Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term

MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to curb alcohol use on your own with web-based or CD programs may not be very effective, a new study reports.

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine poisoning is a growing concern for American children, but proposed U.S. federal government regulations alone aren't enough to solve the problem, an expert says.

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Moderate to heavy drinking might cut the likelihood of disability for people with chronic widespread pain such as that related to fibromyalgia, new Scottish research suggests.

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Led by the American Medical Association, a group of 27 major U.S. medical organizations are banding together to tackle the continuing epidemic of narcotic painkiller abuse.

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense Jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests.

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some risk factors for heart disease may also be linked with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, a new study reports.

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop

SATURDAY, July 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low-nicotine cigarettes alone don't help smokers quit over the long term, a new study finds.

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have legal permission to use medical marijuana are 10 times more likely to say they're addicted than those who get the drug illegally, a new study shows.