ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Among people who use illicit drugs, those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) start using them one to two years earlier in their youth than those without the disorder, a new study finds.

It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Daily drinking increases the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis, a new study found.

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking doubles the chances that a prostate cancer patient will see his disease spread and that he will eventually die from his illness, a new study finds.

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according to a new study.

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana shouldn't be legalized because of the potential harm it can cause children and teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung transplant recipients who receive lungs from donors who were heavy drinkers may be much more likely to develop a life-threatening complication, a new study suggests.

Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Little to no progress is being made in curtailing tobacco use in the United States, a new report from the American Lung Association contends.

Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?

MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a drink each day might help lower a middle-aged person's odds for heart failure, a new study reveals.

TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds a link between the number of TV ads for alcohol a teen views, and their odds for problem drinking.