Study Challenges Myths About Frequent ER Users
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The widely held belief that mentally ill substance abusers are the most frequent users of hospital emergency departments is an "urban legend," a new study claims.
Join a Choir, Sing Your Way to Happiness?
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Singing in a choir might be good for your mental health, a new study suggests.
Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are happy with their bodies are better able to maintain a happy relationship, a new study finds.
Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism can benefit from a type of therapy that helps them become more comfortable with the sounds, sights and sensations of their daily surroundings, a small new study suggests.
Why Johnny Can't Sleep
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Having involved parents and feeling connected to school increase the likelihood that a teen will get sufficient sleep, a new study finds.
Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American mothers watch more TV and get less physical activity today than mothers did four decades ago, a new study finds.
Suicide Try While Young a 'Red Flag' for Lifelong Struggles, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People who attempt suicide before their mid-20s are at increased risk for mental and physical health problems later in life, a new study finds.
OMG, Guys Can Talk Like Valley Girls, Too?
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- You can talk like a "Valley Girl" -- even if you're a guy -- a new study contends.
More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than 6 percent of U.S. teens take prescription medications for a mental health condition such as depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new survey shows.
Do You Sound Tall or Small?
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Your voice might help listeners determine your approximate height without seeing you, according to a new study.