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Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests March 23, 2017

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study March 23, 2017

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids March 22, 2017

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves March 22, 2017

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

'I Don't Know' May Be a Powerful Point of View March 17, 2017

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet March 17, 2017

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change March 11, 2017

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity March 10, 2017

How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is … March 10, 2017

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk? March 09, 2017

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day March 08, 2017

Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt March 08, 2017

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes March 07, 2017

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap March 07, 2017

Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight? March 07, 2017

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated? March 06, 2017

More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests

More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC March 03, 2017

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids? March 02, 2017

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems

Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer March 02, 2017

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun March 02, 2017

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets? February 28, 2017

Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier? February 27, 2017

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On February 27, 2017

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

Want to Win an Oscar? Study Shows How to Grab the Gold February 24, 2017

One tip: focus on American culture, researchers say

Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime? February 23, 2017

Study suggests a link, but one child psychiatrist says more factors than sleep may be at play

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain February 20, 2017

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home February 20, 2017

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy February 17, 2017

Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond February 17, 2017

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study February 15, 2017

Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers say

Screen Time and Teen Time February 14, 2017

Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow February 13, 2017

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside February 10, 2017

Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility? February 08, 2017

It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run February 06, 2017

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

Sleep: The Great Motivator February 03, 2017

With adequate rest, you're more likely to stick to your resolutions, neurologist says

Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks January 31, 2017

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

Ways to Stay Active in Winter January 28, 2017

Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say

If You Can't Stay Off Social Media, Maybe It's in Your Genes January 27, 2017

Findings put 'the consumer in the driver's seat,' researcher says

Slim But Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise January 27, 2017

4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds

Kids With ADHD Make 6.1 Million Doctor Visits a Year in U.S.: CDC January 26, 2017

Mental health specialist says study raises more questions than it answers

Study Explores Electrical Brain Stimulation to Treat Bulimia January 25, 2017

Though preliminary, it found symptoms of eating disorder lessened in first 24 hours after treatment

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