Research + News | Topic: Health
Oct 26, 2020
YouTube ‘Kidfluencers’ Exposing Children To ‘Staggering’ Amounts Of Junk Food Ads
Researchers found that almost half of the clips looked at on the video site’s “wildly popular” channels featuring child stars promoted unhealthy food and drinks. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2020
Social Media Challenge Has Teens Trying To get COVID-19
A new social media challenge could have your child licking different public objects to possibly get the coronavirus. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2020
‘Metabolism Drops’ Recall: What To Know About TikTok’s Latest Dangerous Trend
The maker of Metabolism Drops, Rae Wellness, has issued a recall after teens began promoting this weight-loss supplement on TikTok. Read the article here.
Dec 11, 2019
Most Parents Fear Their Kids Will Suffer Hearing Damage From Their Various Music Players And Smartphones
A majority of parents — 70 percent — are concerned about their children developing hearing damage from listening to music players, tablets and smartphones, according to a new national poll released this week. Read the article here.
Dec 6, 2019
Cellphone-Related Head And Neck Injuries On The Rise
Dec 3, 2019
Teens Overwhelmingly Engage With Junk Food On Social Media Because There’s No Kale TikTok
While teens are using social networking platforms, they are exposed to marketing from food brands. Read the article here.
Nov 15, 2019
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.
Oct 10, 2019
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.
Sep 19, 2019
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.
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.