Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk?

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests.

FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking may fuel the risk of suicide among men when the economy is sinking, new research suggests.

1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When they're not hitting the books, many U.S. college students are hitting the bars or getting high, a new government report shows.

Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may pose a significant risk to kidney health for black Americans, new research suggests.

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People infected with hepatitis C are more likely to be current or former heavy drinkers, a new study suggests.

Drink Spiking a Problem on U.S. Campuses

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drink spiking may be prevalent on U.S. college campuses, and women are at much greater risk than men, new research finds.

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The boys of "Animal House" and "Neighbors" may be immune to anti-boozing programs that curb drinking for other college kids, new research suggests.

Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The reason alcoholics struggle to stop smoking may be because their heavy drinking speeds up how quickly their body breaks down nicotine, a new study suggests.

Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them?

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Washington, D.C., is the fittest city in the United States for the third straight year, a new report shows.