Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
Health Tip: Talk To Your Kids About a Tragedy

And recognize signs that they may not be coping

Decline in U.S. Teen Drug Abuse Means Less Crime, Violence

New stats show fighting, theft, gun use all down

Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?

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

The Upsides and Downsides of Telecommuting

Review suggests need for clearer boundaries between work, personal life

Schizophrenia Affects Brain's Communication Network

Finding may help spur new research

States That Make You Wait to Buy Guns Have Fewer Deaths: Study

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

A 3x10 Exercise Plan That'll Work for You

Break up workouts into bite-sized blocks

Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance

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

Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects

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

Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline

Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

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

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

Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness

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

Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News?

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

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

Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts

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

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

Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain

Those who checked daily even lost a little bit

Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains

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

Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens

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

Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

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

Acid Reflux? Try Going Vegetarian

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

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

Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike

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

Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds

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

E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But …

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

Need Help Getting Organized?

Start by streamlining your surroundings

Play It Smart: Stay in School for a Healthier Heart

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

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

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

Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?

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

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

After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

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

Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines

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

Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks

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

'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

Binge-Watching TV and Your Health

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

Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers

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

Maybe That's Why It's Called Work

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

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

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

The Positive Side of Water-Cooler Gossip

How chatter can promote a better work ethic

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

Is Ancient Bone Evidence of Cannibalistic Rite?

Engravings appear rich in symbolic connotations, British researcher says

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

Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health

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

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter?

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