Health News

Living up to Your Potential Life Span
No one lives forever. But you may be able to increase your life span.
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.
How Drunk Driving Could Affect the Economy
Sober driving saves lives, and it may also save money — a lot of money.
Changes in Rx Market, Changes in Health
Recent changes in the prescription opioid market might have led to a big step forward in the fight against opioid dependency.
E-Cigs Might Make It Harder to Kick the Habit
Many electronic cigarette fans tout the devices' ability to help people quit smoking conventional cigarettes. New evidence suggests, however, that e-cigarettes may not live up to the hype.
The Power of the Silver Screen: Teens, Movies and Alcohol
Teens often imitate mom, dad and other adults. And it looks as though they may also imitate some of what they see in movies.
Tips for Living a Healthier Life
The amount of discussion these days about the best ways to be healthy can often feel more overwhelming than helpful, but some experts say it may be wise to focus on a few key areas.
DEA Warns About Powerful Opioid
Fentanyl, a powerful opioid drug often used to relieve pain for terminally ill patients, may have some much more dangerous uses.