A Brief History of Screen Panic

For as long as we’ve had TVs, videogames, smartphones, and tablets, there have been scientists, politicians, and parents worrying about whether too much screen time will build children less healthy( maybe ), more violent( debatable ), and hopelessly distracted( Sorry, can you repeat that ?). Here’s a short history of people dreading the worst. 1951…

This is how not to write about disordered eating

Such articles contains descriptions of disordered eating . Reddit user lucyfferrecently took to the website to post about her ongoing recovery from anorexia. She describes how she still fights with body image issues, but feels healthy and happy thanks to some lifestyle changes. Her post concludes with asking anyone struggling with anorexia to reach out…

Dems appear south to test anti-Trump strategy

Roswell, Georgia( CNN) Voters here sent Newt Gingrichto Congress for two decades. Tom Price, the conservative Republican tap by President Donald Trump to dismantle Obamacare, represented the district for another dozen years. But the party, reeling from Hillary Clinton’s loss in November and locked out of power in Washington, is looking to Atlanta’s northern suburbiums…

Zika ‘hysteria’ is way ahead of research into virus, says expert

Leslie Lobel says its unclear whether birth defects in Brazil are linked to Zika, and theres no proof virus causes microcephaly One of the worlds leading virologists has warned against public hysteria surrounding the Zika virus, saying global health authorities need to focus more broadly on prevention of infectious diseases rather than procuring a cure…

The Least Flattering Selfie Of All My 90′ s Teen Crushes

I turned 13 in 1998 so naturally I’ve spent my entire life wishing I was a teen in the 90′ s. All my celebrity crushes are 90′ s heart throbs and I’d trade lives with Winona Ryder any day. To assuage some of my lifelong 90′ s teen fomo I’ve assessed my teen crushes’ current…

Nanoparticles In Baby Formula: Should Parents Be Frets?

Theres a lot of stuff youd expect to find in newborn formula: proteins, carbs, vitamins, essential minerals. But parents probably wouldnt anticipate discovering exceedingly small, needle-like particles. Yet this is exactly what a squad of scientists here at Arizona State University recently discovered. The research , commissioned and published by Friends of the Earth( FoE)…