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Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People may rely on social media such as Facebook to showcase the highlights of their lives, like vacations. But new research suggests the language they use in posts might also help predict depression.

What Kids -- and Parents -- Fear Most at the Doctor's Office

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fear of doctors is common among American preschoolers, and a trip to the pediatrician's office can cause equal anxiety for Mom and Dad.

Kids' Concussion Symptoms May Persist for a Year

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A year after a concussion, up to one-third of kids still have symptoms such as headache and irritability that may affect school performance, a new study finds.

Tips for Enhancing the Spa Experience

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While a weekend (or longer) retreat can be very rejuvenating, day spas have made it possible for almost everyone to enjoy a short escape from life's stresses.

Health Tip: Teach Your Kids Tolerance

(HealthDay News) -- As the world becomes more diverse, parents should teach their children how to be open and respect the differences between people, the Nemours Foundation says.

More Evidence Video Games May Trigger Aggression in Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Can violent video games push some kids to act violently in real life? A new research review suggests the answer is "yes."

Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women plagued by recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) may look no farther than their kitchen tap for relief, a new study suggests.

3 Ways to Tame Food Temptations

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight often comes down to changing the patterns and habits that led to overeating. And that usually takes self-control, or the ability to resist temptation.

Thinking of Others Makes Healthy Choices Easier

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Reminding people to eat less or exercise usually gets their back up. That's one reason why public health messages fall on deaf ears, researchers say.

Acing Intro to College Life

SUNDAY, Sept. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Starting college can be daunting, but there are a number of things new students can do to ease into this experience, a psychologist suggests.