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European Study: Socioeconomic Status Strongly Tied to BMI in Kids

EUROPEAN STUDY: SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS STRONGLY TIED TO BMI IN KIDS

A new European study finds a strong link between a family's socioeconomic status and children's body mass index . The findings, published...

Kids' Risk of Attempting Suicide Doubles If Parent Uses Opioids

KIDS' RISK OF ATTEMPTING SUICIDE DOUBLES IF PARENT USES OPIOIDS

New research shows a connection between two epidemics in the U.S.: The rising suicide rate among young people and the increase in opioid...

 
 
 
Reading With Toddlers Can Benefit Kids and Parents Both

READING WITH TODDLERS CAN BENEFIT KIDS AND PARENTS BOTH

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting, while their children are less likely to...

Broccoli Sprout Compound May Help Restore Brain Chemistry Imbalance in Schizophrenia

BROCCOLI SPROUT COMPOUND MAY HELP RESTORE BRAIN CHEMISTRY IMBALANCE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA

In a series of recently published studies in humans and animals, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified certain...

 
 
 
Rapid Change in Weight Linked to Higher Dementia Risk in Older Adults

RAPID CHANGE IN WEIGHT LINKED TO HIGHER DEMENTIA RISK IN OLDER ADULTS

Older adults who experience significant weight gain or loss within a couple of years may be at greater risk of dementia, according...

Regular Word and Number Puzzles Tied to Sharper Mind in Older Adults

REGULAR WORD AND NUMBER PUZZLES TIED TO SHARPER MIND IN OLDER ADULTS

Older adults who regularly play word and number puzzles tend to have sharper brain function, according to new U.K. research published...

 
 
 
Mom's Support When Dad Cares for Baby Key to How He Sees Their Relationship

MOM'S SUPPORT WHEN DAD CARES FOR BABY KEY TO HOW HE SEES THEIR RELATIONSHIP

How a new father feels about his changing relationship with his partner may depend in part on how much support he feels from her when...

Schizophrenia, Epilepsy May Hike Risk of Early Death

SCHIZOPHRENIA, EPILEPSY MAY HIKE RISK OF EARLY DEATH

Patients with both schizophrenia and epilepsy are particularly vulnerable to early death, according to a new Danish study from Aarhus...

 
 
 
Link Established Between Insomnia and Memory Problems

LINK ESTABLISHED BETWEEN INSOMNIA AND MEMORY PROBLEMS

Chronic insomnia disorder, which affects approximately 10 percent of adults, has a direct negative impact on the cognitive function...

Mindfulness App Helps to Stop Smoking by Changing Brain Activity

MINDFULNESS APP HELPS TO STOP SMOKING BY CHANGING BRAIN ACTIVITY

Emerging research suggests a smartphone app that helps people stop smoking reduces activity in a brain region typically stimulated...

 
 
 
Cyberbullying Linked to Poor Sleep, Depression in Teens

CYBERBULLYING LINKED TO POOR SLEEP, DEPRESSION IN TEENS

Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, according...

Genes May Play Role in Whether You Have A Dog

GENES MAY PLAY ROLE IN WHETHER YOU HAVE A DOG

An individual's genetic makeup may significantly influence his or her choice to own a dog, according to a team of Swedish and British...

 
 
 
British Study: Male Postnatal Depression Under-recognized, Under-appreciated

BRITISH STUDY: MALE POSTNATAL DEPRESSION UNDER-RECOGNIZED, UNDER-APPRECIATED

A new study from the UK shows that signs of postnatal depression in men is frequently not recognized. Researchers found that observers...

Mental Well-Being in Early Midlife May Predict Activity Levels a Decade Later

MENTAL WELL-BEING IN EARLY MIDLIFE MAY PREDICT ACTIVITY LEVELS A DECADE LATER

A new Finnish study finds that 42-year-olds who scored high in tests of mental well-being were more physically active at age 50 compared...

 
 
 
Optimism, Self-Compassion, Income Tied to Better Mental Health in Older Adults

OPTIMISM, SELF-COMPASSION, INCOME TIED TO BETTER MENTAL HEALTH IN OLDER ADULTS

Getting older is widely linked to declining cognitive, physical and psychological health. In a new study, researchers looked at how...

Watching TV Cuts Into Preschoolers' Sleep Time

WATCHING TV CUTS INTO PRESCHOOLERS' SLEEP TIME

A new study finds that preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who do not have daily screen exposure. University...

 
 
 
Inflammation Tied to Anhedonia in Women but Not Men

INFLAMMATION TIED TO ANHEDONIA IN WOMEN BUT NOT MEN

Inflammation appears to increase anhedonia - a loss of enjoyment in things or activities - in women, but not in men, according to a...

Teen Girls May be More Vulnerable to Bullying Than Boys

TEEN GIRLS MAY BE MORE VULNERABLE TO BULLYING THAN BOYS

Girls are bullied more often than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to a new study published...

 
 
 
What Links Appendix Removal to Greater Risk for Parkinson's?

WHAT LINKS APPENDIX REMOVAL TO GREATER RISK FOR PARKINSON'S?

Patients who have their appendix removed are at greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease than those who still have their appendix,...

Kids With Immigrant Dads at Greater Risk for PTSD

KIDS WITH IMMIGRANT DADS AT GREATER RISK FOR PTSD

A new study finds that children with immigrant fathers are much more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder . The register-based...

 
 
 



Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s, has died. Read more ...

At least 2 dead after tornado hits Oklahoma, officials say

At least 2 dead after tornado hits Oklahoma, officials say

An Oklahoma deputy has confirmed that multiple people were taken to a hospital Saturday night after severe storms hit the Oklahoma City area. Read more ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump's recent support of Kim Jong Un...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump's recent support of Kim Jong Un, saying they agree on Biden

In an interview with NBC News , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended President Trump for agreeing with Kim Jong Un's comments about Joe Biden. Trump said... Read more ...

Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

MONACO - Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Read more ...

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident

AUBURN, Ala. - Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg says there is 'no question' that Trump faked a disability to...

Pete Buttigieg says there is 'no question' that Trump faked a disability to avoid fighting in Vietnam

Mayor Pete Buttigieg - 2020 presidential candidate - said that there is "no question" that President Trump faked a disability to avoid serving in the Vietnam War. Buttigieg... Read more ...

Stan Lee's former manager was arrested on elder abuse charges after...

Stan Lee's former manager was arrested on elder abuse charges after allegedly trying to control his money before his death

Stan Lee's former business manager Keya Morgan was arrested on elder abuse charges. Before Lee's death in November, Morgan allegedly controlled who could get near him and tried... Read more ...

Indy 500: Live race updates, results, highlights from Indianapolis Motor...

Indy 500: Live race updates, results, highlights from Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sporting News is providing live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the 103rd running of the Indy 500. Follow along here for the full results from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read more ...

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Peru was devastated by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that spread hundreds of miles early Sunday - the biggest in the world so far this year. Buildings collapsed and roads were... Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: Kawhi Leonard's experience made a difference, admits...

NBA playoffs 2019: Kawhi Leonard's experience made a difference, admits Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kawhi Leonard's experience as a former NBA champion made him the star man in the Eastern Conference finals, says Giannis Antetokounmpo. Read more ...