Those With Insurance More Likely to Use Preventive Care: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Americans with health insurance are more likely than uninsured people to use preventive services such as flu shots and health screenings, according to a new study.
Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Expectant mothers who smoke marijuana may triple their risk for a stillbirth, a new study suggests.
Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Violent movie characters are also likely to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and engage in sexual behavior in films rated appropriate for children over 12, according to a new study.
Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity and smoking increase the risk of implant failure in women who undergo breast reconstruction soon after breast removal, according to a new study.
Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Men who keep smoking after being diagnosed with cancer are more likely to die than those who quit smoking, a new study shows.
Health Tip: When You Want to Quit Smoking
(HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking is tough, but relying on friends and family can help you get through the challenges.
Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new study from Australia sheds more light on what environmental factors might raise the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pictures of diseased lungs and other types of graphic warning labels on cigarette packs could cut the number of smokers in the United States by as much as 8.6 million people and save millions of lives, a new study suggests.
Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who quit smoking cut their risk of death by heart disease much more quickly than previously thought, particularly if they were light-to-moderate smokers, a new study says.
Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- In advance of Thursday's Great American Smokeout, an expert offers some tips on how to quit smoking.