Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/1/2005
Kids Can Be Taught to Eat Right

Nutrition education program yields heart-healthy results

5/31/2005
Health Tip: When Gambling Becomes Addictive

Break the habit, not the bank

5/28/2005
Give Stress a Holiday

Helpful hints for lowering daily anxieties

5/27/2005
Chronic Coughing Takes Emotional Toll

Cough that lasts for years tied to depression, experts say

5/25/2005
International Adoptees At Lower Risk of Behavior Problems

Study shows they fare better than domestically adopted kids

5/23/2005
Journal Editors Call for Clinical Trials Registry

Better public access to trial details will be prerequisite to publication

5/21/2005
U.S. Surgeon General Offers Toddler Health Tips

Monitoring, teaching and praising kids can keep them safe and feeling loved

5/20/2005
Helping Stressed Moms-To-Be Stay Healthy

Tackling tough problems together works best, researchers say

5/20/2005
Some Eating Disorder Web Sites Discourage Recovery: Study

Glorification of this often-fatal disorder is flourishing, researchers find

5/20/2005
Popular Teens Aren't Always Angels

More likely to engage in deviant behaviors like drug use, vandalism, study says

5/15/2005
Pediatricians Add Value to Parenting Classes

Study found good results in helping moms, dads with disruptive toddlers

5/13/2005
Behavior Therapy Cuts Need for ADHD Drug

Same results, at a much lower dose, when children get counseling, study finds

5/12/2005
Health Tip: A Taste of Road Rage?

Peppermint or cinnamon may help calm you down

5/11/2005
Health Tip: Use Medications Safely

Ways to avoid dosing problems and dangerous interactions

5/5/2005
Health Tip: Getting Blood Tests

Suggestions to quell your fears

4/25/2005
Drinking-and-Driving On the Rise Again

Reports of driving while impaired linked to binge drinking

4/24/2005
Golden Slumbers in the Golden Years

Web site helps older Americans get a good night's sleep

4/22/2005
Women, Young People At Highest Sunburn Risk

Behaviors may make these groups more vulnerable to skin cancer

4/22/2005
4/15/2005
College Students Underestimate Their Drinking

Widespread confusion persists as to what constitutes a 'drink,' study finds

4/7/2005
HIV-Infected Parent's Final Illness Toughest on Teens

Death may ease emotional burden, study suggests

4/7/2005
Infants Are Able to 'Read' the Mind

Their grasp of other's beliefs helps them understand people's behavior

4/6/2005
Smell, Taste of Tobacco May Ease Smoking Withdrawal

Quitters who smoked nicotine-free cigarettes felt better, study found

4/6/2005
Free, Confidential Alcohol Screening Offered

Health experts will give information, help, at sites nationwide

4/5/2005
Cognitive Therapy Successful Against Depression

It's nearly as effective as antidepressant medications, study finds

4/4/2005
Too Much Tube Time Can Turn Kids Into Bullies

Study finds a connection in children as young as 4

4/4/2005
Drinking During Pregnancy May Upset Child's 'Body Clock'

In rats, early alcohol exposure triggered adult sleep cycle changes

3/31/2005
Science Discovers Where Trust Begins

Hint: It may have something to do with love

3/31/2005
Sports Victories Spur Injuries

Assaults seem to surge when the home team wins

3/25/2005
Bullying a Big Problem in Schools

Study finds nearly half of sixth-graders face daily intimidation

3/23/2005
Sudden Stress, Exertion Can Trigger Heart Attack

But risk from any one event still low in those with heart disease, experts note

3/17/2005
ADHD Treatment Improves Teens' Grades, Confidence

Survey of parents and affected teens suggests drugs, counseling help

3/16/2005
American Youngsters Yawning Through Class

Sleep deprivation common among fifth-graders, study finds

3/14/2005
Health Tip: Are You an Alcoholic?

This quiz may provide some insight

3/11/2005
Poverty May Raise Mental Illness Risk

Study shows link between income and emotional disorders

3/10/2005
Genes Linked to Smoking, Aggressive Behavior

Specific DNA changes may alter behaviors, studies suggest

3/8/2005
Assimilation Affects Immigrants' Sexual Behavior

English-speaking Hispanic teens more likely to have sex earlier, study finds

3/4/2005
Bawdy Banter at Work Can be Constructive

Sometimes, sexual joking fosters workplace harmony, researcher says

2/24/2005
Autism Experts Collaborate to Improve Treatment

New network will set up 'centers of excellence'

2/24/2005
Spouse Most Likely Source of Elder Abuse

Tensions can rise when caring for husband or wife, study finds

2/21/2005
Targeted Messages Spur Healthy Eating in Young

Tailored approach gets college-age adults eating fruits, veggies

2/20/2005
Feel-Good Fixes Help Fight Fatigue

Simple lifestyle changes add energy to every day

2/18/2005
Lead Exposure May Help Drive Violent Youth Crime

Government must do more to reduce environmental toxin, expert says

2/17/2005
Science Points to a 'Sixth Sense'

Brain study suggests people subconsciously sense trouble ahead

2/17/2005
Health Tip: Deal With Grief

So healing can begin

2/16/2005
Single Gene Defect Could Drive Some Mental Illness

Study suggests one mutation can give rise to conditions like schizophrenia

2/14/2005
Older Adults' Memories Stress the Positive

To avoid regret, many dismiss negative aspects of important choices

2/14/2005
I Love You, You're Just Like Me

Shared traits help couples celebrate Valentine's Day for life, study finds

2/8/2005
Depressed Moms Raise Risk for Kids' Behavioral Woes

Depression during toddler years linked to antisocial tendencies

2/8/2005