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Screen time — even before bed — has little impact on teen well-being

Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little evidence of a relationship between screen time and well-being in adolescents. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, casts doubt on the widely accepted notion that spending time online, gaming, or watching TV, especially before bedtime, can damage young people’s… Read More »

FDA moving to 'risk-based' inspections even as valsartan scare adds new wrinkle to oversight

FDA inspections of generic drug plants are on the rise and should continue to increase through 2019, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said this week in a series of tweets.  But the game has changed, Gottlieb pointed out, with the number of pre-approval inspections growing more than surveillance inspections, in part to approve more generics in an effort… Read More »

Bacteria live in China’s thick smogs and may be making it even worse

Bacteria are thriving in Beijing’s smogVCG/VCG via Getty Images By Michael Marshall Bacteria are feeding and multiplying in the severe smogs that regularly blanket Chinese cities. The microorganisms could pose a threat in themselves and may also change the composition of the haze. China’s capital Beijing is regularly smothered in a thick, toxic haze that forms… Read More »