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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

Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis January 23, 2017

But researchers say physical activity can improve recovery and survival chances

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All January 20, 2017

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies January 18, 2017

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't January 17, 2017

Smoking scenes still appear in nearly every '007' film, study finds

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Watching Others 'Vape' May Trigger Urge to Smoke January 13, 2017

Newer e-cigarettes boost same impulses as real cigarettes, researcher says

The Etiquette of Achoo! January 11, 2017

Cover your sneeze to protect those around you, health experts advise

Gun Violence May Be 'Contagious,' Study Suggests January 03, 2017

Those at highest risk for being shot had most friends who had recently been shot

Health Tip: Set a Health Goal That Lasts January 02, 2017

Stick with it all year long

Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick? December 30, 2016

Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

Making New Year's Resolutions That Last December 30, 2016

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others December 29, 2016

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds December 28, 2016

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

Does Legalizing Pot Spur Kids to Try It? December 27, 2016

In 2 states studied, teens downplayed harms after recreational pot legalized; use increased in 1 state

Health Tip: Getting Through Diabetes Diagnosis December 27, 2016

Channel anger into becoming healthier

'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study December 26, 2016

Emotion-provoking events prime the brain to remember things more effectively, researchers find

For Better Results From Customer Service, Don't Make It Personal December 26, 2016

Study suggests words like 'great' and 'fine' also help

Teen Violence Can Be Contagious, Study Contends December 20, 2016

Preventive programs could help stop copycat behavior, researchers say

Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting December 19, 2016

Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years December 14, 2016

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

Optimism May Propel Women to a Longer Life December 08, 2016

Upbeat outlook linked to lower risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other causes, study says

For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide? December 07, 2016

Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say December 06, 2016

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

Are Catholic Women Less Likely to Breast-Feed? December 06, 2016

Study suggests that possibility, review authors say, but more research needed to confirm findings

U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey December 05, 2016

More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds December 05, 2016

Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes

Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study December 05, 2016

Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged December 04, 2016

Men more often resorted to violent means, while women turned to poisoning, drowning, study finds

24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart December 02, 2016

Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk? December 01, 2016

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

Web-Based Help for Insomnia Shows Promise November 30, 2016

Interactive program aims to build better sleep habits, researchers say

Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health November 29, 2016

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds November 29, 2016

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

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