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Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.

Kidney Stone Cases on the Rise

Kidney stones have been on the rise for the past 30 years, according to new research.

How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss

How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study.

Where Zika Spread, Birth Defects Were More Common

Parts of the United States that had local Zika virus transmission saw an increase in birth defects that have been linked to the virus, a new study found.

Opioid Cough Medicines: No Longer for Kids

After a new US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision, opioid cough and cold medications will no longer be indicated for children. Their use in this age group is not recommended.

Despite Decline, Asthma Attacks Still a Concern in Kids

Although asthma attacks have declined among children in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there is still work to be done.

FDA Warns of Kratom Risks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released information on the dangers tied to kratom, a plant-based substance.

A Pacemaker for the Brain

Researchers are testing a new device that has shown promise in slowing some of the declines tied to Alzheimer's disease. They detailed their progress in a new study.

How Screen Time Affects Teens' Emotions

Teens who spend more time in front of a screen may be more likely to feel unhappy, according to a new study.

Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart Health

Having gestational diabetes during pregnancy could mean you're at risk for other conditions in the future, according to a new study.