During a typical day, kids and teens check out YouTube, watch TV, play video games, scroll through social media feeds, and listen to music. Overall, they're passive consumers of the content they love -- which is fine.
Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 3:36 am
Almost a week after 17 students and teachers were gunned down at a Florida high school, the state legislature voted against a measure to consider a ban on semi-automatic weapons. Instead, they declared pornography to be public health risk.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 8:43 pm
Flu vaccinations may become painless again. A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted Wednesday to recommend, once again, that FluMist, the nasal spray version of the influenza vaccine, be used during the 2018-19 season.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 7:06 pm
Two surgical sponges were left in a woman's abdomen for at least six years, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 5:00 pm
Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 4:00 pm
Eye-catching objects designed for, and by, people with physical and other disabilities are the focus of the current "Access+Ability" exhibition in New York.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 5:32 am
Don Benedict played handball competitively for 30 years in the Pacific Northwest. To stay in shape, he ran 5 miles every other day.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 5:15 am
A Thai court has given a wealthy Japanese businessman sole custody of 13 children he fathered through surrogates in Thailand.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 2:09 am
Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life -- and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 3:34 pm
An outbreak of 28 salmonella infections in 20 states has been linked to kratom products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Tuesday. Though no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 1:04 pm
A proposed bill to ban non-medically required male circumcision on babies and children in Iceland is receiving backlash from religious communities.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 11:16 am
Picture the causes of air pollution in a major city and you are likely to visualise pollutants spewing out of cars, trucks and buses.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 4:38 am