Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/15/2005
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology

Cardiovascular stress 'numbing effect' seen in those most exposed

9/15/2005
More Cancer Survivors Staying in the Workforce

Better care, less discrimination keeps them on the job, expert says

9/15/2005
Health Tip: Don't Skip Meals

It could cause you to gain weight

9/13/2005
It All Adds Up for Kindergarteners

Arithmetic seems to be innate for 5-year-olds, study suggests

9/12/2005
Heavy Drinking Boosts Stroke Risk

Five or more drinks per day raises odds for dangerous irregular heartbeat, study finds

9/9/2005
Mental Illness Hampers Diabetes Care

But schizophrenic or bipolar diabetics can take control of their disease, experts say

9/9/2005
Getting Your Zzzzs, Online

New Web site offers six-week insomnia therapy, but not all users may benefit

9/8/2005
Emotional Blows May Haunt Katrina Survivors

Experts say multiple traumas could be tough to get over

9/6/2005
Brain Serotonin Could Link Anxiety, Anorexia

The finding might lead to new treatments, researchers say

9/6/2005
Many Male Teens Fatalistic About Unplanned Pregnancy

In study, majority said they don't intend to impregnate -- but it may happen anyway

9/6/2005
Two-Year-Olds Mimic Parents' Smoking, Drinking

In pretend-shopping, some kids even picked out cigarette brands, study found

8/31/2005
Bad Investment? Blame Your Brain

Emotion centers kick in when you make financial blunders, study suggests

8/31/2005
Heroin May Impair Stress Response

Rat studies point to 'vicious cycle' that could spur abuse

8/30/2005
Plastic Surgery Not Just for Wealthy Anymore

Patients now reflect the mainstream, survey finds

8/19/2005
Violent Video Games Spur Aggression in Kids

Review of studies finds strong short-term effects, especially in boys

8/19/2005
Baby's Got Rhythm -- Really

Infants pick up on new beats better than adults, studies show

8/19/2005
Graffiti, Litter May Help Spur Obesity

And cleaner, greener environments get people exercising, study suggests

8/18/2005
Parents Have a Place in Child Psychotherapy

Family-linked treatments can fight a wide range of troubles, review finds

8/16/2005
When Tanning Becomes an Addiction

Sunbathing is a dangerous compulsion for some, study suggests

8/15/2005
Paycheck May Be Key to Happiness

'Keeping up with the Joneses' explains the link, researchers say

8/15/2005
Gambling and Alcoholism May Have Different Roots

Drinking is tied to anxiety while gamblers seek excitement, study suggests

8/10/2005
High Anxiety Can Be Deadly

It increases men's suicide risk ninefold, and triples the risk for women

8/10/2005
'Hangover' Gene Holds Clues to Alcoholism

Finding in fruit flies may yield new treatments

8/8/2005
8/2/2005
Health Tip: Helping Teens Who are Shy

How to feel more comfortable around others

7/21/2005
Brain Circuitry May Explain Cocaine Behaviors

Rat study suggests the drug disrupts key pathways

7/17/2005
Pointers to Potty-Training Progress

Step one: make sure the child is ready

7/12/2005
Cell Phone Use Quadruples Car Crash Risk

And it doesn't matter whether drivers use handheld or hands-free models, study finds

7/8/2005
Baby Talk Can Signal Language Delay

By one year, parents should expect full, intelligible words, expert says

7/6/2005
Health Tip: New Mom Returning to Work

Share your feelings with others

7/6/2005
Problem Gamblers Share Addicts' Personality Traits

They score high in impulsivity, risk-taking, experts say

7/5/2005
Health Tip: Recognizing Compulsive Gambling

Signs that it's taking over your life

7/2/2005
Summer No Break From Kids' Asthma Care

Expert suggests ways to combine the fun and the caution

7/1/2005
Drug Effective Against Autism-Linked Aggression

Risperidone improved behavior, interactions with little side effects

6/30/2005
You've Got (Healthy) Mail

Weekly e-reminders helped workers lose weight

6/30/2005
Public Program Helps Cut Kids' TV Time

The hope is that preschoolers will exercise more, lowering obesity rates

6/27/2005
Most U.S. Doctors Religious, Survey Finds

Their attendance at worship outstrips that of general population

6/27/2005
Culture Influences Cancer Care in Japan, U.S.

Study finds differences in doctors' relations with patients and their families

6/24/2005
Scared of the Dentist? You're Not Alone

Survey finds women more fearful than men -- maybe

6/21/2005
Health Tip: Considering Plastic Surgery?

How to know if you're a good candidate

6/20/2005
Little Distress From Alzheimer's Gene Test

In study, even gene carriers said they'd recommend screening to others

6/20/2005
'Frozen in Fear' May Have Ancient Roots

Humans' instinct to stay still protects against predators, experts say

6/16/2005
Lifelong Friends Make Life Longer

Strong bonds may extend life span, study finds

6/14/2005
Soaps, Music Videos Linked to Teens' Body Image

'Glamorous' lifestyles offer kids a warped reality, experts say

6/13/2005
Obesity, Smoking Speed Aging Process

Every puff and added pound makes cells old before their time, study finds

6/9/2005
Shyness May Be in the Genes

Rodent study suggests 'junk DNA' influences behavior

6/6/2005
Mental Illness Affects Many

Report finds psychological trouble will hit most Americans, often beginning in youth

6/6/2005
Making Safety Part of Summer Camp Fun

Experts issue new guidelines to parents, staff

6/5/2005
For Kids, Following the Rules Feels Good

By age 7, most understand the emotional value of behaving well, study finds

6/1/2005
Asthma, Panic Attacks May Be Linked

The finding might lead to better control of both disorders