Research + News | Topic: Health
Jun 13, 2019
Many Teens Sleep With Their Phones, Survey Finds – Just Like Their Parents
Four out of five teenagers with mobile devices keep them in their rooms overnight — and nearly a third of those bring them into their beds while sleeping — according a study Wednesday that offered new evidence that mobile devices undermine the rest necessary for peak health. Read the article here.
Mar 18, 2019
Is Porn Making Young Men Impotent?
Up to a third of young men now experience erectile dysfunction. Some are turning to extreme measures such as penile implants – but is kicking their pornography habit the only solution? Read the article here.
Oct 2, 2018
Is Technology Going Too Far In Measuring Student Performance?
In thousands of schools across the country, students are strapping on heart monitors and being judged by the rate of their pulse. Read the article here.
May 15, 2018
Hunched-Over Teens With Text Next Can’t See The Damage They Are Doing To Themselves
Teenagers bent over cell phones, laptops and tablets are setting themselves up for years of pain. Read the article here.
Apr 6, 2018
58% Of Parents Concerned About Negative Health Effects In Children Using Virtual Reality
Parents see virtual reality as providing some benefits to their children, but they also have concerns. Read the article here.
Jan 9, 2018
Fitbit Considers Developing Smartwatch For Kids
In recent years the market for devices that help parents track their children’s health has grown enormously. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2018
If Your Kids Are Glued To Their iPads, It’s Probably A Good Idea To Unglue Them
Is it possible that our children’s ubiquitous use of tablets, computers, and televisions harms their vision? Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2017
Tech At Bedtime May Mean Heavier Kids
Kids and their smartphones aren’t easily parted, but if you want your children to get a good night’s sleep and to stay at a healthy weight, limiting bedtime screen time appears key, new research suggests. Read the article here.
Oct 13, 2017
The Harmful Prison Your Kids Experience Every Day
Tim Elmore blogs about the benefits of putting technology aside and going outside instead. Read his blog here.
Jan 24, 2017
Sleep Loss In Teens Linked To Social Media
Sleep loss in teenagers is correlated with frequent social media use, according to a new study by researchers in the UK, titled “Sleepless in school? The social dimensions of young people’s bedtime rest and routines” published in the Journal of Youth Studies.
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