Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans with
substance abuse problems have a higher risk of suicide than
veterans who don't, new research suggests.
Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who limit
the supply of opioids they prescribe to three days or less may help
patients avoid the dangers of dependence and addiction, a new study
Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When they learn
they're pregnant, most American women stop drinking alcohol, a new
Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research
analyzing millions of U.S. medical records suggests that marijuana
use raises an adult's risk of stroke and heart failure.
Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Too much alcohol
may not do long-term damage to a college student's GPA, but adding
marijuana to the mix can send grades tumbling, new research
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to secondhand
smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids
will develop food allergies, a new study suggests.
Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The longer patients
receive treatment for addiction, the greater their chances of
success, a new study finds.
Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer remains by
far the leading cancer killer because it is so often caught too
As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The American Academy
of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the
harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of
the drug's use.