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Doctors in Belgium recommend jail time for parents who raise kids on vegan diet

BRUSSELS — Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals. The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium published a legal opinion Thursday that could influence future court judgments. The opinion said it was unethical to subject… Read More »

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 »

Surviving the mother load one sip at a time

USING booze to cope with the stresses of life and motherhood is the subject of countless internet memes and self-deprecating gags, but a University of Newcastle academic wants women to “drink with their eyes open” to the risks as rates of hazardous alcohol consumption climb in females aged 30-to-50 years old. “We know that, historically, men have tended to drink twice… Read More »