College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Curiosity is the main reason why college students try synthetic marijuana, a new survey finds.

Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic sleep loss is rampant in America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new research suggests.

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks who feel "young at heart" may be more likely to live to a ripe old age, a new British study suggests.

Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one in five Americans turns to alcohol sometimes to help them fall asleep, but that can lead to sleep problems later in the night, a new study finds.

Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed

SATURDAY, Dec. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Looking for a way to help reduce your stress? Try checking your emails less often, researchers suggest.

Fear of Police Keeps Many Hispanics From Calling 911, Study Says

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Distrust of police prevents many Hispanic Americans from calling 911 when someone is suffering cardiac arrest, a new study reveals.

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Atrial fibrillation is a potentially dangerous form of irregular heartbeat for older Americans. However, a new study suggests healthy changes in eating and exercise habits can help ease the condition.

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hurricane Sandy, which pummeled much of the East Coast in 2012, also may have triggered a rise in heart attacks and strokes, a study of New Jersey residents shows.

Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking might hamper treatment for alcohol abuse, a new study indicates.

Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Harried mothers who want to stay close with their kids should put aside their smartphones and tablets at the dinner table, a new study suggests.