Psychology & Psychiatry

Why tweens need more emotional support to deal with social media

Many eight- to 12-year-olds are now heavy users of social media such as Instagram and Snapchat—even though most platforms require users to be 13 or over. However, concern over young people's use of social media tends to ...

Health

Nearly half of US youth have been stalked/harassed by partners

A new, first-of-its-kind Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study finds that 48% of 12-18-year-olds who have been in a relationship have been stalked or harassed by a partner, and 42% have stalked or harassed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitals turn to snorkel masks to ease respirator overload

As hospitals face an overload of COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe, innovative medical staff are turning to snorkelling masks from sports stores to stop their lungs collapsing.

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