Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with blue eyes may be more likely to become alcoholics, a new study suggests.

Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds.

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of smokers in the United States dwindles, those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found.

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Virtual reality therapy may help alcoholics battle their addiction, a small study from South Korea suggests.

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer American children are smoking cigarettes, the use of controversial e-cigarettes has more than doubled in just three years, a federal survey reports.

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a firm grasp on the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but they appear less clear about how using marijuana or electronic cigarettes might harm their health, new research suggests.

Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds.

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety

FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The millions of Americans who will flock to beaches this summer need to keep safety in mind as they frolic in the sand and surf, an expert advises.

'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives

THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Friends and family members have saved the lives of tens of thousands of narcotic drug users from overdoses by using emergency injection kits containing naloxone (Narcan) -- a medication that can potentially reverse the effects of some narcotic drugs, a new federal report says.