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

One tip: focus on American culture, researchers say

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

Spoiler Alert! Most People Don't Want to Know the Future February 22, 2017

Part of the concern: worry over pending unpleasant events, study found

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings February 21, 2017

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides February 20, 2017

Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them February 17, 2017

Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

The 'Selfie' Paradox February 13, 2017

People love their own, but aren't so crazy about others' on social media, study finds

Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later February 13, 2017

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care February 10, 2017

But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens February 08, 2017

Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contends

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain February 08, 2017

Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run February 06, 2017

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People February 03, 2017

'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

Sleep: The Great Motivator February 03, 2017

With adequate rest, you're more likely to stick to your resolutions, neurologist says

The Shame of 'Fat Shaming' January 31, 2017

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

No Torture, Psychologists' Group Says to Trump January 27, 2017

President urged to continue ban on 'inhuman' practices like waterboarding

Deportation Fears Tied to Poor Birth Outcomes for Hispanics January 25, 2017

After immigration raid, women had increased risk of preterm birth, low birth weight babies, research contends

Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin January 24, 2017

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

Does 'Juvy' Confinement Jeopardize Long-Term Health? January 23, 2017

It may be time for U.S. to explore alternatives for wayward youths, studies suggest

Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds January 20, 2017

But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions January 20, 2017

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All January 20, 2017

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests January 19, 2017

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders January 18, 2017

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too January 17, 2017

Certain men at greater risk, doctors say

Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit January 16, 2017

But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

Watching Others 'Vape' May Trigger Urge to Smoke January 13, 2017

Newer e-cigarettes boost same impulses as real cigarettes, researcher says

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes January 09, 2017

Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor' January 06, 2017

Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

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

Making New Year's Resolutions That Last December 30, 2016

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

For Better Results From Customer Service, Don't Make It Personal December 26, 2016

Study suggests words like 'great' and 'fine' also help

Are Your Gifts Always Getting Returned? December 24, 2016

Think about how the recipient will use the gift, study suggests

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities December 19, 2016

Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

Sometimes the Holidays Aren't Always Jolly December 17, 2016

Take steps to prevent depression, and learn to spot signs that you may need help

Subway Surveillance Video Provides Clues to Suicidal Behavior December 15, 2016

Leaving belongings on platform and pacing yellow line among troubling signs, researchers say

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds December 15, 2016

Report highlights need for accurate screening

Women Denied an Abortion Endure Mental Health Toll: Study December 14, 2016

Finding conflicts with previous research that found abortion caused mental health problems

The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years December 14, 2016

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

1 in 6 U.S. Adults Takes a Psychiatric Drug: Study December 12, 2016

Whether the medicines over-prescribed is up for debate, psychiatrists say

For People With Mental Health Woes, Pets Can Be Invaluable December 09, 2016

6 out of 10 patients put furry or feathered friends at the top of their support list, study finds

Health Tip: Help Kids Develop Healthy Ambition December 09, 2016

Offer encouragement, but don't overdo it

Turning to an Ancient Art to Help Ease PTSD in Veterans December 08, 2016

Small study suggests that Tai Chi could reduce symptoms, but a larger trial is needed

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

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden December 07, 2016

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

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