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E-Cigs More Common Than Cigarettes Among Teens
Electronic cigarette use by teens was more common than use of conventional cigarettes, and many teens thought the devices were safer than tobacco
Blackouts After Boozing All Too Common in Teens
Alcohol related blackouts in teens became more common as they aged
New Treatment Helped More Patients Ditch Nicotine
Cytisine was cheaper than nicotine replacement therapy and helped more smokers quit
Pill Problems: Some Patients May Not Need Anti-Anxiety Rx
Benzodiazepine use was high in older adults and increased with age, despite safety concerns
E-Cigs May Help Smokers Kick the Habit
Electronic cigarette smokers smoked fewer tobacco cigarettes and were more likely to quit smoking altogether
Patients Can Take Steps to Slow Mental Decline
Mild cognitive impairment may be slowed through exercise, mental activity, healthy diet and other measures
More Teens Puffing on E-Cigs Than Experts Thought
Electronic cigarette use was higher than previously thought in Hawaii teens
Work, Long Commutes May Cut Sleep
Sleep time was shorter in those with multiple jobs or long commutes
Better Sleep for a Stronger Mind
Dementia risk may be higher in elderly sleep apnea patients who do not get enough deep sleep
Nix That Nightcap — Alcohol May Disrupt Sleep
Alcohol before bed disrupted sleep homeostasis, which can worsen sleep problems like insomnia
New Report Ranks US States for Healthiness
Diabetes and smoking down in US overall, obesity and physical inactivity up
It's a Gas: Possible Depression Treatment Worked Fast
Depression symptoms eased after treatment with nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas
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