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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you - Komando

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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you
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Have you heard about Reddit? It's a popular social media site where users can sound off on all sorts of different topics, share funny GIFs and memes, and get answers from celebrities, news-makers and public figures in the "Ask Me Anything" forums.

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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids - U.S. News & World Report

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Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
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MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often treated with medications, such as Adderall or Ritalin. But a new study suggests that parents can also help their kids by promoting healthy ...
Study Finds a Rising Trend of Co-Morbid Chronic Conditions Among Poor ChildrenAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time? - Washington Post

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time?
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Like most parents these days, for a long time I felt it was my responsibility to limit my son's use of screens (a tablet, in our case), and to make sure he adheres to age-appropriate time limits. I tried numerous systems to help me carry out this duty ...
 

Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas - ABC Online

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Autism study shows early intervention helping children in regional areas
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The centre behind an successful early intervention program for autistic children in Tasmania's north-west hopes to expand its services to other parts of the state. University research has found children at the Autism Specific Early Learning and Care ...
Early intervention insight for regional children with autismHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)

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Column: Understanding gifted children's emotions - Hometownlife.com

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Column: Understanding gifted children's emotions
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Raising children who are highly capable academically is a blessing, but with it comes heightened sensitivity which can bring about its own complexity. Giftedness is often thought of as an intellectual component of a person, but with it comes an ...
 

The Right to Privacy for Children Online - New York Times

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The Right to Privacy for Children Online
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Social media sites typically attempt to ban users under 13, and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to safeguard children when they use the Internet. But there are no specific restrictions concerning what parents share about their ...

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Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts - Three Rivers Commercial-News

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Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts
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THREE RIVERS — Following a threat to Three Rivers Middle School in which social media played a role, Three Rivers Community Schools superintendent Jean Logan sent a message to parents with descriptions of a few social media apps she said are very ...
 

Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans - The Fiscal Times

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Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans
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It may seem like a no-brainer to parents who want to help their kids attend Dream U to step up to co-sign the debt. A 2012 report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that more than 90 percent of private student loans required a co-signer, ...

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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade - Medical Daily

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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade
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Obesity isn't only a burden for physical health, but it spells trouble for the mind too — as early as first grade. A new study finds that severely obese children have an increased risk of being ostracized by and isolated from fellow peers, and suffer ...
As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracizedScience Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
'Fat Shaming' Begins in First GradeU.S. News & World Report
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Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity - Washington Post

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Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity
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The story exemplifies the kind of safety checks that social media monitoring offers. But Bradley S. Shear, a privacy and social media lawyer based in Bethesda, Md., expressed concerns about the unintended consequences of using software like SnapTrends.

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