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There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.
Double the Tobacco, Double the Risk
Faced with a booming tobacco industry and its long lineup of tobacco products to choose from, some tobacco users may think about choosing more than one — but they may need to think twice.
E-Cigs May Not Help in Long Term
It's a blooming, billion-dollar industry offering to help you kick the habit — but some health experts have warned against electronic cigarettes due to a lack of evidence. Now they may have backup for their claims.
Having Surgery? Quit Smoking
Ditching those cigarettes may help more than just your lungs.
Drop the Cigarette after Angioplasty
Looking to boost the benefits of your angioplasty? Quitting smoking might help.
Weekend-Only Drug Use: Still Cause for Concern
When it comes to habit-forming illegal drugs, weekend-only users may not limit their use to weekends for long.
How Drunk Driving Could Affect the Economy
Sober driving saves lives, and it may also save money — a lot of money.
Got Diabetes? Quit Smoking, but Take Care
If you smoke, quit! If you're a smoker who has diabetes, however, you may need to more closely monitor your blood sugar after you quit.
Alcohol Use: A Local Problem
Excessive alcohol use is a public health issue. To make a difference — especially for problems like binge drinking — it’s helpful to identify where and how big the problem is.
Cirrhosis Survival Spiked
Good news for cirrhosis patients: Survival may be much more common than it once was.