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drug abuse

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.

E-cig industry under scrutiny

Governments take action and health officials sound the alarm about a vaping epidemic among youth.

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

Keep your eyes on the medicine cabinet

Study finds 54 percent of teens surveyed use ADHD medications for non-medicinal purposes.

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