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Children describe technology that gives them a sense of ambiguity as ‘creepy’

Many parents express concerns about privacy and online safety in technology designed for their children. But we know much less about what children themselves find concerning in emerging technologies. Now University of Washington researchers have defined for the first time what children mean when they say technology is “creepy.” Kids in a new study described… Read More »

6 Reasons Your Weight Loss Has Plateaued — And How To Fix Them

Losing weight can be tough, but you know what else is tough? Feeling like you’re doing everything right and still not seeing the number on the scale go down—especially if you’d been previously losing weight. That, my friends, is called a weight-loss plateau—and honestly, it’s not all in your head. The body actually has a set point to make it… Read More »

‘They can’t do it themselves’: If parents refuse to vaccinate their kids, should the state do it for them?

The Vaccine Information Network, an online community of like-minded parents who believe children are being “poisoned” by vaccines, recently posted a message describing measles as a mild and harmless disease that leaves a “stronger, healthier child in its wake.” In fact, measles is a highly contagious virus that can attack the fatty protective sheath that wraps… Read More »