Women Now Starting to Match Men’s Drinking Habits, and That’s Bad

November 25, 2015

American women are catching up to men when it comes to using and abusing alcohol.

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

November 25, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who live with constant road noise may face a higher risk of developing depression, researchers say.
The risk was about 25 percent higher for people living in areas with a lot of traffic, compared to those living in areas with little road noise. However, the […]

Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Long-Term Relief

November 23, 2015

By Christine ChenHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For some people with chronic fatigue syndrome, two types of treatment can provide long-term benefits, new research suggests.
Chronic fatigue syndrome is characterized by extreme, debilitating fatigue that doesn’t go away with rest, and lasts for six months or more, hindering normal, everyday activity. There is […]

Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids’ Smoking Rates

November 23, 2015

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers may be less likely to buy cigarettes in convenience stores if tobacco ads and products are out of sight, according to a new study.
Hiding cigarettes and other tobacco products could reduce teens’ risk of trying these products in the future, RAND Corp. researchers found.
“These findings suggest limiting […]

This Is Where Happiness Lives in Your Brain

November 23, 2015

Scientists are a bit closer to figuring out where happiness resides in the brain.

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm

November 20, 2015

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teasing overweight girls about their weight can cause lasting harm to their self-image and might increase their risk of eating disorders, a new study suggests.
“Weight status may be a more sensitive issue for children who are overweight or obese, and being teased about it may elicit a stronger […]

Do Men ‘Eat to Impress’ When a Woman’s Around?

November 20, 2015

A new study suggests that men consume much more food when they dine with women.

When Relationships Get Rocky, Husbands and Wives Cope Differently

November 20, 2015

Problems in long-term marriages trigger much different responses in wives and husbands.

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

November 20, 2015

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Daughters who were born to older mothers may be at increased risk for stress, anxiety and depression when they reach young adulthood, a new study suggests.
Researchers followed 1,200 Australians born between 1989 and 1991 for two decades. They found that daughters born to mothers who were aged 30-34 […]

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds

November 20, 2015

By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers who take drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to be bullied as their peers who don’t have ADHD, a new study suggests.
The risk of being bullied is even greater if the teens sell, trade or give […]

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