Gadget Givers Urged to Consider Ramifications
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Gifts of electronic gadgets,
like smartphones and laptops, no doubt bring glee to the teens who
receive them. But people thinking of gifting such devices to a kid
might want to consider the broader ramifications.
Family Grapples With Kids' Tech Time
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Every Christmas, Linda
Russell knows her three children's wish lists will be chock-full of
requests for the latest in electronic toys and gadgets. And, like
most parents, she struggles to know when to give in and get the
requested new computer or when to say no to the latest video
Olympic Medalists May Also Claim 'Survival Advantage'
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Olympic medal winners live
longer than people in the general population, but athletes who do
high- or moderate-intensity sports have no survival advantage over
those who do low-intensity activities such as golf, according to
two new studies.
Dog Helps Super-Sleepy Woman in Her Travels
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs have been known to
assist their human companions in surprising ways, and now a new
case study suggests they can even help patients with severe sleep
problems stay awake during the day.
Mind Wandering Drives Up Crash Rate
THURSDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers often "zone out"
behind the wheel, and this mind wandering contributes to many car
crashes, a new study finds.