Addiction

Use of performance-enhancing substances tied to risk behaviors

(HealthDay)—Use of legal performance-enhancing substances (PES) in young adults is associated with an increased likelihood of future problematic alcohol use and drinking-related risk behaviors, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus strikes men, older people the hardest

(HealthDay)—The coronavirus is on the cusp of becoming a global pandemic and experts say that if it does, older people and men could be most at risk for serious illness and death.

Health

Unusual study details woes among veterans of foster care

Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely than other adults to lack a college degree, health insurance and a stable health care provider, according to a new federal analysis that is unprecedented in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keeping your bones strong at every age

Falling may be painful, especially if the landing is less than graceful. Even a few steps out the front door can carry with them the risk of falling.

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