Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests
that warnings on cigars may need to be improved to dissuade young
people from smoking.
Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drug use among U.S.
teens is at an all-time low.
Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. teen smokers
-- even those who only light up occasionally -- also use other
drugs, a new study suggests.
Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tobacco-control
programs helped 53 million people quit smoking in 88 countries
between 2008 and 2014, a new study says.
Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to
secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive
chemical in pot, a new study shows.
U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are now
the most popular tobacco product among American teens, according to
a new U.S. Surgeon General's report that calls for a crackdown on
Una pareja sexual sin síntomas de Zika transmite el virus, según los CDC
VIERNES, 26 de agosto de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Las
autoridades de salud de EE. UU. reportan que el virus del Zika se
puede propagar sexualmente incluso cuando la pareja no muestra
señales de infección.
TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents should take industry television ratings with a grain of salt, since they don't always reflect the true amount of violence, smoking and drinking in TV shows, a new study warns.