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Caring for their own family members creates unique burdens, benefits for geriatric healthcare professionals, study

Caring for their own family members creates unique burdens, benefits for geriatric healthcare professionals, study

Healthcare professionals who work with seniors experience complex and at times distressing effects when they also are caregivers for aging family members, according to a recently published study. The research was described as the first of its [...]
Study: Recession and Bad Economic News Led to Harsh Parenting

Study: Recession and Bad Economic News Led to Harsh Parenting

The Great Recession has negatively impacted society in many different ways. Increased unemployment. Smaller paychecks. Higher levels of insecurity. And now we can add: More episodes of maternal misbehavior. Newly published research finds a link [...]
Study Finds Five Parenting Programs Can Help Reduce Teen Behavior Problems

Study Finds Five Parenting Programs Can Help Reduce Teen Behavior Problems

A study that evaluated a wide variety of parenting programs found five that help parents and children avoid teen behavior problems. “With these programs, you see marked decreases in drug use, reduced aggression, reduced depression and anxiety, [...]
ADHD study: Expensive training programs don’t help kids’ grades, behavior

ADHD study: Expensive training programs don’t help kids’ grades, behavior

Psychology professor Mark Rapport’s research team spent two years analyzing the data from 25 studies and found that those programs are not producing significant or clinically meaningful long-term improvements in children’s cognitive [...]
Large Study Supports GI Link to Problem Behaviors in Kids with Autism

Large Study Supports GI Link to Problem Behaviors in Kids with Autism

A large new study on a diverse group of children supports earlier evidence that children with autism experience high rates of GI distress. The findings also linked this distress to more frequent behavior problems such as social withdrawal, irritability [...]
Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study – WebMD

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study – WebMD

HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) — A regular bedtime might guarantee more than a good night’s sleep for both kids and their parents — it turns out that a regular bedtime can make for a better-behaved child, [...]
Smaller Testicles, Bigger Parenting Role, Study Suggests – WebMD

Smaller Testicles, Bigger Parenting Role, Study Suggests – WebMD

HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) — Are men with smaller testicles more involved dads? Could be, say the authors of a new study. Anthropologists from Emory University in Atlanta wanted to try to better understand why [...]
New study to provide insights into young Europeans’ health-related diet and lifestyle choices

New study to provide insights into young Europeans’ health-related diet and lifestyle choices

Credit: Shutterstock Why do some children live on a diet of fast food while others eat healthily? What causes a teenager to choose a hamburger over a salad? Why do some choose to exercise whilst others do not? What are the health consequences [...]
Study: 48 Percent Of Families Who Buy Own Health Insurance Qualify For Federal Tax Credits To

Study: 48 Percent Of Families Who Buy Own Health Insurance Qualify For Federal Tax Credits To

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law — would qualify for federal tax credits to offset [...]
Soda drinking tied to kids’ agressive behavior problems: study

Soda drinking tied to kids’ agressive behavior problems: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children who drink soda tend to score slightly higher on scales that measure aggressive behavior than kids who don’t drink the carbonated beverages, according to a new study. The study’s lead author [...]