Tag Archives: Increases

Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds

The link between the two has been talked about for years, but a causal connection had never been proven. For the first time, University of Pennsylvania research based on experimental data connects Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use to decreased well-being. Psychologist Melissa G. Hunt published her findings in the December Journal of Social and Clinical… Read More »

Different Takes: Medicaid Expansion Will Lead To Tax Increases; Vote Yes To Extend Medicaid To The Working Poor

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: ObamaCare’s Red State Trap Many readers no doubt take comfort in living thousands of miles away from the tax and spending misadventures of Illinois or Connecticut. But fair warning: One of the worst deals in state spending is coming to… Read More »

Number of College Students Seeking Help for Mental Health Troubles Increases

Nearly 26 percent of people 18 years and older are living with a mental health condition in the United States. Now, recent study findings published in the Journal of American College Health suggest that mental health problems are on the rise among university students, Medical News Today reports. For the study, researchers examined data provided… Read More »