For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs: CDC

TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior modification therapy is preferable to drugs for treating children 2 to 5 years old who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, U.S. health officials say.

Health Tip: Focus on the Positive

(HealthDay News) -- Dwelling on your problems and getting stuck on negative emotions can worsen depression and anxiety.

Desperate for Shut-Eye?

MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with long-term sleep troubles should turn to a form of psychotherapy to reboot normal sleeping patterns before trying sleeping pills, the American College of Physicians recommends.

Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting

MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting might help improve your health, mood, sex drive and stress levels even if you're not obese, a new clinical trial reports.

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Discovering that a child with autism has wandered away from the safety of home would be a terrifying moment for any parent.

Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children living in an area of New York state that uses aerial pesticides to control mosquitoes have a higher rate of autism than children in neighboring areas, a new study finds.

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of face-to-face taunting and cyberbullying may greatly increase the risk that victims will become bullies themselves, a new study suggests.

Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study Finds

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of gay fathers are as well-adjusted as kids of heterosexual parents, a new survey finds.

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In some cases, worsening symptoms of depression in seniors might point to early dementia, a new study suggests.

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you're not hungry, maybe you're just bored instead, new research suggests.