Behavior Health News

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8/10/2015
At Dutch Euthanasia Clinic, Requests From People 'Tired of Living'

Experts worry about 'slippery slope,' where aid in dying is more widely granted

8/10/2015
Many U.S. Adults Sext, and It May Even Help Some Relationships

Survey found three-quarters do so in context of a committed couple

8/7/2015
What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

8/6/2015
Social Life in Youth May Impact Health Decades Later

People who were more outgoing in their 20s had better well-being in their 50s, study found

8/6/2015
What Works Best to Curb a Preschooler's Bad Behaviors?

New look at the evidence supports 'time-outs,' withholding privileges or toys in some cases

8/5/2015
A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

8/4/2015
'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds

People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

8/4/2015
Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study

But findings are at odds with previous research

8/3/2015
Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term

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

7/31/2015
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

7/31/2015
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

7/31/2015
Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

Suggestions to help break the habit

7/29/2015
Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

7/29/2015
Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

Smart strategies to lower danger risk

7/28/2015
Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

7/28/2015
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

7/28/2015
Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

7/27/2015
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

7/23/2015
Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

7/22/2015
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

7/21/2015
Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

7/20/2015
Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain

Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds

7/17/2015
Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

7/17/2015
Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

7/17/2015
Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

7/15/2015
Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression

Small study contends that people who use the devices more often are likelier to have the disorder

7/15/2015
Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

7/14/2015
Cell Calls, Texts Can Distract Even If Unanswered

Just knowing you have a message can affect your performance, study finds

7/13/2015
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

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

7/9/2015
Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'

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

7/8/2015
Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

7/8/2015
Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen

Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

7/7/2015
Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People

Study findings echo those of Parkinson's patients taking meds to increase dopamine levels

7/7/2015
Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens

Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

7/7/2015
Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline

Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

7/6/2015
Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

7/6/2015
Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange

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

7/6/2015
Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

7/6/2015
Health Tip: Coping With Disaster

Here's how you might show it

7/2/2015
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

6/30/2015
Beats Common to All Music May Bring People Together

Study suggests a few basic rhythms underlie music from around the world, pulling groups closer

6/30/2015
'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

6/30/2015
1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

6/29/2015
Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

6/29/2015
Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/29/2015
Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

6/26/2015
'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids

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

6/25/2015
Small Talk Can Boost Business Deals for Men, Study Says

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

6/25/2015
Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity

Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

6/25/2015
As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say