional help to quit

Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months July 05, 2016

Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work July 01, 2016

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help July 01, 2016

They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds

Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study June 30, 2016

Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Sufficient Sleep May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes: Study June 29, 2016

Too much, too little lowered body's ability to break down sugar, but that was not the case for women

The Older the Drinking Age, the Lower the Illness Rates? June 28, 2016

Study found states with legal age of 21 had less booze-linked chronic ills -- except for college grads

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

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