Colorectal cancer is on the rise in persons under 50 years, often found with advanced disease at diagnosis. The reasons for this are unclear and more research is needed to get answers so that timely interventions can be taken to prevent colorectal cancer.
Prenatal exposure to opioids due to addiction of mothers to these substances leads to withdrawal symptoms in neonates, and there is longer hospital stay due to poverty in these families. Social services to these at-risk families decreased the length of stay.
Internet addiction is a growing social concern. It is defined as a disorder associated with the compulsive use of the Internet that the victim fails to control.
The diagnostic criteria for Internet addiction include: