Tag Archives: Time

Viewpoints: Lessons On Why It’s So Hard To Kick Sweets Like Candy Corn; Time To Double Efforts To Find A Cure For Alzheimer’s

Health care writers weigh in on these health issues and others. The Washington Post: Halloween Stirs Childhood Memories Of Sweet Treats. But Adulthood Means Putting That Sweet Tooth In Check. Ever since Halloween goodies began appearing on grocery store shelves, my sweet tooth has been acting up. It’s craving candy corn, those orange, yellow and… Read More »

Race against time for family of toddler with ultra-rare disease, whose only chance at life costs $3 million

When Michael Pirovolakis was born eight days before Christmas in 2017, his green eyes glowed bright like two snow globes. He had 10 fingers, 10 toes and a full head of hair matted to his head. Michael was a cooing, crying, healthy baby boy. “What else could we ask for,” said his father, Terry. Terry,… Read More »

‘Time outs’ don’t do any harm, parents told

Using “time outs” to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests. Despite criticism of the “naughty step” strategy, children’s anxiety did not increase and neither did their aggressive behaviour, the eight-year study of families found. But a UK psychologist said the key was how the technique… Read More »

Teens who spend more time on social media suffer worse depression

Teens who spend hours on social media are more likely to suffer depression: Screen time fuels negative comparisons and ‘spirals’ for high-schoolers, study finds Teenagers spend an average of nine hours a day looking at screens  Many psychologists have blamed social media for worsening mental health, especially among young people – but haven’t been able to… Read More »