Tag Archives: Risk

Coronavirus sickening young adults, children: We are learning ‘that everyone is at risk’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When the coronavirus first started to spread from its origins in China earlier this year, the widely preached consensus was that it did not infect – or at least did not gravely harm – children and young adults. However,… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Can Social Media Decrease Risk for Depression During Pregnancy?

In both pregnant and postpartum women, social isolation contributes to risk for and exacerbation of depressive symptoms.  Many women in this setting turn to the internet and social media as a means of securing support and information. Previous studies, mostly carried out in adolescents and young adults, have shown that social media use is associated… Read More »