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Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain August 16, 2017

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes? August 15, 2017

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers August 15, 2017

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds

Maybe That's Why It's Called Work August 14, 2017

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters August 13, 2017

Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

The Positive Side of Water-Cooler Gossip August 11, 2017

How chatter can promote a better work ethic

Therapy for Kids With Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads August 11, 2017

Study found when parents become therapy partners, they become less depressed, learn to keep emotions in check

Is Ancient Bone Evidence of Cannibalistic Rite? August 09, 2017

Engravings appear rich in symbolic connotations, British researcher says

Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later August 08, 2017

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health August 08, 2017

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter? August 08, 2017

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality August 04, 2017

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs July 31, 2017

Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time July 28, 2017

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

Hearing Loss Rates Holding Steady for U.S. Teens: Study July 27, 2017

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers? July 26, 2017

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health July 25, 2017

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems July 24, 2017

For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds

Not All Plant Foods Are Equal July 17, 2017

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks July 14, 2017

These crises tend to be more frequent on certain days, seasons, study finds

Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm July 14, 2017

Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

Genes May Explain Why Kids With Autism Avoid Eye Contact July 13, 2017

More research could shed light on how these genetic pathways work

Better Diet, Longer Life? July 12, 2017

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say July 11, 2017

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen? July 11, 2017

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

Many Parts of the World Lack Soap for Hand-Washing July 06, 2017

Areas with lowest rates are in Africa, research shows

Getting Over Guilt July 06, 2017

How to let go of past transgressions

'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks July 05, 2017

Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact June 30, 2017

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior; the study finding might improve therapies

More Americans Are Walking for Exercise June 29, 2017

It's an easy, inexpensive way to get moving and reap the health benefits, experts say

Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity June 28, 2017

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study June 16, 2017

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

Give Dad the Gift of Health on Father's Day June 16, 2017

Exercise with him, let him get some extra sleep, men's health expert says

When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise June 15, 2017

Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment? June 12, 2017

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills June 01, 2017

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism May 31, 2017

Study shows outbursts occur just as frequently among children without speech, language troubles

Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old? May 30, 2017

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others? May 30, 2017

Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark May 25, 2017

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference May 25, 2017

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says

Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'? May 25, 2017

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys

You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study May 23, 2017

When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds May 23, 2017

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

How <i>Not</i> to Nod Off Behind the Wheel May 20, 2017

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits May 18, 2017

New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

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