Tag: alcohol abuse

Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and...

August 2, 2019

Roundup: Screenings for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use;’ Salmonella...

U.S. Panel: Adults Should be Screened for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use’ All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for “unhealthy...

November 16, 2018

Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes,...

May 22, 2018

Roundup: E-Cig Crackdown, ‘Bad Bacteria’ and Dementia...

FDA Cracks Down on E-Cig, Juul Sales to Minors The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that...

April 27, 2018

Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several...

November 10, 2017

Think Before You Drink at Holiday Gatherings...

Whether it's an official office holiday party or a celebration with family and friends, avoiding excessive alcohol consumption can save...

December 20, 2016

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Many would argue that alcohol is woven into the fabric of American life; most restaurants serve beer and wine, and...

April 13, 2016

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus...

March 4, 2016

Star Wars Holiday Message: A Forceful Reminder...

In movie theaters across the nation, Star Wars fans are watching a forceful holiday message about the dangers of drinking...

December 22, 2015

News Roundup: Florida’s Obesity Rate Is 8th...

Florida has the eighth-lowest adult obesity rate in the nation at 26.2 percent. However, the state's adult obesity rate has...

September 25, 2015

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Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need...

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Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

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Those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer usually face many questions, fears and emotions. Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of cancers in the...

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

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Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza (the flu) in the U.S....