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Why Mexican immigrants are healthier than their US-born peers

Why Mexican immigrants are healthier than their US-born peers

Supporters of Donald Trump’s wall might have us believe that Mexicans who enter the US illegally carry disease and take advantage of America’s healthcare system. But several large…

Alcoholism research: A virus could manipulate neurons to reduce the desire to drink

Alcoholism research: A virus could manipulate neurons to reduce the desire to drink

  About 17 million adults and more than 850,000 adolescents had some problems with alcohol in the United States in 2012. Long-term alcohol misuse could harm your liver…

El Chapo, story of a kingpin — or why Trump’s plan to defeat Mexican cartels is doomed to fail

El Chapo, story of a kingpin — or why Trump’s plan to defeat Mexican cartels is doomed to fail

  Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera – aka “El Chapo” – currently faces 17 drug trafficking, murder, kidnapping and money…

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…

Grab Bag Of Goodies In 21st Century Cures Act

Grab Bag Of Goodies In 21st Century Cures Act

By Sydney Lupkin and Steven Findlay A sprawling health bill expected to pass the Senate and become law before the end of the year is a grab bag for industries…

Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients In Pain

Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients In Pain

By Shefali Luthra As rates of prescription painkiller abuse remain stubbornly high, a number of states are attempting to cut off the supply at its source by making it harder…

Marijuana legalization: Big changes across country

Marijuana legalization: Big changes across country

Sam Méndez, University of Washington This year’s election season was historic in more ways than one. An unprecedented nine states considered liberalizing cannabis laws, and here’s how…

New Data: Surprising Number of California Parents Experienced Abuse as Children

New Data: Surprising Number of California Parents Experienced Abuse as Children

By Jocelyn Wiener One out of five California adults with children living in their homes were beaten, kicked or physically abused when they were children, and one in ten were…

New findings: anxiety is linked to death from cancer in men

New findings: anxiety is linked to death from cancer in men

Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge About one in 14 people around the world are affected by anxiety disorders at any given time. Those who suffer from these conditions experience impairment…

How sexual partner abuse has changed with social media

How sexual partner abuse has changed with social media

David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire and Janis Wolak, University of New Hampshire Incidents involving threats to expose sexual images, or what media are calling “sextortion,” are not new, but…

Steps to Be Empowered and Not a Victim

Steps to Be Empowered and Not a Victim

By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Darlene_Lancer/563438]Darlene Lancer In recovery circles, being a “victim” is frowned upon. Decades ago, when I heard people say they were no…