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Cedars-Sinai Unveils "BabyTime" Initiative to Connect Moms and Newborns via iPads

Cedars-Sinai Unveils "BabyTime" Initiative to Connect Moms and Newborns via iPads

Adriana Lee

We can talk leaks, rumors and specs all day long — and we do — but every once in a while, it's good to step outside the tech industry and see how these devices can have a deep and meaningful impact in the real world. Take Cedars-Sinai, for example. Having seen plenty of complications that leave mothers bed-ridden and put newborns in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), the hospital...

Internet Addiction Could Be Hardwired In Us on a Molecular Level, Say Researchers

Internet Addiction Could Be Hardwired In Us on a Molecular Level, Say Researchers

Adriana Lee

A lot has been made of Internet Addiction Disorder over the last few years. Hardcore Internet users — defined as people who log 38 hours or more per week — show brain activity that's surprisingly similar to that of cocaine addicts and alcoholics. The topic is so popular among behavior researchers that it's quickly becoming the latest "it" diagnosis of the mental healthcare community....