Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’

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As regulatory professionals tasked with protecting research subjects, it’s important to understand the unique risks and benefits of social media use for research

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Plastic surgeons’ Instagram accounts of the weekend trip didn’t note the drug company’s sponsorship, which some ethicists say should be disclosed

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“Munchausen by internet” is rattling tight-knit online support groups

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Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system

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Rejection Kills

April 30, 2019

The brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart. That’s why social exclusion needs a health warning

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The Privacy Project

April 15, 2019

Boundaries of privacy are in dispute, and its future is in doubt. Citizens, politicians and business leaders are asking if societies are making the wisest tradeoffs. The Times is embarking on this project to explore the technology and where it’s taking us, and to convene debate about how it can best help realize human potential

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Other sensitive topics in 2018 include a vaccine scandal and a physician jailed for criticizing traditional Chinese medicine

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