U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids

But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions

About 3,500 U.S. infants still succumb to sudden infant death syndrome each year: CDC

Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say

American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less

Granddaddy of Sharks May Live to 400

Scientists used carbon-14 dating to establish Greenland shark as oldest vertebrate on Earth

Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2016

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