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Using screens to calm children may lead to future problems with emotion regulation: study

Using screens to calm children may lead to future problems with emotion regulation: study

The story at a glance The ubiquity of smart devices makes them an attractive option for parents looking to appease upset children. However, frequent use of these devices in children aged 3 to 5 could lead to impaired emotional regulation down the line. Researchers suggest that parents and caregivers use alternative methods to calm children. …

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EU standards chief calls for tougher lobbying rules amid Qatar scandal

EU standards chief calls for tougher lobbying rules amid Qatar scandal

EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly on Monday called for an urgent overhaul of the EU’s ethics system following the Qatar corruption scandal that rocked the European Parliament. In an interview with POLITICO, O’Reilly said the failure of “political champions” to promote a functioning European ethics system over the years has allowed scandals to proliferate. And she …

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Consumers still shocked by unexpected medical bills, despite new law

Consumers still shocked by unexpected medical bills, despite new law

The no-surprises law, billed as protecting patients from surprise medical bills, went into effect on New Year’s Day 2022. But did the federal law actually reduce health care costs to rates out-of-network charges, as well as certain forms of invoicing” for the part of the supplier’s costs not covered by insurance? The provisional assessment of …

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A thumbs up game for youth concussion regulation | Regulatory Review

Experts explore the impact of concussion legislation on teen health and education. Should parents and guardians let their children participate in youth sports? Up to 1.9 million children suffer a sports-related concussion every year, posing long-term risks to young, developing brains. Meanwhile, Will Smith’s performance in Concussion and a series of Pop Warner youth football …

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