Depression Risk Rises from Too Much Social Media

Nathaniel Counts is senior vice president of behavioral health innovation for the nonprofit Mental Health America. He said the researchers did a good job of accounting for other factors that could explain the link between social media use and depression. However, depression is complicated, and it’s difficult to tease out the role of a … Read more

Kids’ Weight Rises When Convenience Stores Open

MONDAY, Dec. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Children have an increased risk of obesity when there are more convenience stores in their neighborhood, a new study shows. “In this study, we found that community food environment, particularly small neighborhood stores, can significantly influence children’s weight status. Our findings are useful for designing future interventions … Read more

Retail inflation in September rises to 7.34 per cent

India’s September retail inflation has risen to 7.34 per cent, the government data said. Representative image | PTI The annual retail inflation in September has risen to 7.34 per cent, mainly on account of higher food prices, according to government data. The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 6.69 per cent … Read more