Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds lure of entertainment, work hard for people to resist

(Medical Xpress) -- Trying to resist that late-night tweet or checking your work email again? The bad news is that desires for work and entertainment often win out in the daily struggle for self-control, according to a new ...

Cardiology

Can Twitter save lives?

Discussion about cardiac arrest on Twitter is common and represents a new opportunity to provide lifesaving information to the public, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. ...

Other

To tweet, or not to tweet: Physicians misusing the internet

(Medical Xpress) -- It’s a brave new world online. As the influence of social media widens, the lines between users’ personal and professional lives are blurring. Doctors are no exception. According to a new study ...

Health

Vaping draws strong support—from bots

Social media accounts run by internet robots may be driving much of the discussion around the health threats posed by e-cigarettes, according to a study led by San Diego State University researchers, who also found most of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicidal talk on Twitter mirrors suicide rates

(Medical Xpress)—Heart-breaking accounts of cyber bullying and suicide seem all too common, but a new study offers hope that social media can become an early warning system to help prevent such tragedies.

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