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Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends. If you have a resilient personality -- if you handle tough situations better or snap back well after a setback -- you're more likely to have better aerobi continue reading »

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

A new study on the relatively new and popular x-rated way of communicating known as “sexting” appears not to be as popular among Latino youth. continue reading »

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools. One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. continue reading »

1 in 5 Americans Knows a Victim of Gun Violence: Poll

1 in 5 Americans Knows a Victim of Gun Violence: Poll

Survey also looked at attitudes toward mental illness following Newtown, Conn., tragedy. One in five Americans knows a victim of gun violence and four in 10 are worried about becoming the victim of gun violence, accordin continue reading »

U.S. Teen Birth Rates Highest in Rural Areas, Research Shows

U.S. Teen Birth Rates Highest in Rural Areas, Research Shows

Major cities had biggest decline in teen childbearing over the last 2 decades. In 2010, teen births occurred at higher rates in rural counties than in suburban counties and m continue reading »

Cohabiting Same-Sex Couples Report Worse Health Than Married Heterosexuals

Cohabiting Same-Sex Couples Report Worse Health Than Married Heterosexuals

Study author suggests that stress, discrimination might play a role. Same-sex couples who live together report having worse health than heterosexual married couples, a new study finds. continue reading »

More Younger Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer: Study

More Younger Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer: Study

Small, but steady, increase over past 30 years warrants further research, experts say. The number of younger women who have been diagnosed with advanced breast cancer continue reading »

Soccer Kicks Up Activity Level of Overweight Kids: Study

Soccer Kicks Up Activity Level of Overweight Kids: Study

After-school program got the heaviest children moving more. When looking for ways to get a heavy child moving, soccer could prove a winner. California researchers found that a socc continue reading »

St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign Raises More Than $72 Million

St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign Raises More Than $72 Million

Online Giving Increases 63 Percent, Hispanic Donor Engagement at All-Time High - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and the generous consumers and par continue reading »

Pediatricians Say No to Expulsions, Suspensions at Schools

Pediatricians Say No to Expulsions, Suspensions at Schools

'Zero-tolerance' policies don't have the desired effect, American Academy of Pediatrics says. Suspending or expelling a child from school should be a rare last resort and not a routin continue reading »