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A Valentine's Kiss Is Just a Kiss -- Or Is It?February 14, 2016

Study finds people's heads turn in different directions, depending on who's receiving the sign of affection

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in KidsFebruary 12, 2016

If harsh comments focus on the child, rather than the behaviors, symptoms may linger, researcher says

Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and AlcoholFebruary 11, 2016

They're less likely to drink than whites, and have similar rates of problem drinking, survey finds

Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and ExerciseFebruary 11, 2016

Stay healthier together

Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: ReportFebruary 10, 2016

Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders SoberFebruary 10, 2016

South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?February 08, 2016

Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your SighsFebruary 08, 2016

Researchers pinpoint the neurons behind this vital reflex function

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, GradesFebruary 05, 2016

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say

Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?February 05, 2016

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsFebruary 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes RiskFebruary 03, 2016

The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend

Health Tip: Help Your Child Kick a Bad HabitFebruary 02, 2016

Suggestions to change unwanted behavior

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure LaterFebruary 02, 2016

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

Dogs Read Faces Much Like Humans Do, Study FindsJanuary 30, 2016

But they react differently to threatening expressions, depending on whether it's a human or another dog

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study FindsJanuary 27, 2016

The more time young adults spent online, the tougher it was to be well-rested, researchers say

Health Tip: Lead a Healthier LifestyleJanuary 27, 2016

Here's how

People Gamble More When They Think Things Are 'Going Their Way'January 26, 2016

Unexpected sunny days, sports team wins tied to more lottery spending, study finds

Some College Kids Spend a Fifth of Class Time on Digital DevicesJanuary 26, 2016

Survey finds many are texting, emailing or checking social media

Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers QuitJanuary 25, 2016

Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk FoodJanuary 23, 2016

Obesity prevention efforts may need to do more than encourage kids to eat fruits and veggies, experts say

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' ActivityJanuary 22, 2016

Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests

Race Not Tied to Threat of Second Stroke, Study FindsJanuary 20, 2016

Controlling traditional risk factors after first stroke may help black patients prevent another

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

Doctors Choose Less Aggressive Care at End of Life, Studies RevealJanuary 19, 2016

Findings suggest they understand limits of modern medicine better than the patients they treat do

Health Tip: Evaluating Your EnvironmentJanuary 19, 2016

Does it promote a healthy lifestyle?

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Family issues, emotional turmoil likely at play as well, experts say

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

Could Genetics Be Key to a Nation's Happiness?January 18, 2016

People in certain countries more likely to have a gene variant linked to sensory pleasure, study finds

Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

Doctors' Body Language May Hint at Racial BiasJanuary 14, 2016

Researchers say nonverbal cues might spur seriously ill black patients to request more aggressive care

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: StudyJanuary 14, 2016

They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda AisleJanuary 14, 2016

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly FatJanuary 11, 2016

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

Are We Programmed to Overeat in Winter?January 09, 2016

Packing on body fat was an evolutionary survival strategy, researchers say

Many Disney-Goers Happy to Skip the FriesJanuary 08, 2016

Healthier sides, drinks don't increase the cost of kids' meals, research shows

Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term HealthJanuary 08, 2016

For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

Influential Students Effective at Bully Prevention, Study FindsJanuary 07, 2016

Key may be enlisting kids with wide social networks, not who adults think is 'good,' researcher says

Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced ConsumptionJanuary 07, 2016

American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

Health Tip: Dealing With Feelings of LonelinessJanuary 07, 2016

Recognize your emotions

Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study FindsJanuary 06, 2016

Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDCJanuary 05, 2016

Unrestricted marketing could upend decades of progress against youth smoking

People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'January 05, 2016

Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse StudyDecember 30, 2015

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

Noisy Electronic Toys May Hamper Babies' Verbal SkillsDecember 23, 2015

Study found that toddlers talk less when their toys talk, sing, light up more

Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to PotDecember 22, 2015

Study links marijuana use to skipped classes, poorer academic performance