Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

FRIDAY, July 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a stable family and a good relationship with mom and dad makes young people more likely to develop healthy habits that may protect them against obesity, a new study suggests.

3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that people struggling with binge-eating disorder -- America's most common, yet likely least-known eating disorder -- may have at least three treatment options to help them curtail their eating.

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Can the type of job you choose affect your risk of suicide? Possibly, according to a new U.S. report that found for certain occupations, the odds of suicide were significantly higher.

Not Kidding: Childless Couples Happier

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents in the United States are not quite as happy as their childless peers, a new report reveals.

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The antidepressant Lexapro may not help heart failure patients suffering from depression, German researchers report.

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.