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Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do October 17, 2014

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds October 16, 2014

Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim October 13, 2014

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds October 13, 2014

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests October 10, 2014

Some kids do just fine juggling multiple forms of media throughout the day, research shows

Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study October 10, 2014

Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Live Healthier October 09, 2014

Including daily exercise

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

Using Social Media to Manage Your Moods? October 07, 2014

Study finds that misery loves company, and vice verse

As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds October 07, 2014

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat October 06, 2014

When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says October 01, 2014

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress October 01, 2014

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms October 01, 2014

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study September 30, 2014

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study September 30, 2014

Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says September 29, 2014

Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia September 26, 2014

But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic? September 25, 2014

Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk, study says

Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain? September 24, 2014

The more wired you are, the less dense your gray matter, study suggests

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy September 23, 2014

It's easier than going it alone

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds September 22, 2014

Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School September 20, 2014

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior September 19, 2014

Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers September 18, 2014

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia September 17, 2014

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner September 16, 2014

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates September 12, 2014

Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids September 12, 2014

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently September 11, 2014

Brain scans revealed varying effects of watching hostile actions in the media

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues September 11, 2014

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk September 10, 2014

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say

Films Featuring Dogs Seem to Boost a Breed's Popularity September 10, 2014

Trends can last up to 10 years after a movie is released, researchers report

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder September 10, 2014

Dramatic changes in lifestyle can lead to behavior problems, study suggests

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects September 08, 2014

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 05, 2014

Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease

Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC September 04, 2014

Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer? September 04, 2014

Finding may help explain why sitting a lot has been linked to poor health

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study September 03, 2014

This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates September 03, 2014

Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries September 01, 2014

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television August 29, 2014

Get off the couch to change the channel

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids August 28, 2014

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

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