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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

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

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

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

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

Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows November 25, 2016

It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . . November 23, 2016

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips November 23, 2016

Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study November 23, 2016

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

Teen 'Choking Game' Played Solo Points to Suicide Risks November 21, 2016

Kids who tried this game alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves, study finds

Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season November 20, 2016

Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers November 15, 2016

Still, too few with disorder receive behavior therapy, child psychologist says

Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids November 14, 2016

More are relying on timeouts to discipline children, study shows

Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep November 09, 2016

Study suggests a link between the devices and troubled slumber

Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight November 04, 2016

Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes November 04, 2016

Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble November 04, 2016

Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the Culprit November 03, 2016

Rather, adolescents' nocturnal tendencies a mismatch for early school start times, sleep specialist says

Could Loneliness Be an Early Sign of Alzheimer's? November 02, 2016

People with 'biomarkers' for the brain disease were more likely to feel socially detached, study finds

DNA May Influence Your Reproductive Decisions November 01, 2016

Age of first childbirth involves more than just personal choice, study suggests

Surfing Through Selfies Tied to Low Self-Esteem? October 25, 2016

Online survey also found those who checked out posted photos of others a lot had lower life satisfaction

Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study October 25, 2016

Found no change in pot use among children, but that wasn't the case for people older than 25

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