WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) --
Americans' life ratings were better in April than in any month since August 2012, the Gallup U.S. Life Evaluation Index score indicates.
ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Thirteen percent to 20 percent of U.S. youth experience a mental disorder in a given year, researchers say.
COLUMBIA, Mo., May 18 (UPI) -- Male testosterone levels increase when victorious in competition against rivals, but not friends, U.S. researchers say.
BETHESDA, Md., May 18 (UPI) -- Millions of working U.S. parents depend on child care and assume safety requirements are in place, but standards vary widely, a U.S. official says.
COLUMBIA, Mo., May 18 (UPI) -- People can successfully change their moods and try to be happier -- and cheery, upbeat music aids the process, U.S. researchers suggest.
OXFORD, England, May 17 (UPI) -- Placing electrodes on the scalp of the head and applying random electrical noise may boost people's powers of mental arithmetic, British researchers say.
NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- The poorest countries in the world are lagging behind higher-income developing countries in meeting the demand for modern contraception, U.S. researchers say.
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 17 (UPI) -- One-in-2 U.S. women say if genetic tests suggested a high risk of breast cancer they would follow Angelina Jolie and get a double mastectomy, a survey says.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 17 (UPI) -- In utero exposure to depression medications may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorders in less than 1 percent of cases, researchers in Sweden say.
SALT LAKE CITY, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say those in the military who suffer more than one mild traumatic brain injury face a significantly higher risk of suicide.
ALBANY, N.Y., May 16 (UPI) -- A 26-year-old U.S. woman diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia in 2010 says she might not be alive if not for $200,000 in free cancer medication.
TILBURG, Netherlands, May 16 (UPI) -- Depressed cancer survivors are twice as likely to die prematurely as those who do not suffer from depression, Dutch researchers say.
ATLANTA, May 16 (UPI) -- Four-of-5 U.S. adults say they don't allow smoking in their homes, while 75 percent say they don't allow smoking in their vehicles, health officials say.
ATLANTA, May 16 (UPI) -- Testing of pools last summer found feces is frequently introduced into U.S. public pool water by swimmers, federal health officials say.
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16 (UPI) -- Two healthcare workers in Saudi Arabia are confirmed to have the novel coronavirus -- SARS-live virus -- officials at the World Health Organization said.
SEATTLE, May 16 (UPI) -- Washington state cancer patients are more likely to file for bankruptcy than people without cancer, U.S. researchers found.