Researchers at Penn found that social isolation comes with greater consequences than loneliness.
Social media still has its benefits, like keeping in touch with friends and family that are separated by large distances. A central reason that we keep coming back to social media is that we keep thinking it will give us a boost and make us feel better. But in reality, it makes us feel worse.
Loneliness is linked to serious health problems as shown by several studies.
A new poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal found that 71 percent of Americans would support mandatory quarantines for Ebola health workers.
A new study reported that obesity and depression often go hand in hand.
According to a new study, sharing information about extraordinary events can hurt social life and lead to feelings of exclusion.
The CDC and other health officials throughout the world stressed the importance of tackling the Ebola outbreak now.
Hospital officials reported that doctor Kent Brantly, 33, who was infected with Ebola in West Africa, is scheduled to be discharged today.
A new study reported that fewer teens are being bullied today in school.
Officials reported that Ebola hemorrhagic fever is responsible for 59 deaths so far in Guinea.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ building has evacuated most of its 1,500 employees after receiving a suspicious letter that was believed to contain anthrax.
Researchers concluded that teenagers who develop strong relationships in middle school have better social skills later on in life.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.