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Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Oct 31, – While social media can help vulnerable teenagers seeking support, Internet use can do more harm than good for young people at risk of self-harm or suicide, a new study suggests. Researchers from Oxford University in England found conflicting evidence on whether online activity poses a positive or negative influence for vulnerable teens, […]

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Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Sep 25, –  This season’s vaccine protects against 4 types of flu virus,  flu vaccine is now available  and Americans should get their flu shot as soon as possible, an expert says. “Contrary to some beliefs, getting the flu shot in September is a good thing and will offer protection for the entirety of the […]

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2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti crisis deepening

2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti crisis deepening

June 10, BELLE ANSE, Haiti (AP) — The hair on broomstick-thin children has turned patchy and orangish, their stomachs have ballooned to the size of their heads and many look half their age — the tell-tale signs of malnutrition. Mabriole town official Geneus Lissage fears that death is imminent for these children if Haitian authorities […]

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