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Therapy May Help Cancer Patients Sleep Easier

Matters of health can't always be separated clearly into physical issues and mental issues. A new review examined one such overlap between physical and mental health — sleeping troubles in cancer patients.

Depression May Raise Risk for Heart Disease in Younger Women

Young women are more prone to depression than older women or men of any age. New research looked into whether depression was a sign of physical health problems.

Being Physically Fit May Boost School Grades

Being physically fit is healthy for the body and mind, regardless of age. New research suggests that physical fitness also may give a boost to kids' grades in school.

Rx Combo for Quitting Smoking Was Better than One Rx Alone

Even though there are a variety of aids to help people quit smoking, it’s still a tough habit to kick. But if one of those aids isn't doing the job, a combination of smoking cessation therapies may do the trick.

Widespread E-Cig Use Despite Little Understanding of Health Effects

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, have been marketed as the "healthy" alternative to regular cigarettes. However, new research questions whether people really are aware of the effects of e-cigs on their health.

Unpacking the Trauma of War Injuries

Traumatic brain injury has been one of the signature injuries to result from the US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there is more than one way to get this injury.

Teens Smoking Less, But Also Less Active

Parents can try to teach their kids safe habits, but when it comes down to it, teens will make their own decisions. The CDC has released new data on teens' potentially risky behaviors.

When PTSD Meets Pregnancy

While PTSD is often associated with the battlefield, anyone can experience it after any traumatic situation. In fact, about one in 12 pregnant women have PTSD symptoms.

Keeping Heart in Shape May Keep Mind Sharp

A healthy brain depends on a healthy heart. Good cardiovascular health may not only help prevent stroke and dementia, it also may play a part in maintaining memory and learning abilities.

Lifestyle Linked to Memory Issues, Even for Younger Adults

While there are ways to ease symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, there are no treatments to stop the disease itself. For that reason, many doctors and researchers have shifted their focus to finding ways to prevent the disease.