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Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls’ Mental Health

null Getty There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health—studies have reported for several years now that more time spent on social media is linked to mental health issues, from low self-esteem and loneliness to depression and even suicidality. A new study from University College London and Imperial College London makes… Read More »

Media messages throw shade on sun safety

Some Australian media have been publishing inaccurate and conflicting information about vitamin D and safe sun exposure, research has found. Researchers reviewed more than 200 articles published between 2000 and 2017 and found that many journalists encouraged abandoning sun safety messages and glorified sun exposure for the sake of vitamin D. However, some journalists took… Read More »

Q&A with Jefferson Health's new chief medical social media officer

Austin Chiang, a gastroenterologist at Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania, was recently tapped to take on a new role at the health system: chief medical social media officer. It’s a unique position that isn’t common at many medical institutions across the country. Chiang talked with Healthcare Dive to explain more about the job and his vision for… Read More »