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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Kratom Products Tied to Salmonella
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products due to a risk of salmonella.
A Spike in Opioid Overdoses
Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Don't Be Fooled by These Opioid Cessation Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about unapproved products that claim to help with opioid addiction and withdrawal.
A Spike in Alcohol-Related ER Visits
In recent years, the number of visits to United States emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems increased sharply, according to a new study.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Alcohol and Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Combo
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol may make you more likely to get hurt, a new study found.