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Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought August 18, 2017

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election August 17, 2017

Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens August 16, 2017

And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says

ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds August 14, 2017

Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant

Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals August 11, 2017

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency August 10, 2017

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers, report says

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC August 10, 2017

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women August 09, 2017

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

U.S. Opioid Crisis Continues to Worsen August 08, 2017

Lion's share of deaths attributed to prescription painkillers

'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program August 07, 2017

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S. August 03, 2017

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

Doctors Still Overprescribing Opioids in U.S. July 31, 2017

Nearly 92 million Americans used a powerful prescription painkiller in 2015, survey shows

FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes July 28, 2017

Goal is to combat smoking by making it less addictive

Binge Drinking Rates Dropping on College Campuses July 27, 2017

But study also shows those rates are rising for young adults who are not in school

'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders July 27, 2017

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk July 25, 2017

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review July 25, 2017

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems July 24, 2017

For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds

Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes July 21, 2017

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study July 21, 2017

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has Mental Illness or Drug Problem July 21, 2017

New Jersey is the mentally healthiest state, report finds

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone? July 19, 2017

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Easing Opioid Dose May Improve Pain and Quality of Life July 18, 2017

Slowly lowering the drug amount also helps people get off the medications, study author says

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk July 18, 2017

Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her July 14, 2017

Females prefer sincere apologies while males opt for sex

Ending U.S. Opioid Abuse Epidemic Will Take Years: Report July 13, 2017

Expert panel calls for tighter painkiller prescribing practices without denying patients in need

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer July 13, 2017

20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent July 11, 2017

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study July 10, 2017

Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

Dad-to-Be's Age Can Affect Fertility Treatment Success July 10, 2017

Biggest effects seen for younger women with older men

Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility July 07, 2017

Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

Guys, a Noisy Bedroom May Not Be Good for Your Fertility July 07, 2017

South Korean study found a quieter room was tied to better odds for fatherhood

U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Fall, But Numbers Still High: CDC July 06, 2017

And length of prescriptions went up, raising risk of addiction among patients

Reaching Beyond the Prescription Pad to Treat Pain June 30, 2017

Tools from clinical psychology help reduce chronic opioid use after surgery: study

More Research Shows Big Surge in U.S. Opioid Use, Addictions June 30, 2017

Report from major insurer shows more than 20 percent received a painkiller prescription in 2015

Some Prostate Drugs May Do Harm June 29, 2017

Hormone-based meds linked to higher blood sugar and 'bad' cholesterol levels in small study

3 Simple Steps Might Reduce Opioid OD Deaths June 28, 2017

First step: Don't give addicts a prescription for opioids or anti-anxiety medications, review recommends

Consider Acupuncture for Incontinence, Not Certain Infertility Cases June 27, 2017

Research yields mixed results for this traditional Chinese treatment

What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia June 26, 2017

Having surgery? Be forthright about use of erectile dysfunction drugs to prevent dangerous complications

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

When Is an Opioid Safe to Take? June 26, 2017

Doctors say it can treat intense pain, but patients should stay on the drug for shortest time possible

Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD June 23, 2017

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility? June 22, 2017

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

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