Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly less than 1 percent of U.S. anesthesiology residents who began their training between 1975 and 2009 had a substance abuse disorder during their residency, a new study reveals.
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).
Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. teens who wind up in the emergency room after taking the club drug Ecstasy has more than doubled in recent years, raising concerns that the hallucinogen is back in vogue, federal officials report.
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.
Heavy Drinking Can Dry Up a Marriage If One Spouse Abstains
FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking by one partner in a marriage increases the risk of divorce, but that's not the case if both spouses are heavy drinkers, a new study finds.
Holiday Health and Safety: Another List to Be Checking Twice
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Flu shot, check. Hand soap, check. Window washer fluid, check.
Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors may improve women's chances of having a healthy pregnancy, according to a new study.
Health Disparities Persist in America: Report
THURSDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Despite progress in some areas, health disparities remain for many Americans, health officials reported Thursday.
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.