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Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study June 22, 2016

They were more likely to be held back, punished, although they also were more likely to have issues

'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life June 21, 2016

Early research ties low levels of oxytocin-linked DNA to relationship quality

Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills June 14, 2016

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon June 13, 2016

20 percent of residents affected over 1-month period, study found

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study June 13, 2016

2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

Cutting Back on Wine? Try a Smaller Glass June 07, 2016

Even when same amount was served per glass, people drank more overall if glasses were bigger, study found

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit June 06, 2016

Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success June 03, 2016

Study sees 'potential to perform just as well as their peers'

Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids May 30, 2016

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk May 26, 2016

Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 2016

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

States With More Gun Owners Have More Gun-Related Suicides: Study May 19, 2016

But only association was found, not cause-and-effect

Keep Busy! Stay Sharp! May 17, 2016

Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

Middle Schoolers Exposed to Alcohol Ads Every Day: Study May 17, 2016

Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

What Works -- And Doesn't -- to Manage Your Tot's Screen Time May 13, 2016

Key points: setting regular schedules for media use, and stopping when it feels 'natural,' researchers say

Child Obesity Rates Drop in Canada May 09, 2016

Researchers say kids are still heavy, and public health officials can't become complacent

Swaddling May Increase Chances of SIDS May 09, 2016

Study found wrapping blanket tightly around sleeping baby raised risk by almost 60 percent

HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal May 06, 2016

But some progress seen in reducing new infections, transmission

Harsh Parenting May Harm a Child's Physical Health May 06, 2016

Problems might last into early adulthood, study suggests

Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days May 04, 2016

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

Desperate for Shut-Eye? May 02, 2016

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies May 02, 2016

Greater risk for aggressive behavior when both cyberbullying and in-person taunting took place, study found

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism May 02, 2016

In study, many were unaware they might be in danger, couldn't distinguish strangers from people they knew

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care April 29, 2016

Gender stereotypes can have dangerous consequences, research suggests

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression April 27, 2016

Review of 9 studies suggests it helps patients better cope with troubling thoughts and emotions

Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might Backfire April 21, 2016

Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun Antidepressants April 20, 2016

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted Kids April 19, 2016

Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities

Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'? April 18, 2016

Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse Today April 18, 2016

They also think children have higher stress levels, less family time, poorer coping skills and personal friendships, survey finds

Pair Gamblers Anonymous With Other Treatments for Best Results April 15, 2016

Popular 12-step program for problem gamblers may not address related needs, research suggests

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds April 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

The Keys to an Effective Apology April 15, 2016

Researchers cite 6 main elements, including regret and responsibility

Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet? April 13, 2016

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems April 13, 2016

Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens April 07, 2016

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching April 06, 2016

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers April 04, 2016

Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

Right Neighborhood May Mean 90 Extra Minutes of Exercise a Week April 01, 2016

10-nation study shows those in activity-friendly urban areas walk a lot more

A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers? April 01, 2016

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged at 1 in 68 Kids: CDC March 31, 2016

It's not yet clear if the rate will stabilize over the long-term, experts say

The 'Not Face' Needs No Translation March 31, 2016

Across cultures and languages, the negative look remains the same, researchers find

Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return March 31, 2016

Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem March 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Caffeine Intake -- Even Dad's -- Linked to Miscarriage, Study Says March 25, 2016

Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss

Could Lots of Time Spent on Social Media Be Tied to Depression? March 24, 2016

Study did not prove cause-and-effect, and researchers say more investigation is needed

Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life March 23, 2016

But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

Scientists Debunk 'Dumb Blonde' Myth March 22, 2016

People with lighter locks have IQs equal to -- and sometimes higher than -- those with dark or red hair

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