Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/27/2008
Health Tip: Get Your Child Back to Bed

Sleeping with you isn't a good idea

5/20/2008
Teen Blood Donors More Prone to Complications

Fainting, bruising could keep this important donor pool from giving again, experts warn

5/12/2008
Problem Gambling Common Among Young Adults

U.S. survey estimates 750,000, mostly males, are hooked

5/8/2008
Computer Program Helps Drug Abusers Stay Clean

Software training supplements counseling, could also treat other psychiatric disorders

5/6/2008
Many Teen Drivers Don't Think They're Inexperienced

But a lack of experience can be deadly, say authors of a new survey

5/5/2008
Adopted Children at Slightly Higher Mental Health Risk

But the vast majority of adoptees are 'doing fine,' researcher says

5/1/2008
Exercise, Counseling Benefits Depressed Heart Failure Patients

Aerobic workouts, counseling therapy boosted physical ability, lessened melancholy

4/22/2008
4/8/2008
Health Tip: Taming a Temper Tantrum

Suggestions to calm your child

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