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Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds
Alcohol is still the number one drug of choice among teens, according to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Abusing alcohol is a factor in risky sexual behavior and motor vehicle crashes, the agency says. A NIAAA survey in 2004 found that about 20 percent of eighth graders and about half of high school seniors reported drinking alcohol in the month before the survey.
Mental HealthYour mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPDChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Women's HealthStay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.