Behavior Health News

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2/4/2008
Health Tip: When Baby is Crying

Here are possible causes and solutions

2/1/2008
Key Risk Factors for Suicide Consistent Across Globe

Sex, age, education, mental health and marital status underpin findings of 17-nation study

1/31/2008
Health Tip: Boys and Body Image

Males dwell on it, too

1/31/2008
1/28/2008
Sedentary Lifestyle Accelerates Aging

Active people biologically younger than couch potato set, British study suggests

1/24/2008
Putting on Pedometer Helps Walkers Shed Pounds

The device helps them set, meet goals, study suggests

1/16/2008
Health Tip: Keep Your Health Resolutions This Year

Suggestions to help you follow through

1/9/2008
Short Chat With Doc Can Curb Problem Drinking

But most physicians don't understand the impact their advice can have, experts say

1/5/2008
Fitness Begins at Home

Tips on getting healthy without heading to the gym

1/4/2008
Brief Chat With ER Docs Can Curb Problem Drinking

In study, 10 minutes of counseling helped people cut down on excessive alcohol use

1/4/2008
Cell Phones Put Traffic on Hold

Chatting motorists slower, less efficient than the phone-free, study finds

1/1/2008
Happy Marriage Eases Wife's Workday Tension

But marriage quality had no effect on working men's stress, study found

1/1/2008
Resolve to Get Enough Zzzzs This Year

Experts offer tips on spotting problems and achieving better, longer sleep

1/1/2008
Health Tip: Make Reading a Daily Activity

Suggestions for encouraging your child to read

12/28/2007
Most Psychiatrists Open to Discussing Spiritual Concerns

They're more likely to broach the topic with patients than are other doctors, study finds

12/27/2007
Health Tip: If You're a Shy Teen

Ways to become more comfortable

12/24/2007
'Easy Does It' Eases Holiday Stress

Take time to relax and keep hassles in perspective, experts advise

12/20/2007
Sex Ed Does Delay Teen Sex: CDC

Classes impact boys more than girls, national survey finds

12/7/2007
Cellular Disorder Might Influence Behavior

Mouse study hints at link between mitochondria, memory and socialization

12/5/2007
Overweight Kids Often Become Obese, Unhealthy Adults

Experts warn of surge in cardiovascular troubles by 2035

12/5/2007
Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners

Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus

12/5/2007
Teen Birth Rates Up for First Time in 14 Years, U.S. Reports

Birth rates among unmarried women, C-section deliveries also hit new high last year

12/3/2007
Having Twin Sister Boosts Men's Anorexia Risk

Shared fetal environment may be to blame, researchers say

12/2/2007
Holidays Don't Have to Leave You Heavier

Smart choices, even chewing gum, can help keep extra pounds at bay, expert says

11/28/2007
FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning on Asthma Drugs for Kids

Serevent and Advair need specific child warnings on side effects, pediatric panel says; action follows panel's recommendation to toughen label on flu drugs for kids.

11/26/2007
Health Tip: Put Nightmares to Bed

Deal with the cause of your bad dreams

11/22/2007
Competition Affects Your Perception of Your Paycheck

If co-workers make more, mind's reward centers are less enthused, brain scans find

11/22/2007
There's More Than Turkey Behind Holiday Yawns

General sense of relaxation also encourages midday sleepiness, experts say

11/22/2007
Health Tip: Make the Holidays More Meaningful

Suggestions for you and your children

11/21/2007
Aging Isn't About Slowing Down, Experts Say

A new program counters idea that seniors are by nature sedentary

11/18/2007
Talking With Others May Make You Smarter

Time spent socializing raised peoples' test scores, researchers say

11/16/2007
Major U.S. Autism Study Gets Under Way

Trial will track environmental, genetic factors at six sites nationwide

11/16/2007
Early Sexual Activity May Curb Teen Delinquency

'Surprising' results run counter to conventional wisdom, U.S. researchers say

11/16/2007
Diet Drug Rimonabant Tied to Depression, Anxiety

Experts caution against prescribing drug to patients who are already depressed

11/13/2007
U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High

Million-plus cases reported, as gonorrhea, syphilis rates rise for 2nd year in a row, CDC says

11/8/2007
Summer Vacation Undermines School-Based Weight Loss

Eat-healthy programs work, but kids gain back pounds during holidays, study finds

11/7/2007
Spirituality Helps Older Black Women Beat Hypertension

Drawing on their beliefs helped them stick to medication regimen, study finds

11/6/2007
Atkins Diet Can Raise Heart Risks

Other research supports moderate drinking, fasting for cardio health

11/5/2007
TV Violence May Spur Aggression in Boys

Preschoolers who watched such fare more likely to act out at 7, 10, study found

11/2/2007
Web-Based Stress Therapy Shows Promise for Vets

Self-managed care program could be expanded to other groups, study says

10/30/2007
Too Much TV Can Raise Kids' Blood Pressure

It's linked to obesity, which then triggers hypertension, study suggests

10/29/2007
U.S. Docs Taught Little About Wartime Ethics

Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo are bringing these issues to the fore, study authors say

10/26/2007
Hospital Romance May Largely Be Fiction

Life on the ward doesn't match plots of steamy novels, one doctor says

10/25/2007
Worm Study Points to Sexuality's Origins

Scientists tweaked genes to switch the wrigglers' orientation

10/25/2007
Brain Region Tied to Amphetamine Addiction

When the insula was switched off, rats lost the craving, scientists say

10/25/2007
Brain's 'Reward Chemical' May Help Spur Obesity

Fewer dopamine receptors on cells could prompt overeating, study suggests

10/24/2007
Smoking Dulls Taste for Sweets

The effect deepens over time, researchers add

10/24/2007
Body's Clock Never Adjusts to Daylight Saving Time

You can't fool Mother Nature, experts say

10/22/2007
Blood Test Catches Secret Smokers

Levels of carbon monoxide a giveaway, researcher says

10/22/2007
Sleepless Nights Make for Grumpier Brains

Mind's emotion centers less controlled when weary, MRI study shows