Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asia deploys innovative, if invasive, tech to curb virus

Electronic bracelets and phones that report your whereabouts, text messages if you stray too far from quarantine and digital detectives tracking where you've been—Asian countries have embraced innovative, if somewhat invasive, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research finds text messages can predict suicide attempts

Nearly 130 people in the United States commit suicide every day. New work at the University of Virginia suggests that language used in text messages may one day help clinicians predict an increased risk of a suicide attempt ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men think they're better liars

Men are twice as likely as women to consider themselves to be good at lying and at getting away with it, new research has found.

Health

Training the brain to quit smoking

In many ways, the decline of smoking is one of America's great public health success stories. Before the Surgeon General released a damning report on smoking and health in 1964, more than 40 percent of American adults smoked. ...

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