The Family That Eats Together, Benefits

WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- No doubt that work, school and outside activities can make it hard to schedule regular family dinners. But research has shown that eating together on a regular basis helps to bond families and build good communication.

Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Gender differences in depression diagnosis and symptoms start to appear around the age of 12, a new study reports.

Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- All babies fuss at times, but crying jags appear less likely when a new mother has strong social support or a loving, helpful partner, researchers report.

Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Spanish artist Francisco Goya's hearing loss may have been caused by the sexually transmitted infection syphilis or a rare autoimmune disorder, a researcher suggests.

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After having one baby and tending to the infant's dirty diapers and middle-of-the night wails, you'd think that most teens would want to wait awhile before having a second baby.

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of new genes tied to the start of puberty have been identified.

Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation

MONDAY, April 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Far more patients than expected are willing to reveal their sexual orientation when they visit the emergency room, a new study finds.

What to Know About Online Dating Sites

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking for love, chances are you'll at least consider -- if not turn to -- online dating sites. But how can you make a successful romantic computer connection?

Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Worldwide investments in teen health could yield significant economic returns, a new study contends.

Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The health benefits of tying the knot may extend to couples of all sexual orientations.