Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who frequently use social media are more likely to say they struggle with mental health concerns that are not being addressed, new Canadian research reveals.

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chimpanzees in Uganda have started eating clay to supplement the minerals in their diet, researchers report.

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

(HealthDay News) -- When a child age 4 or older sucks the thumb, the youngster's dental health may suffer.

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report.

Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of job stress may increase the risk of sick leave due to mental health disorders, a new study suggests.

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a solid social life face a significantly lower risk for suicide than those who live in relative isolation, new research suggests.

Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

(HealthDay News) -- Every child will face danger in his or her life, and it's up to parents to equip children with the tools needed to minimize the chances of harm.

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense Jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests.

Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Desk jobs aren't good for your health, but working on your feet could spell trouble, too, researchers say.