1774 Articles Matching "social"

Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls' Mental Health

Aug 19, 2019 , Forbes
There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health. A new study offers a different explanation as to why the connection may...
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Here's How Too Much Social Media Can Harm Girls

Aug 15, 2019 , WebMD
Among girls, the more often they used social media, the more psychological distress they suffered, the findings...
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Opioid Crisis Prompts Law Enforcement, Libraries To Embrace Experimental Solutions

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A controversial program in western Massachusetts designates a wing of the county jail for court-ordered addiction treatment for men who have not committed a crime. Meanwhile, a number of libraries nationwide add social workers to their staffs to help the growing number of patrons with drug addiction or mental illness. In other news on the drug epidemic: an alleged online opioid drug dealer goes on...
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Ohio Governor Lays Out Gun Violence Plan That Includes ‘Red Flag’ Laws, Background Checks, Monitoring Social Media

Aug 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Following the shooting in Dayton, Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine faces demands that he "do something" from grief-stricken Ohioans. DeWine on Tuesday announced that he would push for measures that he thinks can pass the Republican-controlled state legislature, which has a history of knocking down similar efforts....
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Stay Social to Help Cut Your Odds of Dementia

Aug 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stay Social to Help Cut Your Odds of DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Social stress tied to lower bone density after menopause

Aug 06, 2019 , Reuters
Older women who are under a lot of social strain may be more likely to develop brittle, fracture-prone bones after menopause than their counterparts with worry-free lives, a recent study suggests....
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Growing Reliance On Charity, Crowd Funding To Pay For Medical Bills Means Stressed Patients, Inequities In Care

Aug 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The new trend of relying on those strategies for those who are underinsured ends up giving an advantage to those with more resources, larger social networks and stories better suited to dramatic online appeals. “We shouldn’t be the solution,” said GoFundMe Chairman Rob Solomon. “We know we’ve become a kind of de facto safety net.… But we’re only scratching the surface of all the need out...
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How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress

Aug 06, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A relentless barrage of news—often frightening and negative—can take a toll on our mental and physical health. Communicators can help people cope in these trying times. The 24/7 news cycle and social media—combined with global violence and heartbreaking stories closer to home—can elevate stress levels in patients and workplaces. Employees in hospitals, schools and government […] The post How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress appeared first on Health Care...
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3 tips for using social media to widen addiction awareness

Aug 03, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Online platforms’ expansive reach and relatively low cost make them vital channels for delivering information to those battling substance abuse and to those seeking to help them. Substance abuse reaches all corners of this country. Fortunately, so does social media. Social media enables individuals and organizations to reach millions of people at a minimal cost. […] The post 3 tips for using social media to widen addiction awareness appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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State Highlights: ‘Can’t Be Erased’: Alaskan Village Struggles After Years Of Abuse From Clergy; Iowa Health Officials Turn To Social Media To Locate People With STDs

Jul 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Alaska, Iowa, Oregon, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Illinois, Vermont, Florida, Missouri, California, Georgia, Minnesota and...
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Older Voters Put Climate Change Above Health Care And Social Security In Next Avenue Reader Survey

Jul 30, 2019 , Forbes
Here's what Next Avenue readers said are their top 2020 election...
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Infographic: 50 social media stats to inform your next campaign

Jul 30, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Are you unsure about which social media site is the best investment for your organization? See this infographic for a snapshot of their particular strengths. What’s the best platform for your message? Communicators are constantly looking for an edge to help them cut through the noise. They want to reach their audiences where those users […] The post Infographic: 50 social media stats to inform your next campaign appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Kids with autism at increased risk of bullying by siblings and classmates

Jul 27, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children with autism are more likely than kids without the disorder to be bullied by siblings and peers in early adolescence, and they may have more psychological and social problems as a result, a new study suggests....
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Despite Their Importance, Many Nursing Homes Lack Social Workers

Jul 27, 2019 , Forbes
Why many nursing homes don't adequately staff up with social...
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Critical Medical Mystery Illuminates The Dramatic Role AI Could Play Not In Replacing Doctors But Guiding Them

Jul 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors can be left flummoxed by symptoms they've never seen before. That's where artificial intelligence can step in and offer cases that might hold key answers for those racing to save lives. In other public health news: vaccines, precision medicine, baby powder and cancer, the social effects of TV, robotic hands, and...
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CVS Health highlights new platform connecting at-risk Aetna plan members to social services

Jul 25, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The tool, called Destination: Health, was built from a collaboration with social services-focused software maker Unite Us, and will roll across certain Aetna plans later this...
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CVS Health Launches Social Determinants Provider Network

Jul 25, 2019 , Forbes
CVS Health is launching a platform to address social determinants of health as insurers roll out strategies to move into their communities and beyond the doctor’s office to reduce costs and improve...
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#Juul: Study makes the case for stricter regulation on e-cigarette marketing

Jul 25, 2019 , CNN Health
A new study on Juul-related Instagram posts makes the case for stricter regulation on e-cigarette marketing -- especially when it comes to social media sites popular with younger crowds....
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Pinterest rolls out new tool aimed at helping users with anxiety, stress

Jul 24, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The social media giant teamed up with researchers from Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation to develop short digital exercises for...
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Today's Driven Young People: Will Poor Work-Life Balance Cost Them Their Success?

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
Today's students are placing academic and career success ahead of social pursuits and soft-skills, but at what...
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