Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why Joe Rogan and I sat down and talked — for more than 3 hours

I don’t think I have ever had a conversation that long with anyone. Seriously — think about that. We sat in a windowless podcast booth with two sets of headphones and microphones, and a few feet between us. Not a single interruption. No cellphones. No distractions. No bathroom breaks. At a time when there is… Continue reading Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why Joe Rogan and I sat down and talked — for more than 3 hours

ClearCompany Becomes First ATS to Offer LinkedIn Apply Connect Integration

Classified in: Science and technology, BusinessSubject: PDT BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — ClearCompany, LinkedIn Talent Solutions Gold Partner and the premier talent management platform for planning and analytics, talent acquisition, employee engagement, and performance management, today announced that its ATS is the first applicant tracking system to provide their customers with LinkedIn Apply Connect. This… Continue reading ClearCompany Becomes First ATS to Offer LinkedIn Apply Connect Integration

Parents, Here Are Teen Girls’ Rules for Instagram

Instagram can be toxic to teen girls. Plenty of people outside of Facebook Inc. have said it. My colleagues recently reported that, based on internal research, the company itself has known this about its photo-sharing app for some time. Facebook said publicly that while teen girls struggled with well-being, those same girls said Instagram has… Continue reading Parents, Here Are Teen Girls’ Rules for Instagram

‘Be curious’: Parents need to understand how social media can affect a child’s mental health, Tulsa experts say | Local News

Nearly half of adolescent users see substance abuse on Tik-Tok, the most popular social media app for their age group, according to a survey Youth Services of Tulsa employees presented Thursday at the Zarrow Mental Health Symposium. Associated Press file photo illustration Some parents can be authoritarian about social media, monitoring everything a child does… Continue reading ‘Be curious’: Parents need to understand how social media can affect a child’s mental health, Tulsa experts say | Local News

Social media’s 70-up ‘grandfluencers’ debunking aging myths | Health

Joan MacDonald’s health was in shambles at age 71. She was overweight and on numerous medications with high cholesterol, rising blood pressure and kidney trouble. Her daughter, a fitness coach, warned that she’d wind up an invalid if she didn’t turn things around. She did, hitting the gym for the first time and learning to… Continue reading Social media’s 70-up ‘grandfluencers’ debunking aging myths | Health

Social media can cause negative impacts on a teen’s mental health

Social media sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter have had some negative impacts on teenagers, especially girls, and especially during the pandemic where kids gravitated towards these platforms as a coping mechanism for loneliness, according to one Rutgers psychiatrist. Dr. Muhammed Zeshan said during the pandemic and the quarantine, social media was a great platform… Continue reading Social media can cause negative impacts on a teen’s mental health

Hélène Boudreau Opened Up About Her Mental Health Struggle & Shared An Important Message

Hélène Boudreau’s 152K Instagram followers are used to seeing her post about nights on the town, tattoos, art and OnlyFans. But earlier this week, the Quebec content creator used her platform to talk about something out of the ordinary: her mental health, including her borderline personality disorder diagnosis. She said she wanted to raise awareness… Continue reading Hélène Boudreau Opened Up About Her Mental Health Struggle & Shared An Important Message

How social media is affecting girls’ mental health

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI)- the vast majority of American teens use social media in one form or another.A recent study surveyed Instagram users and found nearly 40% said their low self-esteem began when they started using the app. The clinical supervisor at the Hamilton Center, Missy Burton, says she sees girls using social media as… Continue reading How social media is affecting girls’ mental health

National Institutes of Public Health study finds social media was a major stressor during pandemic

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, you name it. People of all ages are using social media. And during the pandemic that was the main way a lot of us stayed connected. But it could be leading to more mental health problems. Joseph Garcia is the executive director of Cristo Rey Community Center in… Continue reading National Institutes of Public Health study finds social media was a major stressor during pandemic

Instagram says social media’s effect on people mental health “mixed”

WSJ’s report also prompted some U.S. lawmakers to launch a probe into Facebook’s lack of transparency around internal research. Internal researchers at Facebook-owned Instagram have found the app poses serious mental health danger to many teen girls, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week, citing internal company documents. Facebook hasn’t made the research public… Continue reading Instagram says social media’s effect on people mental health “mixed”

Instagram says social media’s effect on people mental health “mixed”

WSJ’s report also prompted some U.S. lawmakers to launch a probe into Facebook’s lack of transparency around internal research. Internal researchers at Facebook-owned Instagram have found the app poses serious mental health danger to many teen girls, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week, citing internal company documents. Facebook hasn’t made the research public… Continue reading Instagram says social media’s effect on people mental health “mixed”

Springfield mental health advocates explain impacts of social media on the brain, especially in young girls

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The Wall Street Journal revealed Facebook researchers have repeatedly found Instagram to be toxic for teen girls. The newspaper reported Tuesday researchers at Facebook, which bought Instagram in 2012, have been conducting studies for three years into how the app affects its millions of young users. The research found Instagram can… Continue reading Springfield mental health advocates explain impacts of social media on the brain, especially in young girls

Social media and mental health: Depression and psychological effects

Many people in today’s world live with their smartphones as virtual companions. These devices use electronic social media networks that alert users to updates on friends, favorite celebrities, and global events. Social media has become firmly integrated into a lot of people’s daily lives. According to the Pew Research Center, 72% of people in the… Continue reading Social media and mental health: Depression and psychological effects

Tokyo Olympics Didn’t Worsen Covid-19 Spread, Data Suggest

TOKYO—Initial data suggest that the spectator-free Tokyo Olympics didn’t exacerbate the Covid-19 outbreak in Japan, providing organizers of the Winter Games in China in February with one template for hosting the event. Japan held the Summer Games from July 23 to Aug. 8 despite concern that around 50,000 athletes, officials and others from overseas might… Continue reading Tokyo Olympics Didn’t Worsen Covid-19 Spread, Data Suggest

One superintendent uses social media to show COVID concerns

SEGUIN, Texas — COVID-19 cases continue to climb at schools across the state. In Seguin, the rising number of cases is having an impact on the attendance rate. That’s why one superintendent took to social media to share his concerns with parents. What You Need To Know Like many Texas school districts, Seguin ISD has seen a… Continue reading One superintendent uses social media to show COVID concerns

New Mexico Health Department’s last-minute cannabis license raises eyebrows | Local News

Less than a week before the New Mexico Department of Health transferred authority over the state’s medical marijuana program to the newly created Cannabis Control Division, officials opened a narrow window for producers to apply for a license for the first time in six years. But the department didn’t let anyone know. Only one company… Continue reading New Mexico Health Department’s last-minute cannabis license raises eyebrows | Local News