Behavior Health News

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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

6/24/2015
Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea

West Africans were avoiding clinics for fear of catching the deadly virus, study finds

6/23/2015
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

6/22/2015
1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

6/22/2015
Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

6/19/2015
Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

6/18/2015
Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

6/17/2015
Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia

Serotonin finding conflicts with conventional wisdom, researchers say

6/16/2015
6/15/2015
Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain

One neurological area seems key to making complex decisions at the ballot box

6/15/2015
U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

Cutting is the most common problem, followed by firearm injuries

6/12/2015
Contagious Yawning Is for the Birds, Scientists Say

Budgies get added to list of creatures that yawn when they see others do so

6/12/2015
Most Physical Activity Helps You Sleep Better

But housework and child care linked to poorer slumber

6/11/2015
Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds

In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

6/11/2015
U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

6/11/2015
Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds

Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

6/11/2015
Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

6/10/2015
Anti-Rape Program Halved Number of Campus Assaults: Study

It teaches women self-defense strategies, other coping mechanisms

6/8/2015
'Talk Therapy' May Help Persistent Sleeplessness

Relaxation techniques and sleep education safer than pills, researchers say

6/8/2015
Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier

Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

6/5/2015
College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat

Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

6/5/2015
Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism

These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

6/5/2015
Funny Thing About Humor: It May Be in Your Genes

Researchers find genetic coding boosts response to emotional stimuli

6/4/2015
Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life

Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

6/4/2015
Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Rate of first-time dads having child out of wedlock fell from 1980s to 2000s, research shows

6/3/2015
Health Tip: Invest in Your Health

Care for yourself in mind and body

6/3/2015
Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Getting picked on at age 13 tied to raised odds of poor mental health at 18, U.K. researchers report

6/3/2015
Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings

But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

6/2/2015
Office Workers, On Your Feet!

Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job

6/2/2015
Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain

They include access to unhealthy foods

6/1/2015
Money-Dependent Spouse May Be More Likely to Cheat

Threat to their masculinity explains why men might stray, researcher says

6/1/2015
High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

6/1/2015
Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

5/29/2015
Millennials Turning Their Backs on Religion

Study finds they are least spiritual generation in six decades

5/29/2015
Health Tip: Don't Use Food as a Reward

Here are suggested alternatives

5/27/2015
Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote

'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

5/26/2015
Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

5/26/2015
'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

5/26/2015
Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?

Lab experiment with 'scent samples' suggests humans pick up on others' positive emotions via sweat

5/22/2015
Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say

5/19/2015
Stressed at Work? Try 'Natural' Sounds to Relax

Noises such as running streams ease stress, boost office productivity, study found

5/19/2015
Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen

Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

5/19/2015
Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums

If the angry bouts last longer than 10 minutes

5/15/2015
Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

Study found males less likely to have their bone density checked, but suffered worse outcomes

5/14/2015
Adults With Autism Fare Poorly in Job Interviews, Study Finds

Impaired communication skills may be apparent even in those deemed 'high-functioning'

5/14/2015
Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry

Study might have you think about your 'fashion statement'

5/13/2015
Common Sports, Hobbies Often Popular Among People With Autism

Study undercuts notion that these individuals only focus on specialized pursuits

5/13/2015
'Medical Marijuana' Pill Falls Short in Dementia Study

Researchers had hoped to ease anxiety, agitation and wandering