Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/2/2005
Study: Nearly One in Six Mentally Ill Homeless

Outreach and treatment could lower that number, researchers say

2/1/2005
Health Tip: When Vomiting Can't Be Explained

It may be cyclic vomiting syndrome

2/1/2005
Depression May Be Monkey Business, Too

Studies find similarities with humans in feeling blue, sense of fairness

1/28/2005
Health Tip: Resolute Resolutions

Make your New Year's resolutions last

1/27/2005
1/26/2005
Health Tip: How Your Kids React to Bad News

Televised images can cause psychological stress

1/21/2005
Health Tip: Feel Better About Yourself

Media images can promote poor self-view

12/16/2004
Health Tip: Kids Are Easy Sells

Junk food advertisers feast on kids' lack of willpower

12/10/2004
Health Tip: Live Alone?

You're less likely to eat right

12/6/2004
Should TV Ads on Sports Shows Carry a 'PG' Rating?

Study finds many commercials are laced with violence

11/29/2004
Liars Can't Hide From fMRI

Real-time brain scans spot fibbers, study finds

11/12/2004
Health Tip: Resist Temptation

Ways to avoid holiday overeating

10/27/2004
Behavior Therapy Urged for Kids with OCD

Combination with drugs most effective for compulsive behavior, finds study

10/22/2004
Health Tip: Why Women Live Longer

Or, why men die sooner

9/28/2004
Study Backs Therapy Over Sleeping Pills

But expert says insomnia trial was far too small

9/27/2004
Sprawling Communities Can Be a Health Hazard

They discourage exercise, contributing to chronic medical problems

9/23/2004
Anger Linked to Heart Disease Inflammation

It boosts blood levels of C-reactive protein, study finds

8/27/2004
Nature Outings Reduce ADHD Symptoms

'Green' treatments could provide cheap, healthy therapy for children, study says

8/25/2004
Body Asymmetry Tied to Aggression

Lashing out more common if one ear or finger is larger

8/17/2004
Combo Therapy Best for Teen Depression

Prozac plus cognitive behavioral therapy better than either alone, finds study

8/6/2004
Antidepressant Targets Two Brain Chemicals

New users should be monitored closely, FDA says

8/3/2004
Health Tip: Be a Good Sport

Show good sportsmanship at your child's games

7/23/2004
Health Tip: Sibling Rivalry

Here's how to deal with the bickering

7/9/2004
Health Tip: When It's Nyet to Napping

How to get your toddler to cooperate

6/25/2004
Health Tip: Overnight Camp

How to prepare for leaving home

6/22/2004
Health Tip: Angry Men Risk Gum Disease

Stress linked to poor oral health

6/13/2004
Parents, Public Misinformed on Bedwetting

Most still think it's a psychological problem, not a physical one

6/9/2004
Health Tip: Soothing the Shot

Making injections tolerable for kids

6/3/2004
Health Tip: New Baby, Jealous Sibling

Prepare your older child in advance

5/24/2004
Health Tip: Rock Till You Drop

Music can boost productivity

5/3/2004
Spare the Rod, Spare the Child

White kids more likely to suffer ill effects of early spanking

4/27/2004
3/24/2004
What Your Favorite Snack Says About You

A link between snack foods and personality?

3/4/2004
Skipping Meals: A Bad Idea

You could end up overeating

1/19/2004
The Sense Behind Security Blankets

They relieve separation anxiety

1/6/2004
Child Biting

Tips to help your toddler stop

12/31/2003
When School-Age Kids Need Surgery

Prepare them a week ahead

12/25/2003
Shy Teens

Tips for overcoming timidity

11/28/2003
Binge Drinking Controlled

Limit your alcohol intake

11/14/2003
Child in Need

Some signs your child may need professional help

10/31/2003
Mommy Direst

Advice for working mothers

10/24/2003
Home Alone

Is your child ready?

10/24/2003
Compulsive Gambling

Signs that it's taking over your life

10/13/2003
Health Care for College Students

Encourage your child to use campus health resources

8/15/2003
Bedtime Battles

Stick to a nightly ritual

8/13/2003
When Your Teen is College Bound

Expect to experience separation anxiety

8/12/2003
Public Speaking Panic

Visualize yourself giving your speech

7/30/2003
Sleepless in the Nursery

Let your baby fall asleep in the crib

7/28/2003
Jet Lag Drag

How to tame your body clock

7/24/2003
Laid Off? Don't Lay Back

Make finding work a full-time job