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2011-01-19 05:35:00

A new study finds that too much, or too little, Internet use may be linked to depression among teens.  The research showed that teens who spent no time online, as well as those who were heavy Internet users, were at increased risk of depression symptoms. Dr. Pierre-Andre Michaud and colleagues at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland surveyed 7,200 participants aged 16 to 20 years old about the frequency of their Internet use. Those who said they were online more than two hours per...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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