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Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows August 01, 2014

They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater? August 01, 2014

Controlling eating habits

Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time August 01, 2014

Be strict about when it's forbidden

Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds July 31, 2014

But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

Burnout Common Among Transplant Surgeons, Study Reveals July 31, 2014

40 percent admit to feeling emotionally exhausted, researchers report

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink July 31, 2014

Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia July 30, 2014

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders July 30, 2014

Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms July 30, 2014

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC July 30, 2014

Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia July 30, 2014

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk? July 30, 2014

Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan July 30, 2014

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes July 29, 2014

Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations July 29, 2014

But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study July 29, 2014

Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism July 29, 2014

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan July 28, 2014

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions July 28, 2014

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats July 28, 2014

Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study July 28, 2014

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness July 28, 2014

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying July 28, 2014

Such as a sudden desire to avoid school

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows July 15, 2014

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds July 15, 2014

American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds July 15, 2014

The bigger, the better, researchers say

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show July 15, 2014

Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color July 14, 2014

Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat July 14, 2014

But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends July 14, 2014

Study says DNA between close friends is as similar as that between 4th cousins

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia July 14, 2014

But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia July 14, 2014

Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp? July 14, 2014

New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds July 14, 2014

Social support might be the key, researcher says

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Health Tip: Giving Children Chores July 14, 2014

Can help boost self-esteem

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early? July 14, 2014

Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds July 11, 2014

Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer July 11, 2014

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion July 10, 2014

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

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