Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For those teens who try to avoid spending time with their parents and siblings, new research suggests that sitting down for family meals might help them stay slim as adults.

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple drug use put couples who "swing" at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), a new study shows.

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Reliving the death of a loved one may help people with prolonged grief disorder, a new study suggests.

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens' conflicts at home increase the risk of problems at school for up to two days, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain

(HealthDay News) -- Chronic pain can interfere with daily life, making it difficult to assume daily responsibilities.

Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue'

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring devices among intensive care patients set off 2.5 million alarms in one month at a U.S. hospital, a new study of "alarm fatigue" shows.

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds.

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With so much news focused on the Ebola epidemic in Africa, parents and other caregivers should think about how to help children feel safe, experts say.

Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health

(HealthDay News) -- A person with generalized anxiety disorder describes someone who worries excessively, often making it difficult to get through the day.

Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself

TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Headlines remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear is a much bigger health threat to Americans.