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The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Changes in Rx Market, Changes in Health
Recent changes in the prescription opioid market might have led to a big step forward in the fight against opioid dependency.
Even a Few Smokes a Day Can Raise Your Risks
If you think smoking just a few cigarettes a day keeps you free from the many risks of smoking, you may want to think again.
E-Cigs Might Make It Harder to Kick the Habit
Many electronic cigarette fans tout the devices' ability to help people quit smoking conventional cigarettes. New evidence suggests, however, that e-cigarettes may not live up to the hype.
Teen E-Cig Use Spiked
Much progress has been made in recent years in the public health fight against cigarettes, but new evidence suggests that US teens might be picking up electronic cigarettes as fast as they are dropping traditional tobacco.
The Power of the Silver Screen: Teens, Movies and Alcohol
Teens often imitate mom, dad and other adults. And it looks as though they may also imitate some of what they see in movies.
Smoking and Weight Control: Misconceptions Abound
Do you believe smoking can help control your weight? If so, think again.
Cancer Prevention: Progress and Problems
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room for improvement.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
DEA Warns About Powerful Opioid
Fentanyl, a powerful opioid drug often used to relieve pain for terminally ill patients, may have some much more dangerous uses.