Behavior Health News

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2/13/2013
Do Teens With Happy Home Life Have Happier Marriages?

Positive early family experiences may influence relationship satisfaction in adulthood, study says

2/13/2013
'Hovering' Moms May Take Fun Out of Play

Preschoolers in study played most cheerfully when mothers were warm but non-interfering

2/13/2013
'Cyberbullying' as Harmful as Physical Threats, Study Finds

Online activity must be considered when creating policies to combat bullying, researchers say

2/13/2013
Most Prefer That Men 'Pop the Question,' Survey Finds

Traditional views on marriage emerge in small on-campus study

2/13/2013
Valentine's Day a Show of Wealth for Single Men?

Unmarried guys spend the most, signaling their fitness as mates, expert says

2/12/2013
Facebook Users Take 'Unfriending' Seriously, Survey Finds

And talking about it makes matters even worse

2/11/2013
Poor Nutrition Can Bite Into Your Sleep, Experts Say

People with most varied diets are also best-rested, study finds

2/11/2013
Economy May Have Lasting Effect on Young People's Outlook

Satisfaction rises with age, but growing up in tough times lowers well-being overall, study suggests

2/8/2013
Infants' Inattentiveness Might Signal Later Autism, Study Says

Signs of social impairment may be evident early, research suggests

2/8/2013
People Seem More Accepting of Food Addiction Than Other Vices

But obese people are less likely to be given a pass on their eating habit, research shows

2/8/2013
Day Care May Not Raise Behavior Woes in Kids After All

Large study from Norway contradicts earlier research from U.S., whose systems differ in many ways

2/7/2013
Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk

Study found kids who were exposed to one or both before the age of 3 were more likely to be diagnosed by 6

2/7/2013
For Restaurants, Healthier Menus May Mean Healthier Bottom Line

Increasing lower-calorie choices improves sales growth and traffic, study says

2/5/2013
Drinking Imbalance Could Put Marriage on the Rocks

When one spouse imbibes and one doesn't, odds of divorce go up, study finds

2/5/2013
Smoking Rates Much Higher Among the Mentally Ill: CDC

On average, more than a third of people with psychiatric woes smoke, and they're less likely to quit

2/5/2013
Patient Involvement Lowers Health Costs, Study Says

Confidence, skill in managing day-to-day care seen as key to savings

2/5/2013
Health Tip: Eating Because You're Bored?

Don't munch when you're not hungry

2/4/2013
A Good Mood May Boost Seniors' Brain Power

Positive feelings enhance decision-making and memory skills, study suggests

2/3/2013
Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party

Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says.

2/1/2013
School Bullies Often Popular, Survey Finds

Middle school students reported that the same kids who were 'cool' were also the most aggressive

2/1/2013
Medical School Ethics Policies May Affect How Doctors Prescribe

When drug company gift restrictions are taught, physicians shy away from newly marketed meds, study says

1/31/2013
Sunshine Might Help Love Bloom, Study Suggests

French women seemed more responsive to flirting on bright days than on cloudy ones

1/31/2013
Smaller Snack Portions Just as Satisfying

Study compared cravings 15 minutes after people nibbled or gorged

1/31/2013
Some Parkinson's Patients Discover an Artistic Side

Cases suggest prescribed medicine may help unleash creativity

1/30/2013
Health Tip: Is Your Child Being Bullied?

Here are some warning signs to watch for

1/29/2013
For Some, Views on Global Warming Change With the Weather

In survey, Independent voters in the U.S. often switched opinions as thermometer rose and fell

1/29/2013
Good 'First-Time' Sex May Set Stage for Future Enjoyment

Whether loss of virginity was a positive experience or not linked to later sexual satisfaction, study finds

1/28/2013
Scientists Complete 1st Map of 'Emotional Intelligence' in the Brain

Scans of injured Vietnam vets show overlap of these skills with general intelligence

1/28/2013
'Sex With an Ex' Common Among Teens, Young Adults

About half of young couples reunite after a breakup, and half of those have sex, researchers say

1/25/2013
People Overestimate the Happiness New Purchases Will Bring

'Retail therapy' doesn't work for long, even among the most materialistic, study suggests

1/25/2013
People May Eat More When Headlines Bear Bad News

Study suggests stressing about tough times unleashes craving for calories

1/24/2013
Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Researcher says frequency, variety play a key role

1/24/2013
Drivers' Attitudes While Learning May Predict Future Road Performance

Study ties early views on unsafe behaviors to speeding tickets later

1/23/2013
Eat Too Much While Watching TV? Try Taking Smaller Bites

In study, people given preset 'sips' of soup consumed less

1/23/2013
Drivers Who Multitask Often Overestimate Their Skills

Those who do it most are least capable, study suggests

1/23/2013
Study Questions Importance of 'Triggers' in Setting Off Migraines

In research involving patients with migraine with aura, just 1 in 10 reacted to typical triggers

1/23/2013
Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds

Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

1/21/2013
More U.S. Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Finding from large study may be due to better awareness, experts say

1/21/2013
Loneliness May Take a Physical Toll

Feelings of social isolation linked to poorer immunity, more inflammation in study patients

1/21/2013
Tired Couples May Take Each Other For Granted

Less gratitude seen among those with sleep problems, researchers say

1/18/2013
Uncontrolled Risk Factors Put Stroke Survivors in Danger

Smoking, high blood pressure especially dangerous for those with subarachnoid hemorrhage

1/18/2013
Being 'Boss' at Home May Undermine Women's Ambition at Work: Study

Research suggests that taking charge of a household might curb desire for power in the office

1/17/2013
Health Tip: Curb Late-Night Snacking

Be honest about why you have the urge

1/16/2013
Top Road Rage Triggers: Cutting In, Weaving

Anger involved in nearly half of all collisions, researchers say

1/14/2013
Chimpanzees, Like Humans, Seem to Have Sense of Fairness

Study pitted chimps against children in 'Ultimatum Game'

1/14/2013
Twitter May Help Those Trying to Lose Weight

Adding 'tweets' to a weight-loss program encouraged success among participants, study finds

1/14/2013
30 Percent of U.S. Teen Girls Meet Up With Online Strangers

Study found that abused or neglected girls were more likely to do so

1/11/2013
Depressed Stroke Survivors May Face Higher Early Death Risk

Researchers recommend assessing stroke patients for mood problems

1/11/2013
Research Reveals Which Learning Methods Get an 'A'

Flash cards, pre-test quizzing work best, highlighting and rereading don't make the grade

1/10/2013
Texts, Other Distractions Tied to Errors at Work

In certain jobs, these distractions can have disastrous results, study says