News tagged with government study
Related topics: centers for disease control and prevention
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children could be better off playing video games this holiday season than watching television, a QUT study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Ninety percent of American high school students report that some of their classmates are using illicit drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, during the school day, a new survey found.
Addiction Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Fewer than half of US adults get enough physical activity for their health, said a US government study released Tuesday.
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Government regulators and the scientific community should work to ensure that they give clear guidance to the public about dietary supplements and cancer risk, according to a commentary published April 25 in the Journal of ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Binge drinking is more common in the United States than previously thought, particularly among young adults, though the most frequent offenders are over 65, said a US government study on Tuesday.
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- More adults in the Midwest and West have suicidal thoughts than people in the rest of the country, but Rhode Island leads in suicide attempts, according to the first government study of its kind.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The United States is a world leader in rates of antidepressant use, but as many as two-thirds of Americans with severe depression are not on medication, said a government study released Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Does your teen show normal nerves about the weekend party, or always stay home? Nearly half of teenagers say they're shy, perhaps a bit surprising in our say-anything society. But a government study finds a small fraction ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Worried about bedbugs? Maybe you should be more concerned about the insecticides used to get rid of them.
Health Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 2