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Secondhand Smoke Affects Babies Before Birth
Infants exposed to secondhand smoke, even in utero, show poorer lung function at age 6. It doesn't matter who is doing the smoking.
Help for Vapers Who Want to Quit
People start using e-cigarettes for different reasons and have different motives for wanting to stop. Both can affect what helps them quit.
Steroids: Building Muscle, Depleting the Brain
The anabolic steroids athletes take to build muscle mass have the opposite effect on the brain -- they make it age faster.
Cannabis May Make It Harder to Conceive
Marijuana use appears to reduce a woman's chances of conceiving a child. If you're trying to become pregnant, try taking a break from pot.
DUI Starts Sooner than You Think
The hand-eye coordination driving requires is affected by as little as half a beer. Ask NASA.
College Students in Lockdown
Lockdown has meant big changes for college students. Not all of them are bad. Drinking is down, though not for all.
Time on Social Media: How Much Is Too Much?
Frequenting social media sites like Facebook has been linked to a risk of depression. Now we know more about how much is too much.
Binge Drinking Soars During the Pandemic
Stay-at-home orders mean more people are bored, stressed, lonely -- and likely to drink too much. Alcohol consumption is way up.
Secondhand Smoke Sends Kids to the ER
Kids exposed to cigarette smoke at home are 24 times more likely to be hospitalized. It could be a good opportunity to offer smokers help.
Taking Anxiety to the Mat
People plagued by worries have a number of treatments to choose from. Yoga can be a useful alternative for some.
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