News tagged with health behaviors
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(HealthDay)—Prescription painkillers are second only to marijuana when it comes to drug abuse, a new government report claims.
Medications Jan 10, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Could marriage, and associated companionship, be one key to a longer life? According to new research, not having a permanent partner, or spouse, during midlife is linked to a higher risk of premature death during those midlife ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Living in a caring community may help curb teenage alcohol use, while hanging out with antisocial peers can have the opposite effect, according to Penn State researchers studying substance abuse patterns.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study casts doubt on the value of current professional treatments for teens who struggle with mental disorders and thoughts of suicide.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the wake of the horrific school shootings in Newtown, Conn. in December, three Harvard experts say the best way to curb gun violence in the U.S. is to take a broad public health approach, drawing on proven, evidence-based ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).
Cardiology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sunny with a chance of flu? That's what some health scientists are thinking, as they study the weather for clues about how to predict disease outbreaks.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bisexual men are less likely to disclose and more likely to conceal their sexual orientation than gay men. In the first study to look at the mental health of this population, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
The larger economic environment during infancy may be associated with subsequent substance use and delinquent behavior during adolescence, according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA ...
Health Dec 31, 2012 | 1.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—More than half a million adults in California seriously thought about committing suicide during the previous year, according to a new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Sleeping away from the family home is linked to health risks for badgers, new research by the University of Exeter and the Food and Environment Research Agency has revealed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical students, doctors and nurses can be taught to use a more holistic, patient-centered approach during medical consultations, focusing on the person and not just their medical complaint, finds a new ...
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Are you stressed? Results of a new meta-analysis of six studies involving nearly 120,000 people indicate that the answer to that question may help predict one's risk of incident coronary heart disease (CHD) ...
Cardiology Dec 17, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Physicians from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), together with other health organizations, are urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines each week live longer than those who don't, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Promoting the ye ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |