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Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Sticks and stones and … social media?

Bullying has been a reality for generations of youngsters—but today's youth are exposed to a particularly vicious strain, worsened by social media.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Snubbed on social media?

If so, your depression risk may rise.

Too much social media may harm a woman’s body image

Such sites often put false images in your field of vision, whether you opt for them or not.

Tech sabotages teens’ sleep

Avoid becoming a zombie by leaving smartphones outside the bedroom, and establishing limits of use.

Stop the cycle of bullying

Learn the telltale signs of harassment — and what to do about it — with these 3 big questions.

Study: ‘Phantom’ phone vibrations affect 9 in 10

Constantly checking your phone can heighten stress and lower productivity—especially if you're a young person.

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

Selfie-obsessed? Could be low self-esteem

Some people look at social media photos so much that it lowers their satisfaction with life and self.

Lead the charge against cyberbullying

Parents play a critical role in safeguarding their children from the harms of online abuse.

Campaign cool-down: 5 tips to guard mental well-being

We have a few more months of presidential politics to endure. A psychologist suggests ways to cope.

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