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Why It's Wrong for Pediatricians to Eliminate Daily Screen Time Recommendations - The Tech Edvocate

Why It's Wrong for Pediatricians to Eliminate Daily Screen Time Recommendations - The Tech Edvocate

This month, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced a disappointing decision. Sixteen years after they published their formal recommendations discouraging any form...

Commentary: As much as cars, public transit the future

Commentary: As much as cars, public transit the future

Reading Oregon resident Randal O’Toole’s opinion piece on VIA Metropolitan Transit (“Costly public transit creates second-class citizens,” Other Views, Saturday) made me think...

Texting and Driving - Sean of the South

Texting and Driving - Sean of the South

It was 10:06 a.m. The birds were singing. It was sunny. Almost unbearably hot. My wife and I were out for a morning stroll. We were keeping to the side of the road, chatting,...

Life after unbearable loss: Florida legislator finds her way amid the pain

Life after unbearable loss: Florida legislator finds her way amid the pain

State Rep. Emily Slosberg lives every day as a survivor of the horrific 1996 crash that killed her twin sister and close friends. A hospitalization last year has given her a...

Here’s What It Will Take to Normalize Wearing Masks in America

Here’s What It Will Take to Normalize Wearing Masks in America

Experts say consistent messaging from community and political leaders as well as continued public education about COVID-19 are key factors in the effort to normalize wearing...

One of the Hardest Lessons of Parenting a Teen is Learning to Step Back

One of the Hardest Lessons of Parenting a Teen is Learning to Step Back

Hi there. Do me a favor and lean in to what I am about to say to you. I just learned something and I want to share it with you. One of the hardest lessons for parents to learn...

How To Stop Teens From Texting While Driving

How To Stop Teens From Texting While Driving

It is so important for safety that teens don’t text and drive. Of course, actions speak louder than words, so we must begin to educate our teens by not texting and driving...

Parallels between Mask Wearing (or Not) and Texting while Driving

Parallels between Mask Wearing (or Not) and Texting while Driving

The battle lines have been drawn. In an effort to reduce and contain the spread of the novel coronavirus aka COVID-19, a statewide order in Washington now requires most people...

Alberta lagging behind in roadside safety: AMA

Alberta lagging behind in roadside safety: AMA

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Alberta is trailing the rest of the country in roadside safety and the AMA says the lack of action is putting lives at risk. The Alberta Motor Association...

Hands-free driving law takes effect Wednesday in Indiana

Hands-free driving law takes effect Wednesday in Indiana

Hands-free driving law takes effect Wednesday in Indiana 10 sec ago 2 min to read A new Indiana law that goes into effect July 1 prohibits drivers from holding a phone whwwile...

‘This is going to be a hard addiction to break’: Worcester officials start campaign against distracted driving as hands-free law begins soon

‘This is going to be a hard addiction to break’: Worcester officials start campaign against distracted driving as hands-free law begins soon

Alyson Lowell stood in front of a group of Worcester officials and began to sob. The moment she lost her 20-year-old daughter, Gabriella, rushed back. The young woman was...

Ban on using cellphones while driving among new laws on Wednesday

Ban on using cellphones while driving among new laws on Wednesday

Ban on using cellphones while driving among new laws on Wednesday Lisa Kaczke and Danielle Ferguson Sioux Falls Argus Leader Jun 28, 2020 A new cellphone law goes into effect in...