Psychology & Psychiatry

People love talking about themselves, brain scans show

(HealthDay) -- Got something to report about yourself? An opinion, perhaps, or a status update? Nobody may care except you, but new brain research suggests you can make yourself feel good simply by sharing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Facebook saves the life of a child

Deborah Copaken Kogan’s Mother’s Day wasn’t exactly what she was hoping for when she woke up to discover her 4-year-old son Leo was sick with a rash. She posted a status message on the social networking site, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread

Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for many days to come, no clue how to effectively do their jobs without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe and ...

Pediatrics

Misinformation on vaccines readily available online

Parents researching childhood vaccinations online are likely to encounter significant levels of negative information, researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Healthier and happier without Facebook

Two weeks of 20 minutes less time per day on Facebook: a team of psychologists from Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum (RUB) invited 140 test persons to participate in this experiment. Lucky those who took part: afterwards they were ...

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