People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Far from the "grumpy old men" stereotype, people may actually become more trusting -- and happier -- with age, a new study suggests.

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day could be raising their odds for liver cancer, according to a report from a panel of experts.

Counseling Beats School Suspension at Curbing Pot Use: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Students at schools that impose suspensions for marijuana use are more likely to smoke pot than those at schools without a suspension policy, a new study finds.

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from lower back pain who smoke, drink, are depressed or are obese may be able to ease their agony by making some lifestyle changes, a new study suggests.

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may take a toll not only on physical health, but mental well-being as well, two new studies suggest.

Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly all emergency room doctors surveyed order pricey MRIs or CT scans their patients may not need, mainly because they fear malpractice lawsuits, according to a new report.

School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are at greatest risk of being hit by a car at the end of the school day, as well as in the evening, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Caregiver Stress Can Harm Your Health

(HealthDay News) -- Caregiving often is emotionally and physically challenging, and it can harm your health if you become too stressed.

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adopted children tend to have a slightly higher IQ than siblings who remained with their biological parents, a recent study found.

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want your child to relax and perform well at that next school swim meet? Try not to raise the bar too high in terms of your own expectations, a new study suggests.