Initial symptoms could predict how fast Alzheimer's progresses. People whose earliest symptoms involve language, decision-making or problem-solving tend to have a faster and steeper decline in their brain function and quality of life, a new study found. Read more
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Memory loss is the most common symptom associated with Alzheimer’s disease — the terrifying prospect of slowly forgetting yourself and everything around you.
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans takes a sleep med. But sometimes the drugs have side effects such as daytime drowsiness, and they can interact dangerously with other medications you may be taking, experts warn. Read more
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 20% of American adults use a drug to help them sleep, either occasionally or regularly, health officials reported Wednesday.
Is your state among the worst for tobacco control? Some states are far better than others at enacting policies that discourage smoking, a new report finds. Read more
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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to tobacco control, some states do a far better job than others of preventing and reducing smoking.