Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/31/2005
Mom's IBS Can Affect Child's Care

They're often overprotective of children's gastro complaints, study finds

10/24/2005
Don't Work Your Heart Out

Stressful jobs and unfair bosses can raise cardiac risks, study finds

10/17/2005
Americans Look for Health on the Menu

Survey finds nutrition plays increasing role in dining-out choices

10/13/2005
AA Plus Counseling Helps Beat Alcoholism

Study finds the two together work best to prevent relapse

10/13/2005
No Link Between Family Alcoholism, Child's First Drink

Kids who try alcohol early do so for other reasons, study finds

10/6/2005
The 'Typical' American Doesn't Exist

National stereotypes are almost always wrong, global survey finds

10/6/2005
Mental Illness Behind Self-Harm Often Undiagnosed

ER staffs aren't picking up on underlying causes in young patients, study finds

10/5/2005
Brain Proteins May Raise Alcoholism Risk

In rat study, two compounds boosted booze-craving behaviors

10/5/2005
Drug Helps Teens Kick Opiate Abuse

Three-quarters treated with buprenorphine stuck with therapy, study found

10/4/2005
Majority of Americans Becoming Overweight or Obese

Thirty-year survey showed nine out of 10 men packed on excess pounds

10/3/2005
Docs Must Talk to Patients About Secondhand Smoke

More Americans are threatened by 'passive' than active smoking, experts point out

10/3/2005
TV Time Disrupts Tots' Sleep

New study supports guidelines limiting young children's tube time

10/3/2005
More American Kids Eating Deep-Fried Fast Foods

Numbers doubled in just three years, one study found

9/29/2005
Music Keeps Heartbeat Humming

Slower rhythms produce the most relaxing health effects, study finds

9/29/2005
Married Women Report More Sexual Woes Than Singles

But new U.K. survey finds the opposite is true for men

9/28/2005
College Students Overestimate Peers' Drinking

These misperceptions boost on-campus alcohol abuse, study finds

9/27/2005
Scientists Close in on the 'Daredevil' Gene

A single gene may help drive tendency to risky behaviors

9/26/2005
When Red Sox Are Hot, ER Visits Cool

Sick or injured fans put troubles on hold to watch the game, study suggests

9/23/2005
Experts Define Traits Driving Eating Disorders

Perfectionism, anxiety and age at first period are all key, they say

9/22/2005
Caregivers in Unsafe Areas at Risk for Poor Blood Sugar Control

Stress, plus lack of exercise may contribute, researchers say

9/21/2005
I'd Shake Your Hand, But ...

... new public restroom study shows Americans aren't washing up like they should

9/21/2005
Courage and Caring Amid Katrina's Chaos

Volunteer health workers offered help to desperate thousands

9/20/2005
Toll-Free Hotline Will Offer ADHD Answers

Experts will be on hand Thursday via phone and Internet

9/19/2005
Moms' View on Family Meal Influences Kids' Weight

Families that eat together may stay slim together, study finds

9/16/2005
Teen Smoking Retains Its Cool

Study finds junior high's 'in crowd' more likely to light up

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