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The use of mobile devices for calming preschool-aged children may interfere with child development

Community-sourced recommendations from Latinx Trans and Non-Binary Individuals to promote cancer prevention

Prosocial tendencies across adolescence may be associated with an underlying ability to tolerate social risks

Risk factors for poor mental health among older LGBT Asian Americans

Negative communication patterns between married couples can lower immune function

Medical jargon used in medical settings is poorly understood by patients and contributes to barriers in proper health care communication

Some young adult males living in certain major U.S. cities face a higher risk of firearm death than military deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan

Community mobilization efforts effective in preventing mpox transmission in the U.S.

Sustained Effects of Mindfulness Interventions During Pregnancy in a Diverse Pool of Women

Adolescent substance use: Improving detection, prevention, and interventions

Cash incentives can help boost weight-loss programs in individuals living in low-income neighborhoods

Telehealth lifestyle intervention reduces blood pressure, with dietitian support leading to greater improvements in secondary cardiometabolic outcomes

Family caregivers face unique challenges caring for discharged COVID-19 ICU patients

Changing state policy contexts are associated with increasing mortality rates among working-age adults in the U.S. ages 25-64 over the past two decades

Time-restricted eating feasible and beneficial for cardiometabolic health among shift workers

Anxiety in pregnancy and the association with shorter gestational length

New research shows how the brain differentially stores positive and negative memories

Risk of “long COVID” and connection with psychological distress prior to SARS-CoV-2 infection

New frontier in music-based interventions: Measuring music exposure dosage to decrease delirium in older, mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care units

Study finds that machine learning models of brain function are not one-size-fits-all

Teaching patients to advocate and ask questions about their medical care can reduce the effects of implicit bias on doctor–patient interactions

Informing youth about their hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk does not adversely affect long-term lifestyle or quality of life

Research reveals the neural signatures underlying the effects of mindfulness training on pain regulation

High levels of optimism is linked with longevity in women across racial and ethnic groups

Working memory training: recent research shows that 'near transfer' predicts 'far transfer' of training effects

A recent study in college men indicates that aggressive behaviors towards rival groups may be associated with increased activity in the brain's reward network

A novel weight-loss intervention that targets appetite cues may help with weight loss among adults with overweight and obesity

Exposure to new objects primes people to learn

Adult health and well-being is negatively influenced by income disparities experienced in childhood