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Teen sex not always bad for school performance

(AP) -- There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in school ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dying from dementia: NEJM editorial advocates for palliative care

A growing number of older adults are dying from dementia. In an editorial in the October 15, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Greg Sachs, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Division of General ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New relationship important for the mental health of widowers

Men who have lost their partner to cancer and who are still single four to five years after their loss run a far greater risk of developing mental illness than those who have managed to find a new partner, reveals a unique ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindful parenting shapes emotional health of youth, study shows

Young adults who were raised by parents who were supportive of them expressing emotions tend to be more emotionally healthy and report lower levels of depression and anxiety, according to a study led by a Georgia State psychology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Many people continue to smoke after being diagnosed with cancer

A new analysis has found that a substantial number of lung and colorectal cancer patients continue to smoke after being diagnosed. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The ties that bind: Grandparents and their grandchildren

Close your eyes for a moment, open your treasure trove of memories and take a step back in time to your childhood. Do you remember your grandfather gently scooping you up into his warm and comforting embrace? Or sitting by ...

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