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Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds

Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings

Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

Health Tip: Balance Work and Home Life

And feel less stressed at home

How to Get a Man to Open His Wallet for Charity

Remind him that needy causes may affect his personal interests, researchers suggest

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

Are Liberals Happier Than Conservatives?

New study suggests that may be true, but it all depends on how you define and measure happiness, researchers say

Speaking Skills Key to Getting Hired, Study Finds

Pitch for job was more convincing when evaluators heard it than when they read it

Some Emotions May Spur Urge to Pick or Pull at Skin, Hair, Nails

Study finds boredom, frustration, impatience fuel repetitive, body-focused behaviors in certain people

The More the Merrier ... and the Drunker?

Number of people drinking together influences consumption, study says

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children

Kids who were told they were better than others came to believe it, researchers report

Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study

Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S.

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse

Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep

Here are some potential triggers

Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise

Study finds ravenous people tend to purchase more nonfood items

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests

It can be as important as an attractive photo, researchers say

Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments: Study

Doctors' claims that this is fueling increasing health costs unwarranted, expert says

Smile! Your Dog Is Watching

Canines can discern difference between happy and angry expressions, study contends

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep, Study Reports

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims

But researchers can't pinpoint why they outlived Republicans, Democrats over 30 years