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In the past, video games have been associated with antisocial behavior. But a light amount of gaming may not damage kids' social adjustment.
A professional's advice — even if it's about something widely known — can carry a lot of weight. But some professionals may be missing chances to advise patients to quit smoking.
Electronic cigarettes are a newer nicotine product, and the medical community is working to understand their effect on users’ health.
Alcohol has established medical links to liver damage, heart trouble and other conditions. But it could also eventually play a part in memory loss.
For kids who grow up in hostile homes, adverse experiences are common. And for some people, joining the armed forces may be an attempt to leave a negative home life behind.
When babies are born to mothers who used opiates, they may experience symptoms of withdrawal which require treatment.
Health risks can result from obstructive sleep apnea in both adults and in children. But some treatments in children may be tricky.
Research has shown that exercise can improve health and raise mood, but the benefits might not stop there. New research suggests exercise may improve attention span.
People often feel foggy when they haven't gotten enough sleep, and new research suggests a lack of sleep could significantly impair memory.
Mental health and physical health tend to be a two-way street — each can affect the other. Having PTSD can affect both, but recent research suggests some of the physical harms associated with PTSD may be the fault of another culprit.