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Smile! It Might Lower Your Stress Level, Study Shows

People placed in anxious situations felt better with grins in place. Stressed out? Turn that frown upside down and you might just feel better, new research contends. continue reading »

STUDY: Latinas Have Positive Attitude on Breast Cancer Genetic Testing but Cultural Barriers Persist

Genetic testing for breast cancer may facilitate better-informed decisions regarding cancer prevention, risk reduction, more effective early detection, and better determination of risk for family members. continue reading »

Mental Abuse of Kids Leaves Lifelong Scars

Frequent put-downs, tirades, threats may constitute psychological maltreatment. Constantly belittling, threatening or ignoring children can be as damaging to their mental health as continue reading »

STUDY: Latinas Have Positive Attitude on Breast Cancer Genetic Testing but Cultural Barriers Persist

Genetic testing for breast cancer may facilitate better-informed decisions regarding cancer prevention, risk reduction, more effective early detection, and better determination of risk for family members. continue reading »

Sex Life of Diabetic Women May Suffer

Many taking insulin report problems achieving orgasm, study finds. Sex is less satisfying for middle-aged and older women with diabetes than those without the disease, new research suggests. continue reading »

Illegal ‘Bath Salts’ Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study

Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants. Street drugs called "bath salts" have a similar effect in the brain as cocaine and carry the same risk for abuse and addiction, a new study in mice has found. continue reading »

Experimental Drug Suppresses Appetite in Mice: Study

Researchers say it might someday help humans lose weight. An experimental drug tested in mice might one day help people lose weight and keep it off long-term, according to researchers. continue reading »

People With Darker Skin Still at Risk for Melanoma

Expert describes how skin cancer looks, ways to protect yourself. Skin cancer is more common among white people, but people with darker skin are also at risk, a dermatology expert cautions. continue reading »

More Than a Third of Births ‘Unintended’: CDC

That number hasn't changed since the 1980s, government report finds. More than a third of births in the United States stem from unintended pregnancies, a number that's r continue reading »

Obese Kids May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease

Researchers found two of three already had one risk factor for cardiovascular trouble. Researchers who found that two out of three severely obese childre continue reading »

Parents of Severely Disabled Kids Say They Enrich Their Lives

Families dealing with trisomy 13-18 face grim predictions, turn to online support, study found. When Vanessa Hernandez's sixth child was born, she knew right away her daughter was different. continue reading »

STUDY:  Blacks Most Likely to Be Obese, White and Latinos On Par with Similar Obesity Rates

According to a Gallup Wellbeing study, Blacks are among the most likely in the United States to be very obese, Hispanics are on par with whites for each obesity class. Asians are the least likely continue reading »

STUDY:  Blacks Most Likely to Be Obese, White and Latinos On Par with Similar Obesity Rates

According to a Gallup Wellbeing study, Blacks are among the most likely in the United States to be very obese, Hispanics are on par with whites for each obesity class. continue reading »

1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drinks, CDC Says

Binge drinking also a problem among a small minority of moms-to-be, new study finds. Drinking among pregnant women in the United States remains an important public health issue, continue reading »

Ahead of AIDS Conference, New Reasons for Hope

Experts say headway has been made in prevention and treatment, but challenges remain. The first glimmer of hope for a cure for HIV came in 1996 with the advent of powerful drug cocktails known as hig continue reading »

‘Exposure Therapy’ May Be Option for Kids’ Egg, Milk Allergies

Small studies found some children could tolerate food 'triggers' with gradual, medically supervised treatment. Allergy shots have long been a mainstay in treating certain allergies, but until continue reading »

NIH Awards $31 Million for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Immunogen Discovery

Duke University and Scripps Research Institute to lead new consortium Duke University of Durham, N.C., and the Scripps Research Institute of La Jolla, Calif., continue reading »

Federal Report Shows Drops In Infant Mortality, Preterm Birth Rates

Annual statistics compilation notes increases in poverty, drop in secure parental employment - The infant mortality rate, the preterm birth rate, and continue reading »

11 Countries Restrict Tanning Beds for Minors, Brazil Newest on the List

Restrictions on young people's use of indoor tanning have been introduced by several countries in recent years, a new study reports. continue reading »

USDA Exceeds First Lady’s HealthierUS School Challenge Goal

More than 3,700 Schools Have Received Honors for Expanding Nutrition and Health - USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Janey Thornton yesterday announced that 3,717 continue reading »