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Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears November 29, 2015

Kids with pets in the home were less likely to test positive for anxiety than those without, study found

Could Your 'Holiday Blues' Be Seasonal Affective Disorder? November 29, 2015

This form of depression runs in families, expert says

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study November 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

Health Tip: Keeping Anger in Check November 27, 2015

Learn to maintain your cool

Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart November 26, 2015

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds November 25, 2015

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study November 25, 2015

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Post-Op Bacterial Infection Raises Odds for Complications, Death November 25, 2015

Clostridium difficile can be devastating to patients recovering from surgery, experts say

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk November 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests November 25, 2015

Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study November 24, 2015

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say November 24, 2015

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds November 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains? November 24, 2015

Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Long-Term Relief November 24, 2015

Study shows benefits from certain treatments can last more than two years

Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates November 23, 2015

Teens less likely to buy cigarettes when promotions aren't visible, study shows

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level November 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Scientists May Have Spotted Happiness' Home in the Brain November 20, 2015

Japanese team used MRI scans to spot region most active in contented people

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

Health Tip: End Nail Biting November 20, 2015

Suggestions to help you kick the habit

Narcan Nasal Spray Approved to Counter Narcotic Painkiller Overdose November 19, 2015

First-of-its-kind drug sanctioned to reverse effects of heroin or oxycodone use

Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around? November 19, 2015

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth November 19, 2015

Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

When Do Kids Learn 'Fairness'? Culture May Matter, Study Finds November 19, 2015

Experiment sheds light on how children in different countries react to being given more than their peers

FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose November 19, 2015

Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise November 19, 2015

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy November 19, 2015

Suggestions before you conceive

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk? November 18, 2015

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health November 18, 2015

Routine schedule, whether workday or not, might cut odds of diabetes, heart disease, study suggests

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study November 18, 2015

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem November 18, 2015

Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

Tips on Making the 'Great American Smokeout' Work for You November 18, 2015

Start by smoking on a schedule, not at whim, expert says

Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study November 18, 2015

More than that doesn't add to connubial bliss, research shows

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate November 17, 2015

Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise November 17, 2015

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes November 17, 2015

Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness November 17, 2015

Finnish study suggests some people are genetically at risk of impulsiveness, even when sober

Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking November 17, 2015

Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning November 16, 2015

As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer November 16, 2015

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

Health Tip: Are You Coping With Stress? November 16, 2015

Warning signs that you may be harming your health

Envy, Thy Name Is Youth November 13, 2015

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion