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Lonely Hearts Stop Beating Sooner
Having a support network of friends and family can mean more than good conversation and company. Avoiding loneliness among seniors can mean living longer.
Drinking Makes Teens Feel Isolated
In schools where drinking isn’t something everyone does, those who do drink can often feel outcast. This isolation can cause grades to slip over time.
Sleep Apnea Treatment for Teens Matters
It's hard enough making it through your teen years in one piece - but having obstructive sleep apnea ( OSA ) can make that journey even tougher on adolescents.
Do Anti-Tobacco Ads Really Work?
A new look at data from anti-smoking ads may influence how campaigns are targeted in the future. There's no doubt that smoking is bad, but what is the best way to get the message across?
Turn Off the TV and Start Walking
Some people are at higher risk of obesity because those are the genes they were dealt. But walking instead of watching TV can cut their risk of obesity in half.
Depression, Delinquency, and Relationships
If your child is overly negative—either feeling habitually gloomy or acting out—its likely to affect their relationships with others.
eIntervene with a Friend
If you're contemplating an eHealth intervention, new research suggests you're better off doing it with a friend.
The Evolution of Anxiety Starts at Shame
Charles Darwin’s ideas of evolution are supported yet again, this time by psychologists studying anxiety.
Distress Released with Blogging
Teens suffering from social anxiety may have a trendy means of therapy available right at their fingertips, a new study infers.
Skipping Class Cues Psychiatric Issues
Recent studies found that those with mental health problems miss the most work, and now researchers discovered the same goes for children in school.