MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Job stress, money problems and other everyday frustrations can undermine relationships, but big challenges like the coronavirus pandemic may actually leave couples happier, a new study reveals. The reason: They’re more likely to be aware that stress is affecting them. “Because of thisContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Aiming to deliver a one-two punch to the herpes virus, animal research on an experimental drug found it tackled active infections and reduced or eliminated the risk of future outbreaks. Existing treatments, such as Zovirax, Valtrex or Famvir, are only effective at theContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When young adults are seeking a casual dating relationship, drinking is likely to follow, new research suggests. Meanwhile, those who are already in a serious relationship are likely to drink less. The study included more than 700 people in the Seattle area, agedContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More teens in the United States are reporting their sexual identity as gay, lesbian or bisexual, nationwide surveys show. Between 2015 and 2019, the percentage of 15- to 17-year-olds who said they identified as “non-heterosexual” rose from 8.3% to 11.7%, according to nationwideContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Methamphetamine users are at increased risk for physical and mental health problems as well as other substance use disorders, new research shows. Meth is an illegal and highly addictive stimulant drug that can harm organs such as the heart, lungs, liver and neurologicalContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Teens may be much more diverse in their gender identities than widely thought, a new study suggests. In a survey of nearly 3,200 high school students in one U.S. school district, researchers found that almost 10% were “gender-diverse.” That meant they identified asContinue Reading