Health News

Teens Turn Away from Tobacco
Between 2015 and 2016, the number of middle and high school students who said they used tobacco products dropped, according to a new report.
Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol During Pregnancy
Even low levels of prenatal alcohol exposure may change the shape of the baby's face, according to a new study.
How Moderate Drinking Might Change Your Brain
Even drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might have negative effects on your brain, according to a new study.
Young Adults May Be Drinking Too Much
Young adults may drink more alcohol as they reach their late 20s, according to a new study.
ADHD Rx Goes Generic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the generic version of Strattera, a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette
Despite their marketing as a "healthier" option, so-called "light" filtered cigarettes may actually be causing more cases of a certain type of lung cancer, a new study found.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
FDA Warns Against Autism 'Cures'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to be fooled by products claiming to "cure" autism.
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.
First Tardive Dyskinesia Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to treat tardive dyskinesia.