'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Discovering that a child with autism has wandered away from the safety of home would be a terrifying moment for any parent.

Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children living in an area of New York state that uses aerial pesticides to control mosquitoes have a higher rate of autism than children in neighboring areas, a new study finds.

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of face-to-face taunting and cyberbullying may greatly increase the risk that victims will become bullies themselves, a new study suggests.

Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study Finds

SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of gay fathers are as well-adjusted as kids of heterosexual parents, a new survey finds.

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In some cases, worsening symptoms of depression in seniors might point to early dementia, a new study suggests.

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you're not hungry, maybe you're just bored instead, new research suggests.

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Macho men are less likely than women to visit a doctor, and more likely to request male physicians when they do make an appointment, researchers say.

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients.

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy may help reduce the risk of repeated bouts of depression, researchers report.

Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study Finds

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young gay and bisexual men may be much more likely to attempt suicide or harm themselves than their older counterparts, and blacks are at greater risk than whites, British researchers report.