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Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men October 13, 2015

Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: Study October 13, 2015

Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds October 13, 2015

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller Addiction October 12, 2015

People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds

Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children October 12, 2015

Study finds lithium can benefit pediatric patients, at least for the short term

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors October 12, 2015

Shortage of child psychiatrists helps explain findings, expert says

Telecommuting Isn't Always a Win-Win Situation October 09, 2015

Employees and employers have to plan for potential problems, researchers say

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance October 09, 2015

For low-income kids, moving every year may hurt math skills, behavior, study suggests

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds October 09, 2015

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place

Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds October 09, 2015

Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments

Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence October 08, 2015

Scientists say they can help predict which personnel may need intensive intervention

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health October 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study October 07, 2015

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery October 07, 2015

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

PTSD Can Affect Female Vietnam War Vets, Too: Study October 07, 2015

They're at higher risk than women stationed in U.S. during the same time

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment October 07, 2015

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital October 06, 2015

These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study Suggests October 06, 2015

But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression October 06, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters October 06, 2015

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys

California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Right-to-Die Bill Into Law October 06, 2015

Doctors can now prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful October 05, 2015

Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises

Making Sense of the Email Avalanche October 05, 2015

Researchers examine who responds to whom, how quickly, when and why

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study October 05, 2015

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids October 05, 2015

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study October 05, 2015

Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study October 02, 2015

Patients more likely to go home within a month if facility handles more than 24 such cases a year

Transgender Discrimination Linked to Risky Health Behaviors October 02, 2015

Prejudice may make smoking, alcohol abuse, drugs, suicide attempts more likely, study finds

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude October 02, 2015

It can lead to a change in attitude

Do You Blame a Higher Power When You Get Sick? October 02, 2015

'Negative spiritual beliefs' may lead to worse health, compared to positive beliefs, study suggests

Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study Finds October 01, 2015

For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids October 01, 2015

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

Sender Often Focus of Mobile Tweets, Study Says October 01, 2015

Social media posts from stationary devices appear less egocentric

Science Probes Why Beauty Is In Eye of the Beholder October 01, 2015

Study of twins offers insight into people's wide-ranging definitions of attractiveness

'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S. October 01, 2015

Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: Study October 01, 2015

But research doesn't prove one causes the other

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion September 30, 2015

Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC September 30, 2015

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

U.S. Combat Deaths Declined Under 'Golden Hour Policy': Study September 30, 2015

Under 2009 Pentagon rule, injured soldiers must be transported to treatment centers within 60 minutes

'Placebo Effect' Might Help Predict Response to Depression Treatment September 30, 2015

Those who improved with fake drug benefited from antidepressants, study found

Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report September 30, 2015

Experts say poverty may be the root of the problem, interventions are lacking

Abused Women Struggle With More Severe Menopause Symptoms: Study September 30, 2015

Doctors should seek evidence and encourage patients to report verbal or physical batterings, expert says

Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause September 30, 2015

Women who reported insomnia were less sexually active, study finds

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

Health Tip: Don't Drink and Drive September 30, 2015

How to avoid driving while intoxicated

Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study September 29, 2015

Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says