Health News

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana
Recently, marijuana's merits or dangers as a natural product have been hotly debated. Now a new talking point in this debate may have emerged.
The US Boozing Habit
Many people enjoy a drink on occasion to unwind or celebrate, but drinking to excess regularly may be a sign to seek help for an alcohol disorder.
Can Chantix Make a Comeback?
For many longtime smokers, quitting cold turkey is far from easy. But there may now be some good news for smokers looking to kick the habit.
Why Smokers Might Need to Watch Their Hearing
Smokers, if you need another reason to quit, here’s one that might surprise you: Quitting might save your hearing.
There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.
Double the Tobacco, Double the Risk
Faced with a booming tobacco industry and its long lineup of tobacco products to choose from, some tobacco users may think about choosing more than one — but they may need to think twice.
E-Cigs May Not Help in Long Term
It's a blooming, billion-dollar industry offering to help you kick the habit — but some health experts have warned against electronic cigarettes due to a lack of evidence. Now they may have backup for their claims.
Having Surgery? Quit Smoking
Ditching those cigarettes may help more than just your lungs.
Drop the Cigarette after Angioplasty
Looking to boost the benefits of your angioplasty? Quitting smoking might help.
Weekend-Only Drug Use: Still Cause for Concern
When it comes to habit-forming illegal drugs, weekend-only users may not limit their use to weekends for long.