WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Folks who struggle with depression and substance use disorders often tend to be smokers, but a new study finds that smoking rates among these vulnerable Americans have fallen significantly. “This study shows us that at a population-level, reductions in tobacco use are achievableContinue Reading

SATURDAY, April 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As Americans stepped up their drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic, liver disease and transplants surged. Between March 2020 and January 2021, the number of U.S. patients with alcohol-associated liver disease who received a new liver or were wait-listed for a transplant was 50%Continue Reading

THURSDAY, March 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — U.S. National Guard soldiers are at heightened risk for problem drinking after military deployment, but less likely to receive help with their alcohol struggles than active-duty service members, a new study finds. Exposure to combat during deployment was the strongest risk factor forContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Young people with autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a higher risk of dying early from a range of causes, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that before middle-age, people with autism face higher-than-average rates of death from both “natural” causes, likeContinue Reading