TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents should take industry television ratings with a grain of salt, since they don't always reflect the true amount of violence, smoking and drinking in TV shows, a new study warns.

Couples At Risk During 'Divorce Season'

SUNDAY, Aug. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Are certain times of the year harder on a marriage?

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study finds.

Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 80 percent of what kids learn in their first 12 years is through their vision. Your back-to-school checklist should include making sure your child's eyesight is OK, an eye expert says.

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision?

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When women are part of a decision-making team, compromise is likely. If it's all up to men, on the other hand, the "extreme" option will often win.

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.

Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of former intensive care unit (ICU) patients have depression, a new review finds.

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antipsychotic medicines in early pregnancy does not significantly increase the risk of birth defects, a new study finds.

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffered physical or emotional abuse as children often die at a younger age than other women, a new study suggests.

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If your significant other is depressed, you are at increased risk for chronic pain, a new study suggests.