TikTok shares new mental health resources as Instagram faces backlash against its influence on teens

The potential negative impacts of social media on mental health are not new. Study after study, time spent on these platforms can disrupt sleep and expose teens to bullying and unrealistic views of other people’s lives. Links have been observed between high levels of social media use and symptoms of depression or anxiety. Some social … Read more

Federal judge blocks Biden administration from deporting migrant families under public health order

In a long-awaited ruling, District of Columbia District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan acknowledged the ruling would force the government to make tough decisions, but determined there were enough steps that could be taken to mitigate the spread. of Covid-19. “But given the wide availability of tests, vaccines and other minimization measures, the court is not … Read more

More than half of states have slashed public health powers in the event of a pandemic

By Lauren Weber and Anna Maria Barry-Jester Republican lawmakers in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry at lockdowns and mask warrants, are removing powers that state and local authorities use to protect the public from infectious disease. A KHN review of hundreds of pieces of legislation found that in all … Read more

Analysis: Donald Trump’s mental health becomes an issue again

“Woodward and Costa write that [Joint Chief Chairman Mark] Milley, deeply shaken by the aggression, “was certain that Trump had entered a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election, with Trump now almost manic, yelling at officials and building his own alternate reality on endless election conspiracies.” “Milley feared Trump might ‘go rogue,’ … Read more

Reviews | Biden’s price control will make good health more expensive

Photo: Sue Ogrocki / Associated press Democrats are looking for ways to fund their $ 3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, and one of the plans is to control prescription drug prices. If adopted, these policies would be of great harm to patients. Far from saving money, price controls would make better health more expensive. White House … Read more

Health officials in UK and Trinidad refute Nicki Minaj’s ‘false claim’ Covid shots cause testicular swelling

UK health officials in Trinidad refuted rapper Nicki Minaj’s ‘false claim’ that her cousin’s friend’s testicles swelled after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine in her home country , Trinidad. In an Instagram story posted Wednesday night, Minaj said she was in “Twitter jail.” “They didn’t like what I was saying over there on that block, I … Read more