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Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds October 13, 2015

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors October 12, 2015

Shortage of child psychiatrists helps explain findings, expert says

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance October 09, 2015

For low-income kids, moving every year may hurt math skills, behavior, study suggests

Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence October 08, 2015

Scientists say they can help predict which personnel may need intensive intervention

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health October 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study October 07, 2015

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters October 06, 2015

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys

Making Sense of the Email Avalanche October 05, 2015

Researchers examine who responds to whom, how quickly, when and why

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful October 05, 2015

Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids October 05, 2015

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude October 02, 2015

It can lead to a change in attitude

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids October 01, 2015

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

Sender Often Focus of Mobile Tweets, Study Says October 01, 2015

Social media posts from stationary devices appear less egocentric

Former Problem Drinkers Find It Tricky to Navigate Social Settings: Study September 25, 2015

Some make excuses for avoiding alcohol, while others are open about their history

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks September 23, 2015

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health September 23, 2015

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer's Patients September 22, 2015

It's a combination of cough suppressant and heart medication, and experts don't yet know why it may work

Could a Texting App Help Your Heart? September 22, 2015

Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

Distractions Make Alcohol Even More Dangerous for Drivers September 21, 2015

Risk of poor road control doubled after one drink if driver's focus was disturbed, study found

Kicking the Nail-Biting Habit September 19, 2015

Keep nails short, use bitter nail polish and squeeze a stress ball instead, dermatologist suggests

Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study September 18, 2015

If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

Workday Breaks Help Employees Reboot, Researchers Say September 18, 2015

Brief time away from work seems to improve energy and well-being

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers September 17, 2015

Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide September 16, 2015

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

E-Pillboxes Improve Medication Adherence, Study Finds September 15, 2015

Text messaging alone was as ineffective as no reminders at all among TB patients

Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms September 14, 2015

Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

Peer Pressure May Have a Silver Lining September 12, 2015

Teens with close friends were more likely to be in good health by age 27, study found

Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends September 11, 2015

People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem September 11, 2015

Study finds purchases of 'cool' things, nice clothing may actually increase bad feelings

California Right-to-Die Measure Could Soon Become Law September 11, 2015

If approved, it would let doctors prescribe life-ending drugs to patients expected to die within 6 months

Could Young Men's Low Heart Rate Predict Violent Crime? September 09, 2015

Researchers find a link but not cause-and-effect relationship

Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes September 09, 2015

In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Kids' Screen Time September 09, 2015

Limit access to TV

Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy September 08, 2015

In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests September 08, 2015

Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You September 04, 2015

Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

Go Ahead and Cry, You'll Feel Better September 04, 2015

Release of emotions appears to lift mood later, study says

Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls September 04, 2015

Study also found gender differences in brains of children with the disorder

Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study September 03, 2015

Researchers also see trouble for those with substance-abuse problems; call for social support plus psychiatric care

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids September 03, 2015

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber

Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide August 31, 2015

New study of more than 2,800 people with depression might give clearer clues to state of mind, experts say

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Men Who Feel Less Masculine May Be More Violent, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Those not concerned about meeting 'male ideals' were least likely to assault others

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows August 24, 2015

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth August 23, 2015

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says