Behavior Health News

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10/19/2017
Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?

Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

10/19/2017
The Upsides and Downsides of Telecommuting

Review suggests need for clearer boundaries between work, personal life

10/18/2017
Schizophrenia Affects Brain's Communication Network

Finding may help spur new research

10/16/2017
States That Make You Wait to Buy Guns Have Fewer Deaths: Study

Time to 'cool off' may prevent some homicides and suicides

10/16/2017
A 3x10 Exercise Plan That'll Work for You

Break up workouts into bite-sized blocks

10/13/2017
Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance

In small study, most felt more comfortable sharing emotions, resolving problems with a male buddy

10/10/2017
10/9/2017
Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects

In study, binge drinking 6 times a month lowered chances of full-time employment later

10/4/2017
Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline

Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

10/3/2017
Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk

Intensity of exercise didn't matter, and benefit leveled off after 2 hours of activity, study finds

10/3/2017
Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur

Study found chances of lawsuits, large payouts weren't higher when hospitals took responsibility for error

10/2/2017
Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness

But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

9/20/2017
Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News?

Trust the evidence, not your 'gut,' study suggests

9/19/2017
Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

9/13/2017
Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

9/12/2017
Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

9/11/2017
Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain

Those who checked daily even lost a little bit

9/10/2017
Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

9/8/2017
Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens

Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

9/7/2017
Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

9/7/2017
Acid Reflux? Try Going Vegetarian

Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medications

9/4/2017
Back to School, Back to Planning for Kids With Autism, ADHD

Thinking ahead and keeping a calendar with important dates can help make transition smoother

9/1/2017
Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike

Study found the joy it brings is a bigger factor than wanting to exercise

8/31/2017
Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

8/31/2017
E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But …

… Only if vaping is done 2 of every 3 days a month, study finds

8/31/2017
Need Help Getting Organized?

Start by streamlining your surroundings

8/31/2017
Play It Smart: Stay in School for a Healthier Heart

College degree may reduce your risk of cardiac disease by one-third, study suggests

8/30/2017
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

8/28/2017
Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

Study found fluctuations in pounds shed over a year of dieting predicted poorer results

8/25/2017
Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?

These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

8/25/2017
Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

8/24/2017
After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

8/22/2017
He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers

Study finds one spouse's views on the other's spending can bring conflict that undermines relationship

8/21/2017
Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines

Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates

8/21/2017
Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks

Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds

8/18/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars

Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

8/18/2017
Binge-Watching TV and Your Health

Binge-watching TV may be a risk factor for poor sleep, study finds

8/16/2017
Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

8/15/2017
Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

8/15/2017
Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds

8/14/2017
Maybe That's Why It's Called Work

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

8/13/2017
Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

8/11/2017
The Positive Side of Water-Cooler Gossip

How chatter can promote a better work ethic

8/11/2017
Therapy for Kids With Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads

Study found when parents become therapy partners, they become less depressed, learn to keep emotions in check

8/9/2017
Is Ancient Bone Evidence of Cannibalistic Rite?

Engravings appear rich in symbolic connotations, British researcher says

8/8/2017
Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

8/8/2017
Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

8/8/2017
Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter?

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

8/4/2017
Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

8/3/2017
Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn