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Some doctors may believe that opioids to treat pain are prescribed too often and pose a risk of abuse. That belief might have made some less likely to prescribe these medications.
Alternative tobacco products like snus and hookahs may be gaining popularity among teens and young adults — and they may also spark later cigarette use.
If you’re depressed, you have company. And you can take steps to feel better.
In middle age, taking care of yourself now could mean avoiding a health crisis later — and that may go double for diabetes patients. Middle-aged diabetes patients may have a raised risk for mental decline later in life.
Teens often engage in risky behaviors, but a head injury may mean double trouble, a new study found.
Efforts to reduce smoking like public bans and media campaigns may be having an effect. The number of Americans who smoke may be smaller than it has ever been.
Reducing your risk for Alzheimer’s may be as simple as enjoying a few cups of coffee each day.
Getting early treatment for dementia can improve patients' health. Many people, however, aren't getting screened for the disorder in the first place.
A common sleep disorder may be tied to depression. The good news? Treating that disorder may also ease depression symptoms.
Prescribing anti-anxiety and sleep medications may backfire with some teens. The authors of a recent study found that teens who had received prescriptions for these medications were much more likely to abuse them.