Benjamin Fearnow

Over-sharing of personal information and increased general activity on Facebook often displays someone dealing with “loneliness” or possible depression away from their computer. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Facebook Users Who Share Too Much Information More Lonely, Depressed

Over-sharing of personal information and increased general activity on Facebook often displays someone dealing with “loneliness” or possible depression away from their computer.

05/25/2014

Facebook and other social media websites help billions of people express themselves for the world to see, but these online platforms have now taken on a deeper meaning – people are using it to define themselves. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: People Ignored On Facebook Feel Isolation, Less ‘Meaningful Existence’

The study finds that the more Facebook likes and comments that a person receives, the more likely they are to feel positive about themselves. On the other hand, the fewer likes and comments responding to a person’s status reflected feelings of loneliness and low self-worth.

05/13/2014

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many of the strongest antibiotics, and although recent prevalence has been limited to hospitals and nursing homes, a new study of 161 New York City residents who contracted the MRSA infections finds that the these people’s homes were “major reservoirs” for the bacteria strains. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA ‘Superbug’ Found In US Homes

An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.

04/22/2014

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions.

06/19/2013

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CDC: 1 In 5 US Children May Have Mental Disorder

Nearly 1 in 5 children in the U.S. suffer from a mental disorder, and this number has been rising for more than a decade.

05/18/2013

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