July 21, 2014: Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information
Make sure the information, source are sound

July 17, 2014: Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Those who post provocative images considered less attractive, competent by their peers, study finds

July 09, 2014: Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Nearly three-quarters of 12- to 15-year-olds spend 2 or more hours a day watching TV or on computer

July 01, 2014: iPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids With Autism: Study
Combining use of device with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk, interact

June 20, 2014: Grades Dive With Internet Use During Class Time, Study Finds
This type of multitasking challenges even the smartest college students

May 22, 2014: Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
More than 19,600 packages seized in U.S., including drugs for diabetes, glaucoma and impotence

May 22, 2014: Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

May 20, 2014: Doctors' Use of E-Records More Than Doubles
Government programs to defray costs help physicians install these electronic systems, report says

May 16, 2014: Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study
Researchers find measurement errors, misleading information

April 24, 2014: Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression
Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

April 10, 2014: Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

April 04, 2014: Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

March 13, 2014: Yes, You Can Catch a Bad Mood on Facebook
Researchers report that emotions spread through online world, just like in real life

March 10, 2014: More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
But findings don't confirm a cause-and-effect link

February 10, 2014: Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?
Study found people in emerging nations with TVs, computers and cars more likely to be obese, have diabetes

January 06, 2014: 20 Percent of Seventh Graders Have 'Sexted'
And they were more likely to have engaged in some type of sexual behavior, study says

November 04, 2013: Two Questions May Rule Out Strep Throat
Researchers say home test could determine when a sore throat doesn't warrant a trip to the doctor

October 31, 2013: Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm
Strong link observed between online forums and suicide risk, study says

October 30, 2013: Think You Know What Your Child's Up to Online? Think Again
Parents underestimate exposure to bullying, sexual content, survey finds

October 09, 2013: Doctors Want to Provide Best Care Possible to Patients: Survey
But time spent dealing with electronic health records one of the biggest obstacles they see to doing that

September 23, 2013: FDA Sets Rules for Smartphone Medical Apps
Agency will only regulate those that turn phones into medical devices

August 29, 2013: Facebook Use Linked to Brain's Reward Center
The nucleus accumbens is more strongly activated by positive social feedback, small study finds

August 02, 2013: Smart Technology May Help Kids With Autism Learn, Communicate
Study found apps on iPad, iPod made it easier for them to concentrate, show what they know

July 16, 2013: Electronic Health Records May Slow Rise of Health-Care Costs
Study found small but measurable savings in 3 Mass. communities that have embraced the technology

July 08, 2013: Your Internet Medical Search Isn't Private, Study Finds
Companies track and sell the information, researcher says

June 11, 2013: College Kids Trend Toward Twitter, Adults Favor Facebook
Whatever the vehicle, it reflects growing signs of self-absorbed behavior, study says

June 04, 2013: Young Parents Don't Stress Over Kids' Media Use: Survey
First generation to have lots of exposure to technology not as worried about its effects, researchers report

June 03, 2013: Marriages Forged on the Internet May Last Longer
Study found couples who met online were slightly more likely to stay together

May 28, 2013: Health News Reports May Spur 'Symptoms' in Some People
Power of suggestion, 'nocebo' effect can make you feel sick, study suggests

March 26, 2013: Facebook a Boost for Your Self-Worth?
Website may strengthen notion that you're a good person and loved by others, study contends

March 11, 2013: Facebook 'Likes' Leave a Personal Trail, Study Warns
Individual beliefs and even intelligence can be gathered by others, raising privacy concerns, researchers report

March 07, 2013: Internet Search History May Reveal Unknown Drug Side Effects
Method also used for tracking flu outbreaks

February 20, 2013: Many Younger Parents Weigh Online Doctor Reviews: Poll
But word of mouth still prevails overall

December 14, 2012: Gadget Givers Urged to Consider Ramifications
Electronic gifts should come with efforts to help kids be responsible users, experts say

December 14, 2012: Family Grapples With Kids' Tech Time
Parental diligence and a few rules allow the good with less risk

December 05, 2012: Use Social Media to Fight Childhood Obesity, Heart Experts Say
When one teen makes healthy changes, cyber 'friends' may follow

November 23, 2012: With Bullying, What's a Parent to Do?
What to look for and how to help if your child is being victimized

November 12, 2012: Could iPads, Kindles Be Just What the Eye Doctor Ordered?
Digital tablets improve reading speed of those with central vision loss, study finds

November 09, 2012: Another Study Links 'Sexting' to Sexual Activity in Teens
But Dutch researchers find those at risk are in the minority

October 30, 2012: Smartphones Linked to Sexual Activity in Teens: Study
But whether one leads to the other isn't clear

September 04, 2012: Could Internet Addiction Be Genetic?
People hooked on nicotine share same gene mutation as those overusing the Web, study finds

August 23, 2012: Modern Technology Adds to Worldwide Obesity Woes: Report
As countries gain information and communication advances, populations pack on pounds, research shows

August 16, 2012: Most Parents Think Social Media Not a Bad Thing: Survey
Many believe it prepares their kids for future work world, broadens their thinking

July 28, 2012: Experts Offer Tips to Cut Kids' Screen Time During Summer
Parents urged to limit the time children spend watching TV and playing video games

July 17, 2012: U.S. Doctors Embracing Electronic Health Records: Survey
Over half have such a system, and another quarter plan to use one in the coming year

July 02, 2012: More Than 1 in 4 Teens Have 'Sexted': Study
Houston-area survey finds more than half have been asked to send naked photos of themselves

June 26, 2012: Magnets in iPad2 May Alter Settings on Brain Shunt Devices: Study
Effect seen only when tablet computer was within inches of the patient's head, researcher noted

June 16, 2012: More People Stay 'Connected' on Vacation Via Web: Study
Today's travelers use smartphones, other personal electronic devices instead of postcards, payphones

May 30, 2012: More Families Seek Kidney Donations on Facebook
Researchers unsure if social media is a safe, effective route to finding donors

May 25, 2012: Cancer Patients Share Web Info With Docs for Insight, Advice
They are not typically challenging their treatments, study found