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Does Social Media Fuel Eating Disorders?

By Shawn Dwyer

While pro-ana and pro-mia sites have always been around, social media has escalated eating disorder behaviors to a global scale. MORE  

Absence of Feedback on Facebook Can Lead to Loneliness

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers in Australia determined that even the mere absence from Facebook can drive feelings of isolation and low self worth. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Debbie Harry supports Philip Seymour Hoffman's dealer, drunk airline passenger gropes women, couple finds weed in McDonald's burger, and school nurse steals kids' meds. MORE  

Social Media Becomes Hotbed For Drug Cartels To Boast Of Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

Dubbed narcomedia, the trend of cartels using social media to display acts of violence has been growing more widespread. MORE  

Michigan Woman Faces Jail After Bragging About 'Beating' Breathalyzer Test

By McCarton Ackerman

Colleen Cudney could wind up in jail for three months for revealing that she violated the terms of her probation with a status update. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama eliminates drug treatment from ACA, crystal meth smuggled in teddy bears, teens now smoking coffee, and woman poisons husband with antifreeze. MORE  

Teenagers Injected Friend With Heroin and Posted Photos of Dead Body on Facebook

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite three people being present when Dylan Owens died after being injected with a fatal dose of heroin, only one has been charged with any crime. MORE  

Mom Posts Facebook Photo of Drunk Son Covered In Vomit

By McCarton Ackerman

Nikki Hunter drunk-shamed her son after he downed a ridiculous amount of booze while taking part in the neknominate craze. MORE  

National Institutes Of Health 'Mining' Social Media Sites For Drug Data

By McCarton Ackerman

New grant money will assist the government agency in so-called observational research into how social influences play a role in shaping health behaviors. MORE  

Ozzy Osbourne Talks About Recent Relapse

By Shawn Dwyer

In interviews, the aging rocker has talked about his road to recovery and shunning his celebrity image at meetings. MORE  

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