Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans with substance abuse problems have a higher risk of suicide than veterans who don't, new research suggests.

U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although the U.S. suicide rate has been rising gradually since 2000, suicides in less urban areas are outpacing those in more urban areas, according to a new federal report.

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The time, money and pain spent on a facelift may be worth it, a small, new study suggests.

Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mixing opioid painkillers with common anxiety and sleep medications is a prescription for a deadly overdose, a new U.S. study shows.

Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men are more likely than women to die after suffering an osteoporosis-related fracture, researchers report.

'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of older Americans live out their final hours alone in a hospital bed.

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It might not feel like it some days, but having children may ultimately help you live a little longer, a new study suggests.

Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with cystic fibrosis are living longer than ever, but those in Canada live nearly 10 years longer than those in the United States, a new study finds.

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Unhealthy diets may have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates.

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research suggests.