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Teens who spend more time on social media suffer worse depression

Teens who spend hours on social media are more likely to suffer depression: Screen time fuels negative comparisons and ‘spirals’ for high-schoolers, study finds Teenagers spend an average of nine hours a day looking at screens  Many psychologists have blamed social media for worsening mental health, especially among young people – but haven’t been able to… Read More »

More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky

Amid a growing measles outbreak, more parents are choosing to alter the recommended vaccine schedule for their children in hopes of not overwhelming their immune systems, a practice doctors say could be just as risky as not vaccinating at all. Dr. Paul Offit, a physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the… Read More »

Why Aren’t There More Generic Drugs?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Generic drugs are money savers. In fact the government has found that utilizing generic drugs would have translated into $ 265 billion worth of consumer savings in 2017. The question is why aren’t there more generic drugs available.First of all the manufacturer of a generic must show that’s drug is bio… Read More »

Katie Byrne on vaping: 'In a matter of months, my e-cigarette became more like a child's pacifier'

Vaping habits can become compulsive Katie Byrne on vaping: ‘In a matter of months, my e-cigarette became more like a child’s pacifier’ Independent.ie It’s National No Smoking Day today, but as someone who has a chronic nicotine addiction, I’m not entirely sure if I should be celebrating it. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/katie-byrne-on-vaping-in-a-matter-of-months-my-ecigarette-became-more-like-a-childs-pacifier-37881250.html https://www.independent.ie/life/article37881248.ece/18324/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-03-06_lif_48492781_I1.JPG Email It’s National No Smoking… Read More »