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Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop April 28, 2017

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes April 26, 2017

Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm

Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame April 24, 2017

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat April 24, 2017

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street? April 21, 2017

In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook? April 17, 2017

Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study April 13, 2017

But retired pros can suffer behavioral, emotional problems, researchers say

Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk? April 13, 2017

Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being April 10, 2017

People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

From Beethoven to Bieber, Music Doesn't Move Chimps April 07, 2017

Many zoos use it as enrichment for the animals, but study suggests the tunes fall on 'deaf' ears

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs March 31, 2017

Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

Is Your TV Making You Fat? March 31, 2017

People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

9 Out of 10 Doctors Like Their Jobs March 30, 2017

A new survey finds that two-thirds would recommend their profession to others

Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids March 30, 2017

Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain

Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse March 27, 2017

People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers March 27, 2017

But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests March 23, 2017

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study March 23, 2017

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids March 22, 2017

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves March 22, 2017

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet March 17, 2017

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

'I Don't Know' May Be a Powerful Point of View March 17, 2017

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change March 11, 2017

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity March 10, 2017

How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is … March 10, 2017

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk? March 09, 2017

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day March 08, 2017

Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report

Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt March 08, 2017

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide? March 07, 2017

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes March 07, 2017

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight? March 07, 2017

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap March 07, 2017

Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated? March 06, 2017

More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests

More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC March 03, 2017

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids? March 02, 2017

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems

Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer March 02, 2017

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun March 02, 2017

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets? February 28, 2017

Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier? February 27, 2017

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On February 27, 2017

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

Want to Win an Oscar? Study Shows How to Grab the Gold February 24, 2017

One tip: focus on American culture, researchers say

Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime? February 23, 2017

Study suggests a link, but one child psychiatrist says more factors than sleep may be at play

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