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Sociodemographic factors impact heart-healthy behaviors

(HealthDay)—Socioeconomic factors, largely outside an individual's control, account for racial differences in cardiovascular health behaviors, according to a study published in the July issue the American Journal of Preventive ...

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Daily cannabis use is on the rise in American adults

Cannabis use may be decreasing among teens, but a new study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health showed that American adults have increasingly used cannabis daily since 2007. The findings ...

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UK panel finds lives shortened by hospital's opioid use

As many as 650 people had their lives shortened by a British hospital's institutionalized practice of administering opioids without medical justification between 1989 and 2000, an independent panel concluded Wednesday after ...

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