Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/24/2008
Sex Ed Can Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Study also suggests it won't boost sexual activity among youth

3/20/2008
Give and Be Happy

In study, people felt better dispersing gifts than buying things for themselves

3/20/2008
Monkey Brain Gives Clues to Human Interaction

Neurological responses to sexual, social cues may mimic those of people, scientists say

3/6/2008
Health Tip: Putting Your Child to Bed

Improve the child's chances for a good night's sleep

3/4/2008
Health Tip: Appreciate Your Body During Pregnancy

Maintain a healthy body image, positive outlook

2/26/2008
Teen Aggression May Really Be a State of Mind

Study finds biological differences in brains of combative kids

2/25/2008
Many Patients Fail to Take Drugs After Heart Attack

One in five prescriptions were never filled after hospital discharge, study found

2/19/2008
Health Tip: Timeouts for Toddlers

Safely teach your child right from wrong

2/15/2008
Unlike Fine Wine, Crabby People Don't Age Well

Seniors who reported more interpersonal conflicts had more health problems, study found

2/8/2008
Heart Attack Seldom Leads to Healthier Diet

Most patients were still eating poorly one year later, study found

2/4/2008
Eye Blinks May ID Fetal Alcohol Exposure

Study links a brain area to later learning deficits

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

Here are possible causes and solutions

2/4/2008
Parental Drinking Boosts Teen Alcohol Risks

Abuse hinders parenting ability, leading to risky environment, study says

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