Severe Bullying Tied to Mental Health Woes in Teens

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who were severely bullied as children are at increased risk for mental health problems and suicide attempts, a Canadian study finds. The study included data on more than 1,300 children in…

Severe Bullying Tied to Mental Health Woes in Teens

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who were severely bullied as children are at increased risk for mental health problems and suicide attempts, a Canadian study finds. The study included data on more than 1,300 children in…

Take Your Houseplant to Work Day

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Do you often feel grumpy at work? Sometimes a small change in your surroundings can have a big effect on your mood. According to a study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, having…

Take Your Houseplant to Work Day

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Do you often feel grumpy at work? Sometimes a small change in your surroundings can have a big effect on your mood. According to a study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, having…

Running in the Cold: How to Survive and Thrive

SUNDAY, Jan. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you're training for a marathon or just logging miles, cold-weather running requires some special health and safety precautions, according to a sports medicine expert. That said, it also…

Grandparents Help Shape Kids' Views on Aging

SATURDAY, Jan. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who have a good relationship with their grandparents are less likely to become prejudiced against old people, a new study has found. That prejudice, known as ageism, is fairly common in children,…

Wildfires Can Affect Air Quality Far From the Flames

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfires like those that recently burned wide swaths of California to the ground can cause air quality problems that pose a threat to human health far from the fire site, researchers say. An analysis…

Wildfires Can Affect Air Quality Far From the Flames

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfires like those that recently burned wide swaths of California to the ground can cause air quality problems that pose a threat to human health far from the fire site, researchers say. An analysis…

Fewer Hospitals Closed After Obamacare Expanded Medicaid

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had fewer hospital closures, especially in rural areas, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed national data from the…

Fewer Hospitals Closed After Obamacare Expanded Medicaid

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had fewer hospital closures, especially in rural areas, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed national data from the…

Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report. "Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director…

Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report. "Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director…