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Delivered ‘Like A Pizza’: Why Killer Drug Fentanyl Is So Hard To Stop

Delivered ‘Like A Pizza’: Why Killer Drug Fentanyl Is So Hard To Stop

By Martha Bebinger, WBUR The latest chart of overdose deaths in Massachusetts shows a climbing blue line labeled “fentanyl.” Pick a spot on that line in mid-August and picture…

Connections aren’t conversations – while technology enables, it can also interfere

Connections aren’t conversations – while technology enables, it can also interfere

Daria Kuss, Nottingham Trent University A prisoner was in the US was recently released after 44 years of incarceration for the attempted murder of a police officer. Emerging onto the…

Will the next U.S. president close the digital divide for Americans without broadband access?

Will the next U.S. president close the digital divide for Americans without broadband access?

J.J. Po-An Hsieh, Georgia State University Most of the 2016 presidential candidates’ policy platforms recognize the strategic importance of high-speed Internet (HSI), or broadband, in transforming…

There’s a new addiction on campus: Problematic Internet Use (PIU)

There’s a new addiction on campus: Problematic Internet Use (PIU)

Susan M. Snyder, Georgia State University; Jennifer E. O’Brien, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and Wen Li, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Problematic Internet Use is…

Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University One of the most frustrating issues modern parents face is how to manage children’s screen time. Official guidelines say kids aged five to 18…

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems By Chiara Barnaba In in a recent article by The Tech Times, our generations addiction to technology and the internet can…

We don’t need digital detox, but there is a need to rethink our relationship with technology

We don’t need digital detox, but there is a need to rethink our relationship with technology

Natasha Mauthner, University of Aberdeen We all know the scare stories. Growing numbers of people are becoming addicted to the internet and constantly checking their digital gadgets. They are steadily…

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

David Dunning, University of Michigan In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that…

Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

Elliot Berkman, University of Oregon “22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how…