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6/11/2018
Loneliness And Heart Health

Loneliness and social isolation increase the risk of heart disease, study finds.

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Social Media Use and Happiness

Increased social media use may impact the well-being of girls more than boys, study finds.

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10/18/2017
The Value of Unplugging

Yes, this means turning off your devices!

10/9/2017
Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter

Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

8/30/2017
Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware

You may end up with a barber or a dentist instead

8/8/2017
Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

8/7/2017
'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

6/9/2017
NBA Players' Late-Night Tweets May Be Bad for Their Game: Study

Those who posted turned in a poorer performance the next day; lack of sleep the likely culprit

6/1/2017
MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

5/23/2017
You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study

When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims

5/19/2017
Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

5/3/2017
Striving for Facebook 'Likes' May Not Boost Your Self-Esteem

Australian study found no bump up in mood or confidence, no matter how many likes users got

4/27/2017
Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds

When students are engaged in a classroom, their brainwaves sync up, new research finds

4/26/2017
Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online

Study shows social networks help bring solace, healing after loved one dies

4/17/2017
Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?

Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

4/5/2017
The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

3/30/2017
A Lonely Heart Could Worsen a Cold

People who feel isolated tend to have worse symptoms, research shows

3/22/2017
'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

3/7/2017
Social Media and Isolation

Spending too much time on social media could lead to social isolation, study finds.

3/6/2017
Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated?

More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests