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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of Americans on work disability chronically use powerful prescription painkillers, according to a new study.

    Researchers found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 percent of people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among smokers, those with the least education are at the greatest risk for stroke, Danish researchers report.

    "The combined effect of low educational level and smoking on the risk of stroke is the most surprising finding of our paper," said stud...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 10 percent of inspected stores across the United States illegally sold tobacco products to minors during 2013, a U.S. government report says.

    That is half the 20 percent target rate set by a national and state effort called the Synar ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-related suicide attempts in the United States increased over a recent six-year period, with dramatic increases seen among young and middle-aged adults, health officials reported Thursday.

    Overall, suicide attempts involving prescription medi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prison smoking bans significantly reduce inmates' risk of death from tobacco-related conditions such as cancer and heart disease, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from U.S. state prisons and found rates of smoking-related deaths amon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a woman drinks heavily during pregnancy, the harmful effects on her child's brain development appear to continue over time, a new study indicates.

    The findings point to a possible reason for the persistent attention and behavior problems exp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes seem to be everywhere these days, and a new study finds many U.S. doctors recommending them to smokers as a way to kick the tobacco habit.

    "Even in the absence of evidence regarding the health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaping de...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who serve in the U.S. military are less likely to drink alcohol than their civilian peers, a new study suggests.

    Overall, members of the military are more likely to consume alcohol. However, these researchers found ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulties in civilian life, rather than war experiences, are a source of drinking problems among U.S. National Guard soldiers back at home, a new study suggests.

    Setbacks such as job loss, divorce and financial problems -- all common for retu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Strict regulation of electronic cigarettes isn't warranted based on current evidence, a team of researchers says.

    On the contrary, allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related dea...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking is harder for people with depression, according to a new review.

    Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra ex...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended release) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.<

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research.

    The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacemen...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mixing caffeinated energy drinks with alcohol appears to boost the desire to keep on drinking, new research reveals.

    The finding from a small study of young adults suggests that the energy drink-booze combination could fuel a higher risk for dan...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Light penalties are the norm for U.S. college students involved in alcohol-related offenses and incidents, a new study says.

    The researchers examined campus police/security responses to serious, underage, and less serious alcohol-related incide...Full Article