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Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain August 16, 2017

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

This Common Email Move Could Be a Career Killer August 15, 2017

Smiley emoji may be OK once you know someone, but not in an initial contact, study finds

Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers August 15, 2017

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds

Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run August 15, 2017

Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

Maybe That's Why It's Called Work August 14, 2017

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study August 11, 2017

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

The Positive Side of Water-Cooler Gossip August 11, 2017

How chatter can promote a better work ethic

Therapy for Kids With Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads August 11, 2017

Study found when parents become therapy partners, they become less depressed, learn to keep emotions in check

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health August 08, 2017

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter? August 08, 2017

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program August 07, 2017

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat August 07, 2017

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

Yoga May Help Ease Depression August 03, 2017

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs? August 03, 2017

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself August 01, 2017

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in third person helps keep emotions in check

Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide July 31, 2017

The news wasn't all bad, since some looked for suicide prevention, study found

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression July 28, 2017

Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life July 28, 2017

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons? July 28, 2017

Getting over an overeating habit

Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers? July 26, 2017

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has Mental Illness or Drug Problem July 21, 2017

New Jersey is the mentally healthiest state, report finds

Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot July 18, 2017

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

Many People Can't Spot a Faked Photo, Study Finds July 18, 2017

Participants only did slightly better than chance when identifying altered images

After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her July 14, 2017

Females prefer sincere apologies while males opt for sex

When Opinions Threaten Friendships July 13, 2017

How to handle hot-button issues

Med Switch Not Always Best Choice With Tough Depression July 11, 2017

Adding an antipsychotic or a second antidepressant may produce better results, researchers say

Dying May Not Be as Awful an Experience as You Think July 07, 2017

Study of people nearing their own death finds many describe the journey as surprisingly positive

Laughter May Be a Serious Evolutionary Tool July 06, 2017

Chuckling together might have helped humans form social groups, researchers say

Getting Over Guilt July 06, 2017

How to let go of past transgressions

Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People With Mental Illness July 05, 2017

Those with psychological conditions more likely to overdose or have other problems tied to painkillers

Reaching Beyond the Prescription Pad to Treat Pain June 30, 2017

Tools from clinical psychology help reduce chronic opioid use after surgery: study

Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact June 30, 2017

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior; the study finding might improve therapies

For Many, Friends Are Key to Happiness in Old Age June 29, 2017

These relationships may even outstrip family when it comes to well-being, study suggests

Depression May Worsen Health for Cancer Caregivers June 29, 2017

Identifying signs early on might help protect these loved ones, study suggests

Electric Brain Stimulation No Better Than Meds For Depression: Study June 28, 2017

Novel treatment may need to be tailored to each patient, mental health expert says

Wider Smiles Aren't the Most Pleasing June 28, 2017

Study finds showing too much teeth may be less attractive to the eye

Poor Sleep May Worsen Suicidal Thoughts June 28, 2017

Treating insomnia might help improve emotional well-being, researchers suggest

3 Simple Steps Might Reduce Opioid OD Deaths June 28, 2017

First step: Don't give addicts a prescription for opioids or anti-anxiety medications, review recommends

Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients June 27, 2017

Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say

Regular Sleep Makes for Happier College Students June 23, 2017

When erratic snoozers improve shut-eye habits, they feel better, study finds

OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

Suicide Risk Especially High for U.S. Farmers June 21, 2017

Other occupations have lower rates, study says

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort June 20, 2017

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike June 15, 2017

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce June 14, 2017

Things Mom and Dad should agree on