Teens Having Less Sex, More Likely to Practice Safer Sex July 24, 2017 . 1 Comment
Teens are having less sex today than teens in previous generations, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Health Statistics ... Read More
Report: Older Americans Have More Affairs Than Younger Americans July 20, 2017 . 1 Comment
More older Americans than younger Americans are having extramarital affairs, according to a report by the Institute for Family Studies, a think tank that advocates for marriage and family ... Read More
Teens Who Self-Harm More Likely to Abuse Substances as Adults July 19, 2017 . 1 Comment
Adults who harmed themselves as adolescents are more likely to abuse substances, according to a study of Australian adults published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. Estimates ... Read More
People with Dementia May Experience Delayed Symptoms of PTSD July 18, 2017 . No Comments
Some people with dementia may experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress (PTSD) long after the initial trauma, according to research published in the journal Progress in Neurology and ... Read More
In Seniors, Sense of Purpose in Life Linked to Better Sleep Quality July 17, 2017 . 1 Comment
Older adults who feel a sense of purpose in life during the day may sleep better at night, according to a paper published in the journal Sleep Science and Practice. According to the American ... Read More
Black Girls Seen as ‘Less Innocent,’ and Other News July 14, 2017 . 4 Comments
According to a report published by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, adults view black girls as young as 5 years old as less innocent and more adult-like than white girls ... Read More
Study: Gene’s Activity Level May Play Key Role in Depression Risk July 13, 2017 . 2 Comments
Researchers have identified a gene that plays a key role in depression. The gene, dubbed Slc6a15, appears to mediate the way mice respond to stress based on its activity level, according ... Read More
Positive Outcomes in Children Whose Mothers Choose Single Parenting July 12, 2017 . 3 Comments
Children who grow up in two-parent families and those who grow up with mothers who choose single parenting fare equally well, according to a study presented at the 33rd annual meeting of ... Read More
Autistic People May More Easily Ignore Cognitive Biases July 11, 2017 . 1 Comment
Autistic adults make more consistent choices, suggesting autism might make people less likely to be swayed by cognitive biases that affect their peers, according to a study published in ... Read More
Religion May Reduce, Increase Suicide Risk in Different Regions July 10, 2017 . 3 Comments
In the United States, religious participation is linked to a lower risk of suicide, but that correlation does not exist everywhere, according to a study published in the Journal of Health ... Read More
Mental Health Issues Rising Among College Students, and Other News July 7, 2017 . 1 Comment
More than 75% of mental health conditions appear before age 24, according to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). For many people, symptoms first develop in college. Now, research ... Read More
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