Opioids and Infection Risk
Opioid use may increase your risk of infectious diseases like pneumonia and meningitis, according to a new study.
Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.
Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study.
How Screen Time Affects Teens' Emotions
Teens who spend more time in front of a screen may be more likely to feel unhappy, according to a new study.
The Lasting Effects of Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase your risk of dementia for decades, according to a new study.
Don't Be Fooled by These Opioid Cessation Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about unapproved products that claim to help with opioid addiction and withdrawal.
Millions of Americans Still Smoke
Although the United States saw a decrease in the number of smokers in recent years, 38 million Americans still hadn't kicked the habit, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Women Who Use ADHD Meds: A Growing Group
The number of women who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has sharply increased in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Veterans and Tobacco Use
Military veterans may be more likely to use tobacco than most other groups, according to a new study.
A Spike in Alcohol-Related ER Visits
In recent years, the number of visits to United States emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems increased sharply, according to a new study.