Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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8/15/2017
Date Nights for Overbooked Parents

Make it more than a movie, experts say

8/7/2017
'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

8/7/2017
Relationship Status Impacts Health

Outweighing wealth, social class and IQ

8/1/2017
Young Cancer Survivors Struggle to Resume Social Activities

Strains on finances, relationships and life plans take a toll, researchers find

7/27/2017
'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

7/24/2017
Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?'

Study finds most people turn their head to the right before they pucker up

7/21/2017
Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

7/18/2017
Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

7/14/2017
After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her

Females prefer sincere apologies while males opt for sex

7/6/2017
Laughter May Be a Serious Evolutionary Tool

Chuckling together might have helped humans form social groups, researchers say

6/29/2017
For Many, Friends Are Key to Happiness in Old Age

These relationships may even outstrip family when it comes to well-being, study suggests

6/16/2017
Happy Marriage, Healthier Spouses

Nurturing each other translates to nurturing your health

6/9/2017
Bed Partner Often Fuels Loved One's Insomnia

Well-intentioned tips to encourage better sleep often backfire, study finds

6/1/2017
Advocating for a Loved One

The many facets of caregiving

6/1/2017
MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

5/18/2017
Was It Love at First Smell?

Sight isn't the only sense involved in attraction to others, new research says

5/15/2017
'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

5/8/2017
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

5/3/2017
The Family That Eats Together, Benefits

Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties

4/28/2017
Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby

Mothers' support system also seems to have protective effect, study suggests

4/20/2017
What to Know About Online Dating Sites

Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

4/10/2017
These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being

People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

3/22/2017
Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

3/10/2017
The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

3/7/2017
More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

3/6/2017
Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life

Employees in better mood the next day, leading to more work engagement and job satisfaction, study contends

3/2/2017
Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones

If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

2/22/2017
Spoiler Alert! Most People Don't Want to Know the Future

Part of the concern: worry over pending unpleasant events, study found

2/21/2017
After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

2/20/2017
Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

2/17/2017
'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

2/17/2017
Your Relationship Status and Your Health

Are married, single or divorced people less stressed out?

2/14/2017
Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

2/14/2017
The Best Place to Find Your Valentine

Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin top list of best states for lovers, survey finds

2/13/2017
The Motherlode of 'Mother Love' Chemicals

Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds

2/10/2017
Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

2/6/2017
Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health

Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

2/3/2017
Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive

His weight appears to affect pregnancy success, too, study finds

2/1/2017
Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women

Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

2/1/2017
STDs and Fertility

Millions of women have had a condition that increases the risk of infertility, new study finds.

1/24/2017
Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

1/23/2017
When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Too

Anxiety is common even several years later, study finds

1/20/2017
HPV Infection in Men

More than 45 percent of men are infected with HPV, the most common sexually transmitted disease, new study finds.

1/9/2017
Do Genes Steer You to a Partner With Similar Schooling?

British study finds connections more likely when 'educational' DNA is shared

12/14/2016
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

12/12/2016
Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study

Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers report

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

11/28/2016
Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

11/22/2016
A Benefit of Back Pain Surgery: Better Sex

Operation often leads to more comfortable lovemaking, study finds

11/21/2016
Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes