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Thousands of android apps tracking children’s data: study

5 months, 28 days ago
Children are becoming tech-savvy and some may argue it’s the need of the hour, but an alarming research has surfaced claiming that more than 3,300 smartphone apps have been improperly collecting data on children. A study of 5,855 Android…

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

9 months, 8 days ago
NEW YORK: Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported Monday. "There is a…

Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

1 year, 6 months ago
Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and "my self-esteem was shot." Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an…

Addiction is a crisis, not a character flaw: US surgeon general

1 year, 10 months ago
MIAMI: Alcoholism and drug abuse are a pressing public health crisis in the United States, and addiction should no longer be dismissed as a "character flaw," top US health officials said. For the first time, the US surgeon general, Vivek…

Obama to sign bill to battle heroin addiction

2 years, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will sign legislation passed by Congress aimed at combating a nationwide epidemic of heroin and other opioid addictions, the White House said on Wednesday.

Why alcohol is dangerous for your body

3 years, 7 months ago
The adverse effects of alcohol can be many and quite injurious to your health. If you want to live a clean, healthy life and of course maintain sanity, say no to alcohol!