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Social sites may provide clues to teens’ sexual intentions


May 1st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) For parents wondering when they should talk to their children about sex, the writing may be on the wall - or on their child's Facebook page. New ... Read more...

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Teens’ Facebook walls may reveal their sexual intentions


May 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Display of sexual references on teens' Facebook profiles is associated with their intention to initiate intercourse, claims a new study.The study, led by Megan A. Moreno, MD, ... Read more...

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Daycare may double TV time for young kids


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Kids are spending as many as two hours a day in front of television in child care settings, says a new study.Lead author Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, ... Read more...

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TV reduces speech for both infants and their adult caregivers


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the use of language by young children and their adult caregivers decreases when they are watching television.Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, of ... Read more...

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Too much of TV can harm infants


January 14th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Letting infants watch TV could really harm them in the long run, warns a leading child expert.He advised parents to limit the amount of TV children watch before ... Read more...

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Too much TV not good for infants


January 14th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Kids as young as two should not be allowed to watch too much TV, for it can do more harm than good to their ongoing development, according ... Read more...

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Fears of nut allergies creating unnecessary hysteria, says expert


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Efforts taken to control exposure to nuts and reduce the risk of allergies are creating mass ''hysteria'' and an ''overreaction'', says a doctor on the online British ... Read more...

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