Behavior Health News

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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

5/13/2015
Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls

Finding might lead to improvements in how disorder is diagnosed, treated based on sex, researcher says

5/12/2015
Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage

Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

5/12/2015
Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

5/8/2015
Think More Sex Will Make You Happier? Think Again

Study of straight married couples found no emotional boost with more activity in the bedroom

5/8/2015
Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds

U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

5/7/2015
Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

5/7/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/7/2015
5/6/2015
Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?

Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

5/6/2015
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study

LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

5/6/2015
Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents

Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

5/6/2015
Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Researchers say yes, but potential consequences are unclear

5/6/2015
3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

5/5/2015
Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds

Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

5/5/2015
Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

Healthy habits are a good foundation

5/4/2015
5/1/2015
5/1/2015
When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

5/1/2015
How to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

4/30/2015
Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight

Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

4/30/2015
Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure

Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

4/28/2015
Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

4/28/2015
Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls

They're more likely to show social awkwardness rather than physical symptoms, study finds

4/22/2015
For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

4/21/2015
Training Programs for Parents Tied to Better Behavior in Kids With Autism

Behavior management strategies seemed to make a difference, study found

4/21/2015
Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation

Report highlights need for more services for this age group

4/21/2015
Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal

Skip the 'clean plate club' rule