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Research into the effects of concussions on children's brains is urging longer waiting periods for healing, while also allowing kids to return to normal activities sooner. The key, say experts, is for parents to respect these findings lest their...
A growing number of kids around the world are being seriously injured or even dying, often within eyesight or earshot of their parents. The problem: mom are dad are too absorbed in their digital screens to notice. Talk about your...
It's shaped liked a slick, high-tech device that cooks up nicotine-laced juices with playful names more commonly found in ice cream shops. The resulting aerosol tastes like gummi bears, bubble gum, or a thousand other fun flavors, is easy...
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Since 2010 the number of teens (ages 13-18) who committed suicide increased a whopping 31%, and researchers are increasingly convinced that this increase is related to the use of smartphones. Specifically, a new study demonstrates that the likelihood of suicide or...
Thinking of buying an Internet-connected toy or device for your child this holiday? Do so with the understanding the data these Internet of Things (IoT) toys collect - your child's location, words, images, video, etc. - could very well...

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