Health News

America is Up In Smokes
Tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death in the United States, yet so many Americans choose to continue day after day. The rates are slowly declining, but by how much?
Be Free From Smoke
Smoking is linked to many health issues and yet these risks aren’t enough to motivate some to quit. Family, friends and coworkers might be able to help – ban smoking from work and home.
Busting Bath Salts
Bath salts are becoming more popular but not the kinds that are sprinkled into baths. Scientists have developed a test for these salts that might help law enforcement.
Smoking Ban and Diet Delights
There's no better day than today to change your diet and quit smoking. Benefits from these lifestyle changes appear to take effect within months.
Older Women Up Cancer Ante by Smoking
The younger a smoker is that decides to quit, obviously the better for their health. Women in their golden years can receive immediate benefits from quitting.
Cocaine May Be Killing Your Skin
There are many reasons why you shouldn’t try cocaine – this is just another. Cocaine users are showing up with blackened skin and weakened immune systems – there’s something in the cocaine.
Don’t Get Hooked on Hookah
Have you ever heard of hookah? You might have because it’s becoming more popular among the younger crowd. Many hookah users believe smoking hookah is safer than cigarettes.
Addiction Defined
People can be addicted to anything - food, drugs, sex, gambling and more. It's a problem that has affected many, but it's not a behavioral problem like many believe.
Alcohol Dependence Depends on Metabolism
Alcoholism can happen at any age in life and it seems like men and women react differently to alcohol dependence. A genetic variation may explain the difference.
Meth Addicts Recover With iPhones
Cell phones are an amazing piece of technology that have extended its reach into the medical field. Before phones were used to make calls and now they're saving lives.