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Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?February 05, 2016

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsFebruary 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: StudyFebruary 03, 2016

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure LaterFebruary 02, 2016

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

Views of Green Space Help Students Perform Better: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Being able to see nature led to greater stress recovery, too

Homeless Youth More Likely to Visit Drop-In Center Than ShelterFebruary 01, 2016

Services offered help teens find jobs and housing

Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up CareFebruary 01, 2016

Some receive initial treatment after diagnosis, but longer-term therapy often lacking, study finds

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies FindJanuary 29, 2016

In-person communication better at conveying emotions, and helps preteens read nonverbal cues, researchers say

Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly TollJanuary 29, 2016

Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Mental Disorders Increasing for Younger SmokersJanuary 28, 2016

Psychiatric problems showing up in those who took up the habit from the 1980s onward, researchers find

Wearable Electric Patch May Ease PTSDJanuary 28, 2016

Researchers found symptoms decreased in civilians who tried the device; vets are now being tested

Study Finds No Proof of 'Seasonal' DepressionJanuary 28, 2016

Rates of mood disorder don't vary by time of year or sunlight exposure, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of SchizophreniaJanuary 27, 2016

Analysis found gene variant prompts too much 'pruning' in brain during teen years

Suicide Risk Rises Among Family, Friends of Suicide Victims: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Social stigma can isolate those who are grieving, researcher explains

People Gamble More When They Think Things Are 'Going Their Way'January 26, 2016

Unexpected sunny days, sports team wins tied to more lottery spending, study finds

Depression Screening Should Include All Pregnant, Postpartum Women: PanelJanuary 26, 2016

As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers QuitJanuary 25, 2016

Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' BehaviorJanuary 21, 2016

The key seems to be the reasons why they borrow, study suggests

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

Could Genetics Be Key to a Nation's Happiness?January 18, 2016

People in certain countries more likely to have a gene variant linked to sensory pleasure, study finds

Trauma Care Workers at Risk for 'Compassion Fatigue'January 15, 2016

Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in SchoolJanuary 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: StudyJanuary 14, 2016

They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?January 14, 2016

Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSDJanuary 12, 2016

Military personnel who practiced the technique had reduced need for meds, study says

Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health DisordersJanuary 12, 2016

But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

Are We Programmed to Overeat in Winter?January 09, 2016

Packing on body fat was an evolutionary survival strategy, researchers say

Parents Can Play Big Role in Thwarting Teen Fights: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Changing mindset that fighting is sometimes OK could help avert violence, researchers say

Palliative Care Cuts Costs for Cancer Patients With Other Health ProblemsJanuary 08, 2016

Relieving symptoms and stress helps families as well, study says

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term HealthJanuary 08, 2016

For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

Psych Therapies May Have Long-Term Benefits for Irritable Bowel PatientsJanuary 06, 2016

Treatments might help ease gastrointestinal symptoms for at least six months, study finds

Mouse Study May Offer Clues to Mysteries of SchizophreniaJanuary 06, 2016

Loss of certain brain cells might help explain onset of symptoms, scientists say

Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study FindsJanuary 06, 2016

Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's PatientsJanuary 05, 2016

Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the DentistJanuary 05, 2016

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits

People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'January 05, 2016

Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

Men Have Greater Self-Esteem Than Women, Especially in Developed NationsJanuary 04, 2016

Study also finds that personal confidence grows with age

Families Like Looser ICU Visitation PoliciesJanuary 04, 2016

Relatives, patients happier with less restrictions on time together, surveys show

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: StudyDecember 30, 2015

Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Good Prognosis, Gloomy Outlook?December 29, 2015

Study finds quality of life may suffer, despite favorable odds

Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: StudyDecember 29, 2015

Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, TooDecember 25, 2015

Recipients say they feel less lonely, study finds

One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study FindsDecember 21, 2015

Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

Unhappiness Won't Kill YouDecember 10, 2015

Long-running U.K. study shows it's poor health that's linked to early death

Is Brain Wiring to Blame for Some Teens' Bad Behavior?December 09, 2015

Aggressive or antisocial young people may have less gray matter in key regions, study says