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Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects:
Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths:
HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs:
More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction: Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue
Surgery Can Be Trigger for Teen Opioid Abuse: Certain operations pose a greater risk of painkiller dependence, study finds
Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?: One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise
Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes: But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer
What You Can Do to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic: A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management
ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen: Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say
Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?: Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm
Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?: Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries
Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens: Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds
Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier: Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death: But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds
E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But …: … Only if vaping is done 2 of every 3 days a month, study finds
Fentanyl Drives Rise in Opioid-Linked Deaths in U.S.: The synthetic drug is more powerful than heroin or morphine
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors: But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate
Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking: Coalition says such films lure children to take up deadly habit
Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users: Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: study
Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose: Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?: Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests
Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds: After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused
Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election: Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?: Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed
Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens: And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says