There is growing concern that social media usage may be contributing to mental health issues among America's youth. Studies have suggested that excessive social media use may be linked to increased rates of depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem among young people. Social media platforms are designed to be highly engaging and to encourage users to spend more time on the … [Read more...] about Are social media companies responsible for a mental health crisis among America’s youth?
Pregnant women who received vaccine information through an interactive website monitored by a clinical expert were more likely to vaccinate their children than those who received usual care alone, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics. The current research builds upon survey knowledge; a previous Pediatrics study (2011) that found 10 … [Read more...] about Web-Based Social Media Intervention Can Positively Influence Parental Vaccine Behaviors