Health News

Is Your Teen Drinking? Set Rules!
Teenagers face the pressures of illegal drinking whether parents talk to them about it or not.  New research supports moms and dads who not only talk to their children about alcohol but also set rules.
Coach Caring, Not Winning
If you’re coaching your son or daughter’s little league this year, you might want to focus more on developing the children than winning the game, a new study suggests.
Are You a Negative Nelly?
If you are consistently pessimistic on Facebook, you may be causing some of the online community to dislike you, new research finds.  
Take a Snack, If You Please
We all know someone who goes that extra mile to spread joy and aid others, but did you notice that they also tend to snack more?
Blame a Sex Hormone for Feeling Uncooperative
While testosterone is best known as the male sex hormone, its presence is necessary in all of us to maintain our overall health and well being, yet those with increased levels of the hormone may have a hard time getting along with others.
Optimism Rules The Day
Those labeled a “hypochondriac” by family and friends may have to hide from evidence for the defense. Emerging research suggests that our thoughts on illness can significantly effect how we end up feeling.
You Are How You Eat
Anyone who has heard the phrase "you are what you eat" might be interested to know that scientists are starting to link personality traits to eating habits.  
Nature v. Nurture and Its Impact on Crime
Criminal or not? The answer may be in the DNA. A recently released research paper by criminologist J.C. Barnes, Ph.D., implies that your genes contribute to whether or not you end up committing crime.
Are You Eyeballing Me?
“Humans need social connections, and without them, people experience physical and psychological problems,” explains Eric Wesselmann , Ph.D., researcher from Purdue University.
Working Overtime is a Thrill Kill
Those who work 11+ hours each day are over twice as likely to have an episode of major depression, research suggests.