Health News

Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.
E-Cigs May Be Just the Beginning
Vaping may be just the beginning of some teens' nicotine use, according to a new study.
How Alcohol Ads Might Affect Kids
The more ads for alcohol kids watch on TV, the more they may drink, according to a new study.
From Bipolar Disorder to Substance Use
Now there's more evidence to support a link between bipolar disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents, according to a new study. 
Why Teens Vape
What are teens vaping for — nicotine or flavors?
FDA Issues New E-Cig Rules
New e-cigarette regulations include rules to prevent minors from vaping.
The Harms of Teen Vaping
Teens who wouldn't have started smoking in the first place may now be using electronic cigarettes, a new study found.
Smoking and Kidney Function in African-Americans
Cigarette smoking may increase kidney disease risk among African-Americans, according to a new study.
An Implant to Treat Opioid Dependence
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence.
Smoking Cessation
To hear it from former smokers, kicking the habit is among the hardest things to do. But it’s not impossible — millions of people do it every year. Here are the facts on smoking cessation.