Author: Jayne O'Donnell

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From 2007 to 2017, the number of deaths attributable to alcohol increased 35 percent. The death rate rose 24 percent. Deaths among women rose 67 percent. [Read More]
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From 2007 to 2017, the number of deaths attributable to alcohol increased 35 percent. The death rate rose 24 percent. Deaths among women rose 67 percent. [Read More]
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I stopped drinking in 1992, so I thought society's drinking problem had changed along with my own. In fact, alcohol-related deaths are on the rise. [Read More]
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E-cigarette use was up 78 percent among high school students and 48 percent among middle-school students from 2017 to 2018, a new federal report shows. [Read More]
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E-cigarette use was up 78 percent among high school students and 48 percent among middle-school students from 2017 to 2018, a new federal report shows.... [Read More]
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E-cigarette use was up 78 percent among high school students and 48 percent among middle-school students from 2017 to 2018, a new federal report shows.... [Read More]
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The new guidelines, which were published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, say that the failure to meet the recommended levels of... [Read More]
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Jim Baugh, who founded the fitness advocacy non-profit group PHITAmerica, says even the dire picture painted in the federal reports may be too optimistic. [Read More]
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Jim Baugh, who founded the fitness advocacy non-profit group PHITAmerica, says even the dire picture painted in the federal reports may be too optimistic. [Read More]
The FDA is launching a first-of-its-kind public service campaign against youth vaping on Tuesday that will try new ways of reaching young people. [Read More]
Use of illegal drugs, including cocaine, marijuana, and opioids by pregnant women increased significantly between 2015 and 2017, the report found. [Read More]
Use of illegal drugs, including cocaine, marijuana, and opioids by pregnant women increased significantly between 2015 and 2017, the report found. [Read More]
The report found one positive change: 18- to 25-year-olds are misusing prescription opioids less. [Read More]
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New national drug-use survey shows meth use surges among young adults, new heroin use dips.        ... [Read More]
The FDA is giving manufacturers of Juul, Vuse, MarkTen XL, Blu and Logic 60 days to submit 'robust' plans to prevent youth vaping. [Read More]
The FDA is giving manufacturers of Juul, Vuse, MarkTen XL, Blu and Logic 60 days to submit "robust" plans to prevent youth vaping. [Read More]
Deaths more than doubled from 2008 to 2016 — and rising numbers of young children visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts. [Read More]
Millions of Americans have turned to mobile-device apps that offer therapy. But experts question whether these apps are making a meaningful difference. And some charge... [Read More]
Deaths more than doubled from 2008 to 2016 — and rising numbers of young children visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts. [Read More]
Deaths more than doubled from 2008 to 2016 — and rising numbers of young children visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts. [Read More]
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