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Bernadka Dubicka from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. "We're seeing that screen time is creating some disparities in children's development over time ", says lead author Dr. Starting as toddlers, many kids now spend part of every day staring at a screen instead of being physically active or interacting with others. They urge health professionals and families to develop a " personalized media plans " to develop boundaries over screen time for children.
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    Eating fried chicken= 13% higher risk of death

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    The study of postmenopausal American women revealed that those who ate fried chicken once a day had a 13% higher risk of death from all causes, except for cancer , compared to those women who did not eat fried chicken once a day. Bridget Benelam, nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, who was not involved in the research , believes there could be a number of reasons why fried chicken and fish could be bad for our health.
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    Maine CDC urges flu shots as cases rise above 1,000 in state

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    Results are shared with the World Health Organization (WHO) to help determine how to formulate the flu vaccine for the following season. Low vaccination rates among adults likely contributed to the high mortality rates last season, which hospitalized or killed more Americans than any seasonal flu in more than 40 years, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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    Gum disease bacteria may be cause of Alzheimer’s

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    They also discovered bacterial enzymes called gingipains that destroy brain cells were present, too. Using these mice, the researchers found that staying awake for prolonged periods causes tau levels to rise. The team also found the bacteria in the spinal fluid of living people with Alzheimer's , suggesting that this technique may provide a long-sought after method of diagnosing the disease.
  • New Canada food guide has P.E.I. dairy farmers 'very concerned'

    New Canada food guide has P.E.I. dairy farmers 'very concerned'

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    After years of research analysis, stakeholder and public consultation, and message testing, Health Canada has published an updated version of Canada's Food Guide . On Jan. 22, in its first update in over a decade, Health Canada released the latest update for "healthy eating" and anything dairy was largely absent.
  • Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet

    Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet

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    Our food choices matter, and the current way we eat is threatening the future of our planet and our health . Red meat intake should be cut to about half an ounce (around 14g) per day, with total meat consumption of no more than a single ounce (around 28g) per day, the report said.
  • Election Commission spurns invitation to see how Indian EVMs are hacked

    Election Commission spurns invitation to see how Indian EVMs are hacked

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    He claimed they stopped the transmission during Delhi assembly elections in 2015 and Aam Aadmi Party emerged as victor. The Foreign Press Association, which describes itself as the oldest association of foreign journalists in the world, said in a tweet on Tuesday that it "strongly dissociates itself" from "any claims made by the speaker Syed Shuja".
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    Uttarakhand: Six-member team to conduct audit of swine flu deaths

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    During this winter there have been 545 admissions over this flu and 45 people have been placed in intensive care units. An average of 30 or more flu patients per medical institution was seen in 32 of the nation's 47 prefectures. Children age 12 and younger are not permitted to visit patients, unless they get a special exemption, and can enter hospitals and clinics only if they are seeking treatment.
  • Walmart Changes Mind, Decides to Stay in CVS Health Network

    Walmart Changes Mind, Decides to Stay in CVS Health Network

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    Compton Incorporated Ri invested in 28,631 shares or 0.89% of the stock. Wetherby Asset Mgmt reported 0.23% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). In total 6 analysts cover CVS Health (NYSE:CVS). For shares of Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA), there are now ratings available from 11 different stock market analysts who have all given their professional opinions.
  • Red meat report slammed by industry

    Red meat report slammed by industry

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    Chan School of Public Health. Unhealthy diets are the leading cause of ill-health worldwide and following the diet could avoid approximately 11 million premature deaths per year. Global targets will need to be applied locally. "The agriculture sector, while it has been successful in feeding the world, has not been successful in feeding the world well".
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    High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases

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    Fiber's health benefits have been recorded "by over 100 years of research", Andrew Reynolds, a researcher at the University of Otago in New Zealand, wrote in an email. Dietary fiber lowers cholesterol levels and body weight, and thus obesity-related cancers: breast cancer, endometrial cancer, esophageal cancer and prostate cancer.
  • Study links belly fat to smaller brain

    Study links belly fat to smaller brain

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    The findings of the study, which was published in the journal Neurology on January 9, suggest that the combination of obesity and high waist-to-hip ratio could be a risk factor for brain shrinkage, which has been tied to elevated risk for memory decline and dementia.
  • Apple 'ordered 10pc cut in latest iPhone production'

    Apple 'ordered 10pc cut in latest iPhone production'

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    In late December, Apple requested that its suppliers manufacture fewer-than-planned units of iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR after which the tech company cut its quarterly sales forecast during the week ended on January 6th, thus, signaling slowing demand for its devices in the largest smart phone market globally - China.
  • Apple and Qualcomm can’t agree on whether or not they’re talking

    Apple and Qualcomm can’t agree on whether or not they’re talking

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook says he believes that his company's culture of innovation is "probably underappreciated" by naysayers. But they think the primary driver of Apple's demand doldrums come down to a "mispriced smartphone with XR as the culprit in China and elongated upgrade activity within its installed base a clear headwind".