14 Results for

pediatricians

Article

Pediatricians: Limit kids' media use to 2 hours a day

American Academy of Pediatrics also tells parents to discourage any screen time for children 2 and younger and keep Internet-connected devices out of kids' bedrooms.

By October 28, 2013

Article

When parents limit screen time, kids behave, sleep, and test better

Since the average kid is in front of a screen more than 40 hours a week, researchers say even small limits on screen time can reap multiple health benefits.

By March 31, 2014

Article

'Smart Diaper' with QR code may track tots' health

New disposable diapers making a run on Indiegogo test a baby's pee to track urinary tract infections, dehydration, or kidney woes.

By July 11, 2013

Article

Senator: Let's study violent video games -- again

Sen. Jay Rockefeller says he will call on the National Academy of Sciences to investigate the impact of violent video games on youth.

By December 20, 2012

Article

For babies, no such thing as educational screen time

Pediatricians find that children under the age of 2 learn best from live interaction with humans, not screens.

By October 18, 2011

Article

'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma

Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.

By June 29, 2011

Article

Is there really 'Facebook depression?' (podcast)

A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers good advice for parents, but triggers questions about whether it's right in asserting that Facebook may cause depression

By March 29, 2011

Article

LENA recorder IDs autism with 86 percent accuracy

New research suggests that an algorithm based on 12 acoustic parameters associated with vocal development identifies autism in children with 86 percent accuracy.

By July 20, 2010

Article

Kids pack in nearly 11 hours of media use daily

A study from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows a "dramatic" rise in the amount of time children and teens spend using entertainment media. But is it all bad?

By January 20, 2010

Article

Buzz Out Loud 918: The incredible, edible car

Within 15 years, cars will be made of seaweed. But will they be edible? That's your next task, auto industry. We also make book recommendations, give medical advice, and generally just try to help. Oh, and we talk about exploding donut factories.

By February 25, 2009