WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Children’s screen use could be altering their developing brains as they enter adolescence and increasing their risk for mood disorders, a major new study finds. Children ages 9 and 10 who spend more time on smartphones, tablets, video games and TV exhibited higherContinue Reading

TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Children with mental health problems are flooding America’s hospitals. A new study of 4.8 million pediatric hospitalizations between 2009 and 2019 found that the number of acute care hospitalizations for kids with mental health problems increased significantly. In 2019, most were due toContinue Reading

TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Close relationships — and whether your experiences within those relationships are positive or negative — could influence your physical health. New research found that the way you feel about your close relationships may affect the way your body functions. “Both positive and negativeContinue Reading

MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — While all Americans could benefit from proposed new limits on what’s called PM2.5 air pollution, new research indicates the change has the potential to benefit Black and low-income Americans the most. The limits being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) couldContinue Reading