Bethesda, MD — With COVID-19 restrictions keeping families at home – and millions of people preparing to watch Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7 – now is a good time to secure TVs and large furniture to prevent tip-overs, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says.
Washington — Teens who use e-cigarettes are four times more likely to start smoking, according to the results of a recent study led by researchers from Children’s National Hospital and the University of Texas at Austin.
Washington — Dietary recommendations for infants and toddlers are included for the first time in the updated nutritional guidelines published by the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services.
Birmingham, England — A mug of hot chocolate can provide not only a bit of warmth, but also a cognitive boost – thanks to a group of compounds in cocoa called flavanols, results of a recent study led by British researchers show.
Geneva — Five million deaths could be prevented each year worldwide if people were less sedentary, according to the World Health Organization, which on Nov. 26 released updated physical activity guidelines.
Columbus, OH — Teens living in states that ban cell phone use while driving may be less likely to use their electronic devices when behind the wheel, according to a study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.