There is a new concern about smoking during pregnancy; those babies are 3 times more likely to experience some hearing loss.
This data comes from the New York School of Medicine after studying nearly 1,000 children, including more than 150 whose mothers smoked at least during the first trimester.
Researchers decided that even brief exposure to smoke early in a pregnancy can have a negative effect on the baby.
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If mom is an insomniac, her kids are likely to be poor sleepers, too.
A combination antibody strategy could be the key to halting the spread of HIV, according to results from two promising animal studies.
The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenaline levels to spike in the heart, potentially increasing risk of heart attack and sudden cardiac death, a new study reports.
Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans' life expectancy, a U.S. government study finds.
As much joy as a pet can bring to the life of its human, when a beloved dog or cat falls ill, the emotional toll can be high.
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If so, you’re not alone - most adults in the United States still prefer coffee, making it America’s morning beverage of choice.
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