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Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors April 16, 2015

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness? April 15, 2015

In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol

Child's Popularity May Rely on Understanding Others April 15, 2015

Researcher suggests sensitivity training for socially isolated kids

College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey April 15, 2015

Most know it's bad behavior but can't help themselves, research shows

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking April 13, 2015

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

Scientists Map DNA of Endangered Mountain Gorillas April 09, 2015

Adaptive strategies for survival surprised researchers

Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings April 09, 2015

Study findings suggest seeing is believing

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds April 06, 2015

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job April 06, 2015

Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

Signs of Anxiety Might Cost You That Job April 03, 2015

One giveaway: speaking too slowly, study says

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Violent Video Games Don't Influence Kids' Behavior: Study April 03, 2015

It's the amount of time spent gaming that has a greater impact, researchers contend

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study April 02, 2015

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are April 01, 2015

In study, Internet searches seemed to boost users' sense of their own knowledge base

Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds April 01, 2015

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military: Study April 01, 2015

Instead, difficulty with returning to civilian life appears to increase risk, experts say

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It March 26, 2015

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests March 24, 2015

Study found 97 percent said they had patients undergo procedures that weren't medically needed

School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars March 24, 2015

Study authors and expert say better supervision, less smartphone use might cut the risk

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids March 20, 2015

Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows March 20, 2015

Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care March 19, 2015

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Doctors' Racial Biases May Not Influence Patient Care, Survey Suggests March 18, 2015

But study doesn't look at real-life cases

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex March 18, 2015

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day March 18, 2015

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life? March 17, 2015

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds March 17, 2015

Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings March 16, 2015

Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

Health Tip: Balance Work and Home Life March 16, 2015

And feel less stressed at home

How to Get a Man to Open His Wallet for Charity March 13, 2015

Remind him that needy causes may affect his personal interests, researchers suggest

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors March 13, 2015

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

Are Liberals Happier Than Conservatives? March 12, 2015

New study suggests that may be true, but it all depends on how you define and measure happiness, researchers say

Speaking Skills Key to Getting Hired, Study Finds March 11, 2015

Pitch for job was more convincing when evaluators heard it than when they read it

Some Emotions May Spur Urge to Pick or Pull at Skin, Hair, Nails March 11, 2015

Study finds boredom, frustration, impatience fuel repetitive, body-focused behaviors in certain people

The More the Merrier ... and the Drunker? March 10, 2015

Number of people drinking together influences consumption, study says

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks March 10, 2015

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks? March 10, 2015

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says March 09, 2015

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children March 09, 2015

Kids who were told they were better than others came to believe it, researchers report

Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study March 09, 2015

Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds March 05, 2015

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species March 05, 2015

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

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