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Negative impact of social media affects girls and boys at different ages

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The FINANCIAL — Girls may experience a negative link at 11-13, boys when they are 14-15, Increased social media use might also affect life satisfaction at aged 19, but Adolescents with lower life satisfaction consistently use social media more, according to University of Oxford.…

Analysis reveals impact of poverty and family adversity on adolescent health

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The FINANCIAL — In the UK today, persistent poverty and/or persistent poor parental mental health affects over four in ten children, University of Liverpool researchers have found.…

Adolescents use social media to post about self-injury

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Instagram hashtags related to self-harm almost doubled over the span of a year. As the debate over social media’s oversized influence on children rages, new research from the University of Georgia suggests another online hazard is growing: self-injury posts on Instagram.…

Kids cleared for COVID-19 vaccination

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The FINANCIAL — Providing safe and effective vaccinations to children, especially as they’ve returned to school, is an important step to protect them from getting sick.…

With more kids eligible for vaccines, is the pandemic in a new phase?

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With the FDA authorization last week, 28 million more children are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Experts from the School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine share their thoughts about what to expect in the weeks and months to come.…

How our brain uses nutritional state to regulate growth

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The FINANCIAL —  Scientists discovered how a receptor in the brain, MC3R, detects the nutritional state of the body and regulates the timing of puberty and rate of growth in children, according to UKRI.…

Is it safe to trick-or-treat this Halloween?

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The FINANCIAL — Kaiser Permanente health expert offers advice to safeguard children’s health. With Halloween approaching, many parents are rightfully asking whether it’ll be safe for their kids to trick-or-treat this year as COVID-19 continues to dominate the news.…

Children could be dangerous carriers of virus

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Study finds kids to be potential spreaders of COVID-19 and emerging variants. By studying 110 children aged two weeks to 21 years who tested positive for COVID-19 at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) or urgent care clinics, researchers confirmed earlier findings that infants, children and adolescents are equally capable of carrying high levels of live, replicating SARS-CoV-2…

Introducing Amazon Glow—A Whole New Way to Bring Families Together for Fun and Learning

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced Amazon Glow, a new interactive device that brings a new magic to video calls and transforms the way kids connect with remote loved ones by participating in activities together. During video calls on Glow, kids see remote loved ones on a dedicated 8” display while reading stories, playing games, and creating…

A COVID vaccine for kids

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More than half a year has passed since the first vaccine for COVID-19 was given emergency authorization, and almost half the United States has protection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus as a result. Yet children under the age of 12, for whom the vaccines haven’t yet been authorized, have been unable to take advantage, University of…

Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development

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The FINANCIAL -- New research shows how high consumption affects learning, memory. Sugar practically screams from the shelves of your grocery store, especially those products marketed to kids, according to University of Georgia. …

Safe Kids Worldwide and Amazon Announce New Partnership to Help Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries

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The FINANCIAL -- Safe Kids Worldwide and Amazon announced today a new partnership dedicated to educating consumers and protecting kids from preventable injuries such as traffic injuries, falls, and burns. Over the coming year, Safe Kids and Amazon will host a series of events across the country for new parents to learn about infant and…

When will kids be eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19?

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The FINANCIAL -- As the number of adults in the U.S. who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 continues to increase, children under 16 aren't authorized to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Children who are 16 and up can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, but no one under 18 is eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson…

The Gift That Got Away: Adult Brits are STILL sad they never received a Game Boy, Mr Frosty and SEGA Mega Drive for Christmas as children

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The FINANCIAL — Argos reveals the top gifts that the nation missed out on as children, with Game Boy, Mr Frosty and Sega Mega Drive making the top ten. Some of the gifts adults wished they hadn’t unwrapped as kids was also revealed, including a crocheted waistcoat, geography encyclopaedia and a half-eaten chocolate according to the…

Nestlé To Bring Healthy Nutrition for Kids in Remote Georgia

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The world’s largest food and beverage company Nestlé plans to expand its business and bring children’s nutrition productions to various, difficult-to-reach mountain regions in Georgia in 2020. In addition, the brand plans to optimize its portfolio by replacing products less in demand with new flavors. “For example, we will replace the 90-gram soft-packed fruit juices…