Health News

Around the World, Daily Smoking Habits Linger
Although the prevalence of daily smoking has declined in recent years, nearly 1 billion people still light up every day, according to a new study.
Alcohol and Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Combo
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol may make you more likely to get hurt, a new study found.
Opioids: What Leads to Long-Term Use
After a few days of using opioids, the risk of long-term use may rise.
Drug Overdoses on the Rise
Drug overdose deaths are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Alcohol Ads May Reach the Wrong Crowd
Young people who aren't old enough to legally drink alcohol may be seeing alcohol-related ads online, according to a new study.
What Might Come After Vaping
Even if they've never smoked a cigarette, teens who vape may be more likely to start smoking cigarettes later on, according to a new study.
Dripping: A Possible New E-Cig Trend
Electronic cigarette use appears to be on the rise among teens. Now, some teens are finding new ways to use these nicotine-delivering devices, according to a new study.
From E-Cigs to Tobacco Use
Youth smoking has declined over the last decade, but electronic cigarettes may be attracting young people who weren't likely to use tobacco products at all, a new study found.
Warning for Stop-Smoking Drugs Gets Revised
The risk for mental health side effects tied to stop-smoking medications may be lower than once thought, according to a recent review of a large clinical trial.
How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.