Latest by Lindsey Tanner

Published on July 16, 2019 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 9
CHICAGO — New research suggests legalizing recreational marijuana for U.S. adults in some states may have slightly reduced teens’ odds of using pot...
Published on June 25, 2019 - Page 8
A new study bolsters evidence that soda taxes can reduce sales, but whether they influence health remains unclear. The research found that...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 10
CHICAGO — The number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has nearly...
Published on May 28, 2019 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings...
Published on May 25, 2019 - Page 14
CHICAGO — Pro football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than baseball players but the reasons...
Published on May 1, 2019 - Page 22
Suicides among U.S. kids aged 10 to 17 jumped to a 19-year high in the month following the release of a popular TV series that depicted a girl ending...
Published on April 30, 2019 - Page 8
Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame, a new...
Published on April 23, 2019 - Page 9
CHICAGO — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents...
Published on April 16, 2019 - Page 8
The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those who can’t eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1½ eggs daily had a...