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Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse

March 27, 2017. 5:00 PM EST. People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction Read article

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Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

March 23, 2017 Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

March 23, 2017 Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

March 23, 2017 Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

March 23, 2017 Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Foods Labeled ‘Healthy’ May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

March 22, 2017 Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

‘Eraser Challenge’ Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids

March 22, 2017 Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

March 22, 2017 Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

‘Heads Up’ Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

March 22, 2017 Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids’ Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning

March 21, 2017 Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV

March 20, 2017 Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

Parents Don’t Always Head to Child’s Doctor When Illness Strikes

March 20, 2017 Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report

March 20, 2017 Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes

Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids

March 20, 2017 Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

March 20, 2017 But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

March 17, 2017 Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says