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Celebrate Screen-Free Week

Original source: http://www.screenfree.org/ From April 30-May 6, 2018, children, families, entire schools, and communities will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Plan to unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends! Organize a Screen-Free Week Register Your Screen-Free Week Find 2018 Events Spread […]

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Bullying Quiz

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=6c2b203b-b496-4917-8ecf-5857ead08410#.Wstv1Fw-dBx The effects of bullying don’t end after grade school. Studies have shown that children who are bullied can grow up to be depressed or have low self-esteem. Can you separate the hard facts from the popular misconceptions about bullying? Click below to start the quiz.

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If your kids are begging for more screen time, make sure it’s not at this time of day

Original source: https://www.popsugar.com/moms/Screen-Time-Before-Bed-Study-44352509 Denying our children screen time can often be met with a temper tantrum, but a new study is proving that we’re actually helping our kids by saying “no,” especially at nighttime. A study from researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine analyzed the impact of screen time before bed on sleep and nutrition, and while […]

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Screen time before bed can disrupt sleep and nutrition in children

Original source: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/screen-time-before-bed-can-disrupt-sleep-and-nutrition-in-children-121117.html Kids who use smartphones and other digital devices before bed may be at risk of suffering from sleep and nutrition problems, a new study suggests. After surveying 234 parents of eight- to 17-year-olds about their kids’ technology use and sleep habits, researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine found that using technology before […]

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Hay Fever Quiz

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=2eee0983-5cea-4811-bcff-e2486285eced#.WsPVxlyplBw Hay fever is the common name for seasonal allergies that make you sneeze, sniffle and reach for tissues. As many as 40 to 60 million of us have hay fever, but there are still many myths surrounding this condition. Do you know the facts? Take the quiz below.

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Infographic: How alcohol damages your body

Orignal source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/interactives/infographic.aspx?infographic=data/infographic/alcoholAndTheBody.svg&bgcolor=D3EEF4#.WstpsFw-dBw In the short term, alcohol can lead to poor behavior and accidents. In the long term, it can damage organs and raise your risk for cancer. Click the interactive infographic below to find out how quitting drinking can reverse some of the harms caused by alcohol.

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Drinking alcohol? Your organs will notice

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e661cbac-d05f-4f13-ab5f-4e39c05c6f71#.WstowFw-dBy Alcohol can have a big impact on your body’s vital organs. And the effects can persist, even when sobriety returns. Explore this infographic to see all of the organs that can be altered by alcohol. Answering a few questions can help you understand whether you have a drinking problem. Start with our health assessment, […]

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