The first long-term study on how screen time affects children’s brains found more than 2 hours a day could do major damage

Adam Berry / Getty A new and ongoing study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is testing how screen time affects children’s brains, CBS News reported. When complete, the study will have followed more than 11,000 children for a decade, monitoring how digital screens like smartphones, video games, and tablets are changing the young […]

Smoke From California Wildfires Affects SFO, Visible From LAX

Smoke From California Wildfires Affects SFO, May Reach LAX Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Cathay Pacific data breach affects up to 9.4 million customers

Cathay Pacific, the primary airline of Hong Kong known for its high-speed WiFi, was hit with a major data breach that affects up to 9.4 million passengers. The company said that personal information including passport numbers, identity card numbers, credit card numbers, frequent flyer membership program numbers, customer service comments and travel history had been […]

A new treatment for a condition that can feel like tiny people skating on razor blades in your stomach and affects an estimated 200 million women just got approved (ABBV)

Reuters The FDA just approved elagolix, a new treatment for women living with endometriosis. Endometriosis, a condition that affects millions of women, occurs when tissue from the uterus grows outside of it, leading to cysts, heavy bleeding, and scarring.  It’s the first new treatment in a pill form for the disorder in more than a […]

Learner drivers are allowed to drive on the motorway from TODAY: Here’s how it affects you

GETTY Learner drivers will soon be allowed to take motorway driving lessons From today, learner drivers will be able to take lessons on the motorway in the UK. Any motorway lessons learner drivers take will be voluntary and not become a mandatory part of the learning and examination process and will not feature in the […]

Under Armour data breach affects 150 million MyFitnessPal users

Under Armour has just disclosed that 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were affected by a security breach. The company became aware of it on March 25th, and deduced that unauthorized parties had access to the accounts since late February 2018 — but only users’ usernames, email addresses, and hashed passwords were exposed. Government-issued identification like driver’s […]

Japan joining US global anti-missile shield ‘directly affects’ Russia’s security interests – Lavrov

The deployment of US missile shield components in Japan directly affects Russia’s national security and regional interests, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a press conference with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo. “Japan’s plans for deploying a global missile defense system directly affect [the] security interests of Russia,” Lavrov noted on his state visit, reiterating […]

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

Jacob Lund/Shutterstock It’s odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there’s more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain. There are many different forms of fasting, […]

Hazmat incident at US military base: 'Suspicious letter' affects up to 11 people

Eleven people became ill at a Marine base near Arlington, Virginia, after opening a suspicious letter. Three were taken to the hospital after a hazardous material situation was declared. The Arlington Fire Department responded to a hazardous material call at Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall at 4:30 p.m. local time. Fire crews and hazmat units rushed to […]

Misery of tinnitus affects one in five British adults

The elderly are more likely to suffer with up to 24 per cent affected but the condition hits up to 16 per cent of younger people too. Tinnitus can strike anyone, and may be temporary or permanent, constant or intermittent and is most commonly associated with damage caused by loud noise. Listening to booming music […]