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College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot December 17, 2014

Preventive measures should target younger kids, survey suggests

Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds December 15, 2014

Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed December 13, 2014

People felt less stressed when they checked only three times a day, study finds

Fear of Police Keeps Many Hispanics From Calling 911, Study Says December 12, 2014

Researchers explore barriers to cardiac arrest treatment

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake December 12, 2014

Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner December 12, 2014

Study finds mothers who are distracted by devices at mealtimes connect less well with kids

Almost Half of U.S. Kids Suffer Traumatic Stress, Study Shows December 11, 2014

Teaching adults in their lives how to heal may be best first step, researchers say

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says December 10, 2014

Ads featured advice from former smokers

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC December 10, 2014

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

Boost in Docs' Incomes Comes From More Procedures, Not More Patients December 09, 2014

Researchers suggest salary bump should come from more patients, improved care

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

'Mean Boys' Rule in Middle, High School, Study Finds December 05, 2014

Males may be more likely than girls to use 'relational aggression'

Summer Jobs Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble, Study Suggests December 05, 2014

And the effect lasts months after employment ends, researchers find

Most Americans Agree With Right-to-Die Movement December 05, 2014

74 percent now believe terminally ill should have choice to end their lives, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds December 02, 2014

Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

Humans' Taste for Booze May Go Back Millions of Years December 02, 2014

Homo sapiens' ape ancestors long ago developed ability to eat fermented fruit, study suggests

Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds December 01, 2014

Positive reinforcement seems to improve memory, researchers say

Stand-Up Advice for Preventing Back Pain November 30, 2014

Healthy habits include good posture

Best to Be Honest About Your Relationship With Your Boss November 28, 2014

It's likely to improve your job performance, researchers say

Your Dog Really Is Listening to You November 26, 2014

Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion November 24, 2014

Data suggests that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes, experts say

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies November 22, 2014

Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men November 21, 2014

Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show November 18, 2014

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery November 18, 2014

VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50

Trust Is Key to Curbing West Africa Ebola Outbreak, Study Finds November 17, 2014

Early in epidemic, many in Guinea were skeptical of Red Cross workers' messages regarding the disease

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving November 14, 2014

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too November 14, 2014

Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey November 13, 2014

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight November 13, 2014

It's an important decision

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits November 11, 2014

Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure November 10, 2014

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time November 07, 2014

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk

A 'Purpose in Life' May Extend Yours November 07, 2014

Study found older people who felt life had meaning had better survival

The Golden Years Don't Glitter for All November 06, 2014

Life satisfaction in later years is highest in wealthy, English-speaking countries, study finds

Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look November 05, 2014

The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure November 05, 2014

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design November 05, 2014

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior November 05, 2014

Study compared homicide rates to level of violence in movies, video games over time

'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health November 03, 2014

Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns November 03, 2014

Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change November 02, 2014

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

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