Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In yet another sign that lesbian, gay and bisexual people face additional health risks, a new study finds they're more likely to drink heavily and smoke.

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests.

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids

SATURDAY, June 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with "intrusive" parents who push too hard for good grades may be more prone to become highly self-critical or anxious and depressed, a new study suggests.

Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior problems are more likely to hold boys back in school than girls, a new study shows.

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says.

'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lower activity of a specific gene may affect a person's social behavior, including the ability to form healthy relationships, researchers say.

Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The unemployed may find help for their job search in an unexpected place -- a therapist's office.

Depression Plagues Many With COPD

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depression among patients with the incurable respiratory illness, two new studies suggest.

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among the 54 million Hispanic adults living in the United States, Puerto Ricans fare the worst when it comes to physical and mental ills, a new review finds.

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Single working moms, who are often pressed for time and money, may have to worry about their heart health, too.