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Pool Party Poopers: Parents Tire Of Summer — After Just 13 Days, Survey Finds

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Jul 04, 2019 … NEW YORK — Summer is eagerly anticipated all year long by children dreaming of escaping the boredom and responsibility of school, but what about their parents? While summer may feel like one big vacation for most kids, a new survey suggests that most parents are more stressed than ever during the summer months. The survey of…

No Amount Of Alcohol Is ‘Safe’ When You’re Pregnant, Study Finds

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Oct 26, 2017 … BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — That occasional glass of wine may be more harmful than believed. A new study finds that simply put, no amount of alcohol is “safe” to drink when you’re pregnant. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York conducted an experiment on pregnant rats, exposing them to ethyl alcohol vapor once, about halfway…

Time Spent On Social Media Doesn’t Affect Risk Of Mental Disorders, Study Finds

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Nov 07, 2017 … ORLANDO — While many blame heavy social media use for today’s mental health crisis among adolescents, a new study finds that evidence pointing to time spent on Facebook or Snapchat isn’t linked to a higher risk of loneliness, social anxiety, or other disorders. Instead, the authors believe critics should focus more on the manner in which…

Anxiously attached partners have trouble with jealousy when a baby enters the relationship

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Oct 07, 2020 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Having an anxious attachment style is not the end-all-be-all recipe for disaster in a relationship. When a newborn baby arrives however, a study finds it can ruffle a few feathers. Ohio State University researchers say an anxious or jealous partner can make an already stressful transition even more chaotic. “You might think,…

Back-to-school anxiety: 3 in 5 parents stressed out just thinking about packing lunches again

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Aug 16, 2021 … NEW YORK — Two in five parents are the most stressed out before the school day even begins. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 parents of school-aged children that looked at some of the biggest pain points for parents getting ready for back-to-school season. Trouble begins at the grocery store of all places for more…

Heavy Drinking In Teen Years Causes Changes In Brain Linked To Psychological Problems In Adulthood

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Jun 18, 2019 … CHICAGO — Teenage drinking can cause a good deal of problems in the short term, but now a new study has found that it may also cause long lasting changes in teens’ brains many years after that first nasty hangover wears off. Drinking, specifically binge drinking, in adolescence has lasting effects on the brain’s wiring in…

Perfectionism Is On The Rise, And It’s A Major Cause Of Mental Health Issues, Study Finds

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Jan 08, 2018 … BATH, England — They might say that nobody’s perfect, but don’t tell millennials that. A new study finds that perfectionism is far more prevalent among young adults than previous generations, and the trend is adversely affecting their mental health. Researchers in the United Kingdom examined data on nearly 42,000 college students from English-speaking countries who had…

Study: Playing Video Games Puts Young Girls At Risk Of Isolation, Delayed Social Skills

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Apr 27, 2019 … WASHINGTON — Playing video games frequently won’t affect the social development of boys, but young girls were at greater risk of experiencing isolation and delayed social skills, according to a new longitudinal study of children ages 6-12. With the popularity of video games steadily rising around the world, parents, educators, and policymakers have raised concerns about…

Pay Attention: Easily-Distracted Kindergarteners Earn Less In Adulthood, Study Finds

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Jun 20, 2019 … MONTREAL — Young children around the ages of five or six are usually powder kegs of energy, excitedly interacting with anything and everything they can get their hands on. Most of the time, the quirks of childhood are simply written off as part of the process of growing up, but can a young child’s behavior accurately predict…

Video game addiction not a problem for most kids, but some gamers face serious issues later in life

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Nov 02, 2020 … WASHINGTON — There’s a certain perception society has about children who play a lot of video games. While some may think most kids who like their gaming systems have an unhealthy addiction, researchers at Brigham Young University say not so fast. According to a six-year study released by the American Physiological Association, playing video games…

Drinking even a small amount of alcohol while pregnant can put baby’s brain in danger

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Oct 03, 2020 … SYDNEY, Australia — Is there any “safe” amount of alcohol a pregnant woman can drink without possibly doing harm to her unborn child? It doesn’t look like it, according to a new study from the University of Sydney. Researchers say even low levels of alcohol use while pregnant can potentially have a “significant impact” on…

Nearly Quarter Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Mental Disorder, Study Finds

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Nov 01, 2017 … HOUSTON — Undocumented Mexican immigrants living near the California-Mexico border experience increased rates of clinical depression and anxiety, a new study finds. Researchers at Rice University examined the incidence of mental illnesses and substance abuse among 250 individuals within this stressed population, finding that 23 percent met the DSM’s criteria for having a mental disorder.…

Too much screen time may not be so bad for kids after all

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Sep 13, 2021 … BOULDER, Colo. — Children and adolescents today spend much more time scrolling and staring at screens than older generations. Many believe all that extra screen time isn’t doing tomorrow’s leaders any favors, but a surprising new study actually finds the opposite. University of Colorado-Boulder researchers report increased screen time among adolescents only results in a slightly…

Coronavirus kindness: Americans genuinely more concerned for others during pandemic

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Sep 03, 2020 … PHILADELPHIA — Are Americans showing more selfishness or selflessness during the coronavirus pandemic? An uplifting new survey shows that, thankfully and admirably, it’s the latter. Results show that people generally report worrying more about their loved ones’ health or unknowingly spreading the virus to others than their own wellbeing. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and…