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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study.
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.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
The Threat of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may be relatively common, according to a new study.
Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol During Pregnancy
Even low levels of prenatal alcohol exposure may change the shape of the baby's face, according to a new study.
How Moderate Drinking Might Change Your Brain
Even drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might have negative effects on your brain, according to a new study.
Young Adults May Be Drinking Too Much
Young adults may drink more alcohol as they reach their late 20s, 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.
Alcohol Ads May Reach the Wrong Crowd
Young people who aren't old enough to legally drink alcohol may be seeing alcohol-related ads online, according to a new study.