We've known for a while that social media use is linked to symptoms of depression and loneliness, primarily by causing FOMO-related anxiety (i.e., fear of missing out on experiences with your friends, or at least knowing what everybody's up to) or by making us constantly compare our lives and bodies to those of random internet people.
In some countries, doctors are paid bonuses for healing their patients, or they’re not even paid at all until the patient becomes well.
Prescription pill addiction has skyrocketed in the United States over the past three decades, mostly due to an over-prescription of pain medication and anxiety medication.
When describing the cultural impact of social media, to call it “phenomenal” would be an understatement. But is the overuse of social networking sites like Facebook on par with the use of physically addictive and/or mind-altering substances?
Wherever you go today, you will see people with their heads looking down at the tiny screen in their hands.
The United States has seen a surge in deaths from overdoses of opioids, including both prescription drugs and illegal opioids such as heroin.
In this Health Ranger Report, Mike Adams interviews Sean Cohen, author of "14AndOut," a course that helps smokers quit the addiction by learning innovative techniques and strategies never before heard.