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Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer October 20, 2016

Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Dogs Too Smart to Follow Useless Advice October 14, 2016

'They draw the line at copying irrelevant actions,' researcher reports

Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic? October 14, 2016

Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health October 05, 2016

County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs October 03, 2016

Voting issues may affect advice on abortion, guns, marijuana, study finds

U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State October 03, 2016

Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programs

Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen October 02, 2016

Emotional skills will help build lasting friendships, whereas narcissism turns people off, study finds

'Entitled' People May Be Pursuing an Unhappy Path September 30, 2016

Inflated expectations of what they deserve doom many to disappointment, review of the data shows

How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids? September 27, 2016

Benefits seen with 1 hour a day, but behavioral problems rose after 9 hours a week

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult September 23, 2016

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens September 08, 2016

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

TV Booze Ads a Lubricant for Teen Drinking: Study September 07, 2016

Those who saw the most commercials downed 200-plus drinks a month, researchers say

For Pot Smokers, Ambition May Go Up in Smoke September 02, 2016

But the effect only happens when people are high and doesn't persist, British researchers contend

'Good Dog' Usually Does the Trick August 28, 2016

Heap on the praise, not the food, study suggests

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 2016

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for Happiness August 24, 2016

Researchers find people get less stressed and are more content as they age

ADHD More Often Missed in Minority Kids August 23, 2016

Study found disparities in diagnosis, treatment rates

Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s? August 22, 2016

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers August 22, 2016

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses? August 19, 2016

Kids' eye problems often go undetected. Here's what to look for

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit August 15, 2016

Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart August 09, 2016

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes August 08, 2016

Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds

Timing of Autism Diagnosis Tied to Choice of Treatment August 05, 2016

Kids diagnosed before age 4 more likely to receive behavior therapy shown to improve outcomes, study says

Think Before You Sext: 1 in 4 Shares What You Send August 05, 2016

Erotic images and messages a popular way to flirt, but don't expect them to stay private, study finds

Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study August 02, 2016

Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids July 30, 2016

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 25, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes July 25, 2016

Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

Can Trauma Trigger Violent Crime in Mentally Ill? July 13, 2016

Short-term risk was heightened in healthy people, but was higher in those with psychosis, study contends

Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study July 13, 2016

Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds July 13, 2016

It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks July 07, 2016

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

Health Tip: Self-Manage Chronic Illness July 06, 2016

Take responsibility for your health

Modern Lifestyle Primary Culprit for Obesity Epidemic: Study July 05, 2016

Even people with lower genetic risk were affected as decades passed

Savvy Marketing Gets School Kids to Snap Up Veggies July 05, 2016

Using cartoon characters that resembled vegetables doubled, tripled how many students ate fresh produce

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity July 01, 2016

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates June 30, 2016

Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

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