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E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says


Health Highlights: April 29, 2016
  • Huge Price Increases for Oral Cancer Drugs Since 2000: Study

  • FDA Reconsidering Training for Doctors Prescribing Painkillers

  • Generic Crestor Approved by FDA

  • First Commercial Zika Test Approved by FDA


Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While Nursing

Help keep baby safe


Health Tip: Sleepless on Sunday

Suggestions for a better night's rest


Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish Stings

Evidence favors hot water or hot packs to ease pain


If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find


Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble


Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their Peers

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests


Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to Untangle

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence


Officials Report First Zika Death in Puerto Rico

The victim was a 70-year-old man


Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases


Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent


To Avoid Food Poisoning, There's an App for That

USDA product helps consumers track expiration dates


Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates