Addiction

New UK study finds E-cigarette use on the rise in undergraduates

In results University of Kentucky researchers are calling "alarming," more than three out of 10 undergraduates reported using e-cigarettes, according to a new study published in the March 26 edition of the Journal of American ...

Health

The 1-parent family and kids' health risks

(HealthDay)—It's been known for some time that when one parent is absent because of death, divorce or separation, kids are at higher risk for drinking alcohol and smoking than their counterparts in a two-parent household.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Even brief abstinence from social media causes withdrawal symptoms

In many cases, just a seven-day break from social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp is sufficient to induce withdrawal symptoms like those caused by addictive substances. This is the conclusion of a study by Austrian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rejecting vaccines as a way to fit in?

Vaccines have saved millions of lives around the world, but many parents still choose not to vaccinate. Could this phenomenon have something to do with people's social interactions?

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