On a daily average in the study, two-year-olds were in front of screens for about 2.5 hours, three-years-olds got 3.5 hours and five-year-olds used screens for about 1.5 hours, in part because many had started school.
A new report by researchers at the University of British Columbia has found that up to one-third of pregnant women believe it is safe to ingest cannabis during pregnancy.
Close to 1,000 Canadians die each year because of their jobs, according to official numbers from Canada’s workers’ compensation agencies. But a new study says that figure is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true extent of work-related deaths across the country.
A survey published in The Lancet journal tracked 220 cancer patients who turned to GoFundMe to pay for homeopathic treatment which is not based on modern science. At least 28 per cent of those patients died and research points to an increased risk of death among those who seek alternative treatments.
Where a person lives in Canada may affect their ability to make healthy choices due to a significant difference in environmental factors such as the price and availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in their community, a McMaster University study suggests.
Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released — but only when kids get their grades on a Friday, a study in Florida suggests.
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 […]
Enlarge / How has Tyrion Lannister survived for so long? Being high born helps, being male doesn’t. His willingness to switch his allegiance to Daenerys Targaryen likely tipped the balance. (credit: HBO) Game of Thrones boasts one of the highest body counts on TV, knocking off even major characters in some very gruesome ways. Perhaps […]
The International Panel on Artificial Intelligence will be modeled on a group formed in 1988 to study climate change and recommend government policies. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c098327c2b2437de9ba9471/master/pass/Justin-T-1060596938.jpg
Enlarge (credit: Wyss Institute, Harvard) If you have ADHD, chances are higher that your siblings do, too. Estimates differ as to how strong the connection is, but the arrows point in the same direction: genetics helps determine someone’s risk for ADHD. Beyond that, we still have myriad questions and not many answers—which genes play a […]