Daily Archives: December 21, 2016

Smoking during pregnancy may lead to later substance use in the child

Smoking during pregnancy may lead to later substance use in the child

Charlotte Cecil, King’s College London Smoking during pregnancy is a well-known risk factor for many health problems in children, including low birth weight, heart defects and asthma…

Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Tom Heffernan, Northumbria University, Newcastle and Anna-Marie Marshall, Northumbria University, Newcastle A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to…

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

William B. Farquhar, University of Delaware Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that…

Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Affects Older Adults, Too

Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Affects Older Adults, Too

By Jenny Gold Photos by Heidi de Marco It took a lot of convincing for John Evard to go to rehab. Seven days into his stay at the Las Vegas…