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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

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

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

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

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

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

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