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Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD June 23, 2017

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Regular Sleep Makes for Happier College Students June 23, 2017

When erratic snoozers improve shut-eye habits, they feel better, study finds

Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility? June 22, 2017

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia June 22, 2017

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism? June 22, 2017

Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 2017

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Suicide Risk Especially High for U.S. Farmers June 21, 2017

Other occupations have lower rates, study says

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study June 21, 2017

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Cocaine, Other Drugs Detected in Carrie Fisher's System After Her Death June 20, 2017

Actress died in December after cardiac arrest; experts say drug abuse can weaken the heart

Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort June 20, 2017

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike June 19, 2017

Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You June 19, 2017

Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests

Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report June 19, 2017

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study June 16, 2017

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

Give Dad the Gift of Health on Father's Day June 16, 2017

Exercise with him, let him get some extra sleep, men's health expert says

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels June 16, 2017

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Addicts Try to Avoid Deadly Fentanyl, But Many Tragically Fail June 16, 2017

Potent synthetic opioid now responsible for more than half of overdose deaths, study suggests

Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike June 15, 2017

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids June 15, 2017

Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report

When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise June 15, 2017

Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

As U.S. Heroin Use Reaches 20-Year High, Cost to Society Soars June 14, 2017

Tab is nearly $51,000 for each heroin user, far more than many chronic illnesses

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study June 14, 2017

But absolute risk is low, researcher says

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce June 14, 2017

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study June 13, 2017

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility June 13, 2017

Study found blocking blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive, have children

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Who Looks Obese to You? June 13, 2017

White women are expected to be thin, blacks not so much, study finds

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment? June 12, 2017

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier June 12, 2017

Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight June 12, 2017

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

Bed Partner Often Fuels Loved One's Insomnia June 09, 2017

Well-intentioned tips to encourage better sleep often backfire, study finds

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study June 09, 2017

Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend June 09, 2017

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

FDA Asks Maker of Opioid Painkiller Opana ER to Pull Drug From Market June 09, 2017

Agency says the powerful medication's risk for abuse now outweighs any benefit

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