Research + News | Topic: Health

Millennial Parents Turn To Tech To Treat Their Children

Depending on where they live, millennial parents would consider a range of high-tech treatments for the health and wellness of their children. Read the article here.

Ohio Resolution Seeks To Declare Pornography A ‘Public Health Hazard’

An Ohio lawmaker has drafted a new resolution that could declare pornography a public health hazard. House Resolution 180 also links viewing pornography to violence against women. Read the article here.

Study Blames Disturbing Rise In Teens Who Need Glasses On Excessive Screen Time

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.