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 the devices.

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.