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Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Men Who Feel Less Masculine May Be More Violent, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Those not concerned about meeting 'male ideals' were least likely to assault others

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows August 24, 2015

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth August 23, 2015

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says

Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers August 21, 2015

Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be Key August 21, 2015

For those who avoid drama, the single life may be more satisfying than having a partner, study suggests

Most Contact Lens Wearers Take Chances With Their Eyes: CDC August 20, 2015

Old cases, contaminated solution and sleeping in lenses boost infection risk

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study August 20, 2015

Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists' Group Says August 18, 2015

But link to actual violence is unclear, and other factors may be at play, APA task force says

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim August 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

Health Tip: Don't Bite Your Nails August 13, 2015

It can lead to health problems

Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey August 11, 2015

Adults more worried about both problems in latest poll

At Dutch Euthanasia Clinic, Requests From People 'Tired of Living' August 10, 2015

Experts worry about 'slippery slope,' where aid in dying is more widely granted

Many U.S. Adults Sext, and It May Even Help Some Relationships August 10, 2015

Survey found three-quarters do so in context of a committed couple

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health August 07, 2015

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

Social Life in Youth May Impact Health Decades Later August 06, 2015

People who were more outgoing in their 20s had better well-being in their 50s, study found

What Works Best to Curb a Preschooler's Bad Behaviors? August 06, 2015

New look at the evidence supports 'time-outs,' withholding privileges or toys in some cases

A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study August 05, 2015

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study August 04, 2015

But findings are at odds with previous research

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds August 04, 2015

People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term August 03, 2015

Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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