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Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term August 03, 2015

Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias August 03, 2015

Middle-aged man is target of heating, cooling standards, researchers say

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age July 30, 2015

Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse July 29, 2015

Special task force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to narcotic meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests July 28, 2015

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds July 27, 2015

More people are genuinely changing attitudes, and not just bowing to cultural pressures

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options July 27, 2015

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop July 25, 2015

Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking July 24, 2015

British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds July 23, 2015

But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study July 21, 2015

Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes July 20, 2015

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots July 20, 2015

Finding was based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too July 17, 2015

Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking

Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers July 17, 2015

Upping the dosage didn't alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors

Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer July 16, 2015

Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

Health Care Workers Harbor Biases About Sexual Orientation: Study July 16, 2015

Findings show need for sensitivity training, expert suggests

Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men July 14, 2015

It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory July 10, 2015

It says specific reasons teens try pot are better predictors of future drug use

Testosterone Treatments Won't Help Men With Ejaculatory Issues July 09, 2015

Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers July 09, 2015

People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping' July 09, 2015

Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems July 08, 2015

Though still experimental, it measures key qualities of sperm, researchers say

Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds July 07, 2015

Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients July 07, 2015

Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller? July 07, 2015

People with a history of smoking or abusing drugs at highest risk of long-term use, study found

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together July 06, 2015

Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange July 06, 2015

Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult July 03, 2015

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism? July 02, 2015

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach June 30, 2015

Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds June 30, 2015

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds June 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids June 26, 2015

Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts June 26, 2015

5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships

Small Talk Can Boost Business Deals for Men, Study Says June 25, 2015

Women get fewer bonus points from chatting because it's expected of them, researcher suggests

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100 June 25, 2015

But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say June 25, 2015

Supreme Court decision to support it would also boost well-being of couples, according to social scientists

Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds June 24, 2015

Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk June 23, 2015

Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives June 18, 2015

Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study June 16, 2015

Research shows no uptick in use among adolescents after states gave the nod to medical pot

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds June 15, 2015

Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns June 15, 2015

Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds June 11, 2015

Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

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