Study: Young People Who Use Multiple Social Media Platforms Are More Likely to Be Depressed

Researchers find more evidence of the link between social media use by young adults and depression.

Researchers published an eye-opening analysis that shows just how much social media and depression are linked in young adults. The more social media platforms they are on, the more likely they are to be depressed.

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Studies: Fitness Trackers Don’t Help You Lose Weight (and Genes Aren’t to Blame)

A study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that fitness trackers don’t help you lose weight. Instead, they may impede your efforts.

A fitness tracker and it's corresponding app.

If you love your Fitbit, prepare yourself. This story might bring you down. A study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that fitness trackers don’t help you lose weight. Instead, they may impede your efforts. Researchers monitored the activity and weight loss of participants for 18 months to come to these conclusions.

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