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How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

PTSD: 9 questions, answered

Spc. Ivan Lopez, who ended his life after killing three people at the Fort Hood, Texas, military base Wednesday, was undergoing diagnostic procedures for post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen Mark Milley, Fort Hood's commanding general.<p>He was also receiving a variety of treatments …

Dying patients denied drugs

At first, Sandy Barker decided to behave nicely and sit silently in the audience as an official from the Food and Drug Administration extolled the virtues of a program to get experimental drugs to desperately ill patients.<p>Then she couldn't take it anymore. Barker's hand shot up.<p>"I've been sitting …

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Early Intervention May Reduce Adults' Aggressive Behavior

A decade-long education program aimed at teaching children self-regulation and other healthy cognitive techniques is showing results in reducing aggressive behavior when the schoolchildren become adults, according to new research published in the journal Psychological Science. More from the journal:<p>…

Toxic Chemicals Found in Crib Mattresses

Significant amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are toxic chemicals often found in household cleansers and paints, have been found in the polyurethane foam and polyester foam padding materials found in many crib mattresses. More on the new study, which was conducted by researchers …

Viagra May Increase Risk For Melanoma, Study Says

Viagra, the trusted cure for erectile dysfunction, may be linked to an increased risk for one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer, according to the findings of a new preliminary study.<p>Researchers from a score of top medical universities analyzed data from a 2000 Health Professionals’ Follow-up …

Ancient Egyptian Mummy Found With Brain But No Heart

An ancient Egyptian mummy found with an intact brain, but no heart, has a plaque on her abdomen that may have been intended to ritually heal her, say a team of researchers who examined the female body with CT scans.<p>The woman probably lived around 1,700 years ago, at a time when Egypt was under …