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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

Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S. December 07, 2016

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy December 02, 2016

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness December 01, 2016

Pop star's own battle with bipolar disorder helped to inspire new photo campaign that seeks to alter stereotypes

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds November 29, 2016

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

Are Your Kids Thankful? November 24, 2016

These tips from a child development expert will help you foster an everyday attitude of gratitude in your children

Keep Kids in Mind When Politics Intrude at Thanksgiving November 23, 2016

Heated political discussions can frighten children, psychiatrists warn

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

'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

Palliative Care Raises Quality of Life, But Doesn't Extend It November 22, 2016

Researchers find value for extremely ill patients and their caregivers, but add that it doesn't affect survival

Violent Media Often Give Rise to Nightmares November 22, 2016

Research also found viewing sexual content can lead to erotic dreams, but not as often

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

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

Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study November 18, 2016

Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being November 18, 2016

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart November 17, 2016

Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Health Tip: Thinking About Psychological Therapy? November 16, 2016

Issues that may be brought up

Depression on the Rise Among U.S. Teens, Especially Girls November 14, 2016

Report authors point to cyberbullying, social media use as possible causes, but say that hasn't been proven

PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show November 11, 2016

Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

Kids React Differently When a Beloved Pet Dies November 11, 2016

Some want a new animal right away, while others feel they need to honor the memory

Can a Community's 'Well-Being' Help You Live Longer? November 10, 2016

Study found people in more contented U.S. counties lived an extra two years or more

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

Study suggests a link between the devices and troubled slumber

Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms November 08, 2016

Suicide, overdoses are occurring when expecting and in first year of motherhood; depression a likely factor, study finds

Parents Often Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Kids November 08, 2016

Signs may include nightmares, avoiding reminders of the trauma, feeling unsafe, researchers find

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble November 04, 2016

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

Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths November 03, 2016

Researchers predict well over half a million lives would be saved over 50 years

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

Psychiatric Drugs May Reduce Ex-Prisoners' Violent Crime Rate November 01, 2016

Medications used to treat addiction cut risk in half, study says

Can Facebook Friend Requests Predict Longevity? October 31, 2016

Those most sought after as a connection on the social media site tended to live longer, study suggests

Stressful Jobs With Little Control/Shorter Life Spans? October 28, 2016

Workers with more say in their jobs had better chance of living longer, study finds

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits October 26, 2016

Early intervention reduced symptom severity years later, study finds

On-the-Job Rudeness Spreads Easily October 26, 2016

Bad behavior and disrespect can take a toll on companies' bottom line, researchers say

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

United States Ranks in Top 10 for Empathy October 23, 2016

But, study author says social media, parenting practices and bullying may one day lower America's compassion score

Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Troubled Childhood May Boost Bipolar Risk: Study October 20, 2016

Research review suggests strong link with emotional abuse

For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First' October 19, 2016

Psychologist offers tips to lower stress over bitter campaign playing out in family rooms across America

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor October 18, 2016

Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs October 17, 2016

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors October 07, 2016

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study October 06, 2016

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

Love Your Co-workers? It Could Boost Your Health October 06, 2016

Social connections on the job deliver psychological benefits, study suggests

Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health October 05, 2016

County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety October 04, 2016

Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs October 03, 2016

Voting issues may affect advice on abortion, guns, marijuana, study finds

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