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High schoolers who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

But a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills. They’re also less depressed. “We know that romantic relationships are very common among adolescents — in fact, a majority have been… Read More »

When physicians integrate with hospitals, costs go up, Rice study says

When physicians integrate with hospitals, the cost of healthcare rises even though there’s no evidence patients get better treatment, according to a new paper by experts at Rice University and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. As hospitals gain more control over physicians, they may incentivize delivery of more services but not necessarily higher… Read More »

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria during trip to Maryland beach, mom says

A boy became infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach last week, his mother has confirmed. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the boy developed the infection after swimming near Ocean City. In a Facebook post on June 29 the boy’s mother, Brittany Carey, explained that the day after her son… Read More »