Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health even decades later—but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according ...
(HealthDay)—Smoking bans may help reduce smoking among young American men, a new study finds.
(HealthDay)—A strong and loving bond with parents may help protect kids' health for decades, a new study suggests.
Having sex frequently - and enjoying it - puts older men at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. For older women, however, good sex may actually lower the risk of hypertension.
A new study suggests that psychotherapists discriminate against prospective patients who are black or working class.
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the length of time children and young adults live in poor neighborhoods is associated with obesity later in life.
Since the 1960s social policies have discouraged teen pregnancy and promoted the benefits of women having children later in life and getting married.
A new study finds some surprising ways in which women's health at midlife is connected to when they had their first child and to their marital history.
A new study of young people finds that, with one exception, whites are more optimistic—sometimes drastically so—than their minority peers about their likelihood of living to 35.
A woman's weight at birth, education level and marital status pre-pregnancy can have repercussions for two generations, putting her children and grandchildren at higher risk of low birth weight, according to a new study by ...