Kids With Helicopter Parents May Be More Prone to Anxiety and Depression

June 27, 2016

Children with “intrusive” parents who push too hard for good grades may be more prone to become highly self-critical or anxious and depressed, a new study suggests.


Australia’s Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters

June 22, 2016

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Since tighter gun laws were introduced in Australia 20 years ago, there hasn’t been a single mass shooting in that country, researchers report.
There has also been a large decline in overall gun-related deaths in Australia since the laws were enacted, the study found.
“We are unaware of any […]


Long Work Hours May Hurt Health—Especially for Women

June 22, 2016

Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health.


Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts

June 21, 2016

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A blood test that’s used to check the health of a donor heart may not accurately predict if a heart transplant will be successful, a new study finds.
Placing less emphasis on this blood test could increase the number of hearts available for end-stage heart failure, the researchers said.
“Heart […]


Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help

June 20, 2016

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The unemployed may find help for their job search in an unexpected place — a therapist’s office.
A type of counseling called cognitive behavioral therapy teaches skills that might help people who are unemployed get a job, a new study suggests.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be used to help […]


Depression Plagues Many With COPD

June 17, 2016

By Chuck GreenHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depression among patients with the incurable respiratory illness, two new studies suggest.
One report, from scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University in England, found one in four patients with COPD suffered persistent depressive symptoms over […]


1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year

June 16, 2016

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — About one in 13 young adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide in 2013-2014, federal officials reported Thursday.
That rate of 7.4 percent translates into 2.6 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 25, researchers said.
“Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among […]


Gun Injuries More Often Fatal Now, Study Finds

June 14, 2016

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Injuries from senseless gun violence — like those witnessed in Orlando on Sunday morning — may be increasing in severity in ERs across the United States, a new study suggests.
“Americans mourn firearm-related fatalities every day,” said lead researcher Dr. Angela Sauaia, a professor of […]


Gun Violence Toll Grows More Gruesome: Study

June 14, 2016

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Injuries from senseless gun violence — like those witnessed in Orlando on Sunday morning — may be increasing in severity in ERs across the United States, a new study suggests.
“Americans mourn firearm-related fatalities every day,” said lead researcher Dr. Angela Sauaia, a professor of […]


Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors’ Group Says

June 14, 2016

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — On the heels of yet another senseless gun massacre in the United States, the nation’s leading physicians’ organization is urging more research into gun violence.
Specifically, the American Medical Association (AMA) said Tuesday that a long-standing ban on federal government research into gun violence must be lifted to better […]



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