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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Limiting screen time may do wonders for teenagers’ sleep

Sleep problems again. This time in teenagers. The interesting aspect of this new study is that their sleep problems can be improved in just one week. How? Limiting evening exposure to screens, mobile phones, tablets and computers could do the trick. The research says the crucial factor to bear in mind is reducing exposure to… Read More »

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

The staff at the center asked the children to depict their time in CBP custody. A social worker at the center gave the drawings to the American Academy of Pediatrics, which gave them to CNN. “The fact that the drawings are so realistic and horrific gives us a view into what these children have experienced,”… Read More »

When making summer plans for children, leave some time unplanned

The school year is ending, and it’s the time of year when families are planning what their children will do during summer vacation. For many families, these plans are crucial for childcare reasons, as parents need their children to be somewhere safe and supervised while they are at work. And of course, parents understandably want… Read More »

‘Screen Time’ Is Over

The debate over screen time is typically accompanied by a good deal of finger-wagging: The digital experience is a ruinous habit, akin to binge-eating curly fries, gambling on cock fights or drinking whiskey with breakfast. Meanwhile, social scientists who are trying to study the actual psychological effects of screen time are left in a bind.… Read More »