We may be glued to our smartphones because of an evolutionary drive for socializing, rather than a technological addiction to them, new research suggests. “…we need to start having a conversation about the appropriate way to use smartphones…” The desire to watch and monitor others, but also to be seenContinue Reading

How young children use screen devices, rather than how much time they spend using the devices, may be the strongest predictor of emotional or social problems connected with screen addiction, new research suggests. “Our study has demonstrated that there is more to it than number of hours…” This held trueContinue Reading

  Harmful myths about opioids, opioid addiction, and people with substance use disorders persist and may even prevent people from getting treatment, say experts. Between 2015 and 2016, drug overdose deaths went from 33,095 to 59,000, the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States. That number is expectedContinue Reading