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Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged December 02, 2016

Men more often resorted to violent means, while women turned to poisoning, drowning, study finds

24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart December 02, 2016

Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

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

Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk? December 01, 2016

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

'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

Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study November 30, 2016

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

Web-Based Help for Insomnia Shows Promise November 30, 2016

Interactive program aims to build better sleep habits, researchers say

Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia November 30, 2016

Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking November 30, 2016

Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears November 30, 2016

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene November 30, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries November 29, 2016

Depressed patients had disrupted connections between areas of thinking, emotional control

Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health November 29, 2016

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults? November 29, 2016

Study found 41 percent of meds that can increase drowsiness were set too high for seniors, linked to accidents

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

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

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER November 25, 2016

Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows November 25, 2016

It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

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

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . . November 23, 2016

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips November 23, 2016

Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season November 23, 2016

Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

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

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

Heated political discussions can frighten children, psychiatrists warn

'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

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study November 22, 2016

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

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

Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix November 22, 2016

Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists November 21, 2016

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

Troubled Preschoolers Not Getting Effective Treatment: Report November 21, 2016

Pediatricians' group wants to expand access to family-based therapies

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

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

Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds November 21, 2016

Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

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

Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season November 20, 2016

Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

Lifestyle, Stress May Play Role in Heart Rhythm Disorder November 19, 2016

Adopting healthy behaviors might lower risk of atrial fibrillation, study suggests

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

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients November 17, 2016

Association was seen even if patient did not have diabetes

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

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

U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction November 17, 2016

Report calls for proven medical treatments and compassion to combat the national crisis

Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex November 17, 2016

Drug contained in a once-daily insert

'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study November 17, 2016

But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success November 17, 2016

But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

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