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Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health July 31, 2015

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say July 31, 2015

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb July 31, 2015

Suggestions to help break the habit

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women July 29, 2015

Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves July 29, 2015

Smart strategies to lower danger risk

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests July 28, 2015

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health July 28, 2015

Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain July 20, 2015

Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression July 15, 2015

Small study contends that people who use the devices more often are likelier to have the disorder

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes July 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

Cell Calls, Texts Can Distract Even If Unanswered July 14, 2015

Just knowing you have a message can affect your performance, study finds

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping' July 09, 2015

Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows July 08, 2015

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen July 08, 2015

Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People July 07, 2015

Study findings echo those of Parkinson's patients taking meds to increase dopamine levels

Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens July 07, 2015

Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline July 07, 2015

Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange July 06, 2015

Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed July 06, 2015

Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Health Tip: Coping With Disaster July 06, 2015

Here's how you might show it

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds July 02, 2015

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Beats Common to All Music May Bring People Together June 30, 2015

Study suggests a few basic rhythms underlie music from around the world, pulling groups closer

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study June 30, 2015

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds June 30, 2015

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations June 29, 2015

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids June 29, 2015

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids June 26, 2015

Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity June 25, 2015

Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

Small Talk Can Boost Business Deals for Men, Study Says June 25, 2015

Women get fewer bonus points from chatting because it's expected of them, researcher suggests

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study June 25, 2015

Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea June 24, 2015

West Africans were avoiding clinics for fear of catching the deadly virus, study finds

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar June 23, 2015

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media June 22, 2015

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests June 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious? June 19, 2015

Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home June 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia June 17, 2015

Serotonin finding conflicts with conventional wisdom, researchers say

Health Tip: Dealing With a Disrespectful Child June 16, 2015

Set a good example

Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain June 15, 2015

One neurological area seems key to making complex decisions at the ballot box

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