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Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids news

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings news

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone news

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study news

But more recent symptoms may be part of the disease

These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being news

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

For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll news

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use news

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age news

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

Climate Change May Cloud Americans' Mental Health: Report news

Projected weather-related disasters will fuel anxiety, depression, psychologists' group warns

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause news

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse news

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

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk news

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia news

A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'? news

Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work news

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression news

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed

Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis news

Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis? news

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk news

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues news

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain news

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

Dealing With Diabetes Distress news

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too news

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

Screen Time and Teen Time news

Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day news

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

Mental Health

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat news

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame news

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care news

As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol news

Drinking down 11 percent in states where liquor retailers must post signs, study finds

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street? news

In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency news

Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime news

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women news

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin news

Study suggests the drink, as well as liquor, are both tied to a higher risk for rosacea

Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs news

New method helped quell undesirable behavior by recognizing dementia patients' unmet needs

Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young news

Researchers say interventions should come earlier in life for disadvantaged children

What to Know About Online Dating Sites news

Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment news

Improving the lives of children around the world would reap huge returns, study says

Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory? news

Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot news

Survey found smoking-plus-drinking was favored, and findings could point to better ways to quit both

A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD news

Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids news

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples news

Survey found those who'd exchanged vows were better off physically and mentally than their single peers

No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat news

Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy news

Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings news

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone news

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook? news

Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces news

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

Stress Buster news

Building resilience, the key to overcoming adversity

General Health

Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame news

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care news

As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency news

Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women news

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

Health Highlights: April 21, 2017 news

  • Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Distributors, Retailers Over Opioid Crisis
  • No Change in George H.W. Bush's Condition
  • New Mosquito Control Approach Field Tested in Florida
  • Banquet Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese Recalled

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes? news

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street? news

In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime news

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella news

Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

What to Know About Online Dating Sites news

Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment news

Improving the lives of children around the world would reap huge returns, study says

Health Highlights: April 20, 2017 news

  • NYC to Raise Cigarette Prices to Highest in U.S.
  • Obama Funding to Fight Opioid Abuse to be Handed Out by Trump Administration

When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way news

These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory? news

Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS news

First step was to test its safety in small trial of 6 people

Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs news

Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report

Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S. news

Substance abuse and mental illness common among those injured, study says

Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma news

Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

Health Highlights: April 19, 2017 news

  • Running Can be Socially Contagious: Study
  • Hospital Inspection Details May Soon be Public
  • Iowa Abortion Bill Sent to Governor
  • George H.W. Bush Back in Hospital
  • Progress Being Made Against Neglected Tropical Diseases: WHO

A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD news

Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain? news

In study, mice regained memory skills after transfusion of human umbilical cord blood

Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S. news

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure

Health Highlights: April 18, 2017 news

  • Veterans Will Get Care At CVS Clinics Under VA Pilot Program
  • Las Vegas Could Be First U.S. City to Install Needle Vending Machines
  • Having an Epiphany? It's in Your Eyes

Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy news

Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds