Behavior Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
2/7/2005
Health Tip: Taking Your Medicine

In some cases, it's a lifelong commitment

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