Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With a newly developed computer model, researchers were able to successfully predict which 5 percent of U.S. Army soldiers committed more than one-third of all major Army workplace violent crimes over a six-year period.

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens text in bed, leading to lost sleep, daytime drowsiness and poorer school performance, a new study says.

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with multiple sclerosis tend to develop it later if they had regular sun exposure as teenagers, a new study suggests -- adding to evidence linking the disease to a lack of sunlight and vitamin D.

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking greatly increases recovering alcoholics' risk of relapse, a new study warns.

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests.

PTSD Can Affect Female Vietnam War Vets, Too: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who served in Vietnam may be at far greater risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than female military service members who were stationed in the United States during that war, a new study finds.

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While your days may be filled with electronic communications, a new study suggests that face-to-face contact might have more power to keep depression at bay -- at least if you're older.

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Compulsive texting can lead to poor school performance for teenage girls, a new study suggests.

Making Sense of the Email Avalanche

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- That seemingly interminable delayed response to your email doesn't mean you're being ignored: it could be due to a host of other factors.

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homework may be stressful for kids and parents alike, and it can be especially difficult for children with learning and behavior challenges, experts say.