April 24, 2014: Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study
Surveys taken over 10-year period showed roughly half as many kids were instigators

April 24, 2014: FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

April 24, 2014: 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

April 22, 2014: Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study
Few crimes committed by mentally ill patients were directly linked to symptoms, researcher notes

April 21, 2014: Guys, Don't Bother Trying to Sound Sexy
Study says this is something only women can accomplish

April 18, 2014: Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds
Researchers compared college students in five nations

April 18, 2014: How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

April 18, 2014: Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On
Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

April 18, 2014: Happy Couples Nestle Together at Night, Survey Finds
Respondents were unhappier with relationship as sleeping distance grew

April 17, 2014: Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance
Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills

April 17, 2014: Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
Suggestions to stay calm and focused

April 16, 2014: Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'
Like humans, they're highly selective about where they sleep, researcher says

April 16, 2014: Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests
Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 10, 2014: A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

April 10, 2014: Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

April 10, 2014: Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom
Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction

April 09, 2014: Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

April 09, 2014: Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

April 04, 2014: Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

April 04, 2014: Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

April 04, 2014: Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Strangers
Discuss specifics

April 02, 2014: Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows
But survey found 80 percent of drivers think they are less dangerous than hand-held versions

April 02, 2014: For Greater Happiness, Spend Your Money on 'Life Experiences': Study
Researchers found people put more money on material goods, but emotional payoff is lower

April 01, 2014: Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

March 28, 2014: Many Young Males Report Unwanted Sex
Female acquaintance was the aggressor in majority of cases, U.S. study finds

March 28, 2014: Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

March 27, 2014: U.S. Autism Estimates Rise by 30 Percent for Kids
Researchers say increase could be due to better diagnosis of the developmental disorder

March 27, 2014: Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

March 27, 2014: 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

March 26, 2014: Medical Marijuana's Legalization Doesn't Raise Crime Rates: Study
Nationwide data helps inform debate as restrictions on pot use continue to ease, researchers say

March 26, 2014: Goats Aren't Dummies
Study finds they can learn complex tasks, remember them for a long time

March 25, 2014: Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

March 25, 2014: Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds
Unruly kids more likely to be spanked, but doing so leads to more misbehavior, researcher says

March 24, 2014: When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

March 21, 2014: Doctors Often Comply When Patients Ask for Advertised Drugs: Study
More research needed on possible influence of 'Ask Your Doctor' ads, study authors say

March 21, 2014: For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key
Study looked at health, 'positivity' and other traits in older couples

March 19, 2014: Rigid Parenting Style Linked to Obese Kids
Demanding, inflexible approach might foster negative response, study suggests

March 14, 2014: Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning'
People don't do it because they are empathizing with a yawner, study suggests

March 13, 2014: Yes, You Can Catch a Bad Mood on Facebook
Researchers report that emotions spread through online world, just like in real life

March 13, 2014: 'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth

March 12, 2014: Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study
These children may be less inhibited, more likely to say they want to be another gender, researchers suggest

March 10, 2014: Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says
Schools that had more repeaters had more suspensions, other signs of trouble in student body

March 07, 2014: Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders?
College students who 'untagged' self-photos, cared a lot about 'likes' had more body-image issues in study

March 06, 2014: Texting While Walking Often Leads to Injuries: Expert
Distraction causes people to fall down stairs, step into traffic, trauma doctor says

March 06, 2014: Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

March 05, 2014: Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?
His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

March 05, 2014: Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
However, girls tend to do better with upward mobility, researchers say

March 04, 2014: Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

March 04, 2014: Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds
Persistent annoyance of women usually ignored by bar staff, observers report