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New evidence that social media increases loneliness

According to the first author of the new study, which featured in the Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, no scientific study has proven a causal connection between the two until now. University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt believes that her team is responsible for the first experimental study of Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram […]

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Scientists found out why Russia and the state of Wisconsin drink a lot and suffer from cirrhosis

Your residence can influence how much you consume alcohol. According to new research Department of gastroenterology of the University of Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh), people living in relatively cold regions, where there is less sunlight, drink more alcohol. A study recently published in the journal Hepatology, showed that the lower the temperature and amount of […]

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Here’s How To Save on Tamiflu This Flu Season

Luckily, there are some ways for you to save.     What is Tamiflu? Tamiflu and the generic, oseltamivir, are used to prevent the flu and shorten the duration of an active flu—specifically flus caused by the influenza A and B viruses. If taken within the first 48 hours of getting the flu, Tamiflu blocks […]

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Pharmacist-Led Effort Cuts Inappropriate Rx in Older Adults

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 — A pharmacist-led intervention has the potential to reduce prescriptions for inappropriate medication in older adults, according to a study published in the Nov. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Philippe Martin, Ph.D., from the University of Montreal, and colleagues compared the effectiveness of a consumer-targeted, pharmacist-led […]