Children’s mental health tops list of parents’ worries, survey finds

Children’s mental health tops list of parents’ worries, survey finds

CNN — Forty percent of American parents are “extremely” or “very” worried that their children will struggle with anxiety or depression at some point, according to a new survey. The Pew Research Center report said mental health was the biggest concern for parents, followed by bullying, which worried 35% of parents. These concerns outweighed fears … Read more

‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Cindy Williams dies aged 75

‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Cindy Williams dies aged 75

CNN — Cindy Williams, the dynamic actress best known for playing the bubbly Shirley Feeney on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, according to a statement from her family, provided to CNN by a rep. She was 75 years old. Williams died after a short illness, according to the statement from her children … Read more

Screen time may impact academic achievement, study finds

Screen time may impact academic achievement, study finds

CNN — According to a new study, letting infants watch tablets and TV can harm their academic success and emotional well-being later. Researchers found that increased use of screen time during infancy was associated with lower executive functioning once the child was 9 years old, according to the study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics journal. … Read more

Covid-19 is one of the leading causes of death among children in the United States, despite a relatively low death rate

Covid-19 is one of the leading causes of death among children in the United States, despite a relatively low death rate

CNN — Covid-19 has become the eighth leading cause of death among children in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Children are significantly less likely to die from Covid-19 than any other age group – less than 1% of all deaths since the start of the pandemic have been among those … Read more

To deal with the dissemination of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits

To deal with the dissemination of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits

CNN — Video of the violent arrest by Tire Nichols, which officials released on Friday, will be hard to watch — but it can also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel compelled to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers. … Read more

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

CNN — The man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former Speaker of the House in a bizarre phone call to a San reporter. Francisco on Friday, according to the Bay Area. station report. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee from … Read more

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of the largest U.S. auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for certain older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, the companies say. Several reports indicate that companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities that include … Read more

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

CNN — With this week’s announcement of nominations for the 95th Academy Awards, we’re firmly into awards season. Buckle up! The the scent of a new debate is in the air, about who should win and who shouldn’t, which appointment was the biggest surprise and, of course, which omission was the biggest snub. What is … Read more

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

CNN — Weight-loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year-old study of nearly 22,000 people with had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to those of similar weight, people who had one of four types of bariatric surgery were 16% … Read more

Why Urgent Care Centers Are Popping Up Everywhere

Why Urgent Care Centers Are Popping Up Everywhere

New York CNN — If you’re driving through a busy suburban mall or walking down a big city street, chances are you won’t go long without spotting a Concentra, MedExpress, CityMD, or other urgent care center. . Demand at urgent care sites increased during the Covid-19 pandemic as people sought testing and treatment. Patient volume … Read more