Mind Body Therapies for Pain Management

During these last couple of years, we have seen an unprecedented increase in the awareness of the ill effects of overuse and abuse of opioids with an ever-increasing emphasis on doctors to prescribe these powerful drugs much more carefully and judiciously. But, there also has been a fear that this push will lead to undertreatment…

Social Media & Teen Mental Health

Total social media time not related to teen anxiety and depression It’s not the quantity but quality of time spent on social media that determines the outcome. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the time teens spend on social networking sites has increased a great deal, 62.5% in last 9 years to be exact,…

Opiate Addiction in Teens

A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them extra-medically, or beyond the prescribed amount. The study found that out of about 42,000 respondents, they found that 14- and 15-year-olds were two to three times more…