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The Benefits of Using Your Brain
Older adults who do brain-stimulating activities may see big benefits for their mental function, according to a new study.
What You Should Know About Opioids
Deadly opioid overdoses are still on the rise in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you should know.
Safe Smoking? No Such Thing
Even smoking an average of one cigarette or less per day may increase your risk of dying earlier, a new study found.
Smartphones Might Sabotage Your Sleep
Your smartphone may keep you up to date with your friends and the latest news, but it may also just keep you up at night, a new study found.
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.
Epilepsy Rx Safety in Pregnancy
Two newer epilepsy medications may not affect the IQs of children whose mothers took them during pregnancy, a new study found.
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.
Depression Might Affect COPD Rx Adherence
Depression may decrease adherence to medications for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study found.
FDA Floats Electric Stimulation Device Ban
Officials at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are calling for a ban of electric stimulation devices used to treat aggressive or self-harming behavior.