The Skinny on Cocaine: Why Drug Causes Weight Loss May Surprise You

There is a widespread assumption that cocaine use suppresses one’s appetite and thereby contributes to weight loss, and that during withdrawal, the “rebound” from this effect leads to rapid weight gain. However, new research from the University of Cambridge has provided evidence against this assumption, and while the overall effect is essentially the same, the…

Sexting Leads to the Real Thing for Many Teens, Study Finds

Sexting is the popular term used to describe the sending and receiving of sexually suggestive or explicit text messages on a cell phone. This practice has gained widespread attention in the popular media, but doctors and mental health researchers have only just begun exploring its potential emotional and physical consequences in teenagers and young adults.…