Anya Kamenetz is an NPR education correspondent, a host of Life Kit and author of The Art Of Screen Time. This story draws from the book and recent reporting for Life Kit’s guide, Parenting: Screen Time And Your Family. Elise Potts picked up her 17-month-old daughter, Eliza, from daycare recently. When they got home they were greeted by a … Continue reading Parents, Sometimes You’re The Problem When It Comes To Tech Use
If you’re traveling, make sure you’re protected from measles with the MMR immunization. Measles outbreaks are occurring in the U.S. and internationally, so travel-related exposures to measles can occur. Learn more about measles and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Visithttp://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/measles
Scientists are beginning to understand why Alzheimer’s disease affects more women than men and why the disease seems to progress more quickly in women’s brains. The explanation appears to involve social, biological and genetic differences, researchers reported Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles. One study looked at sex differences involving a toxic protein … Continue reading Researchers Explore Why Women’s Alzheimer’s Risk Is Higher Than Men’s
Los Angeles County Public Health Goes Door-to-Door to Encourage Residents to Stay Healthy and Safe in the Heat LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) deployed outreach teams of over 100 Public Health employees to go door-to-door in the City of San Fernando to provide residents with information … Continue reading County of Los Angeles Public Health to provide San Fernando residents tips to stay healthy during heat waves.
As we age, the risk of falling increases and becomes increasingly perilous. A fall can be a real health setback for a frail, elderly person. And, more older adults are dying from falls today than 20 years ago. A recent study showed that more than 25,000 U.S. adults age 75 or above died from a fall in … Continue reading Simple Ways To Prevent Falls In Older Adults
Welcome to parenthood! For many of us, parenthood is like being air-dropped into a foreign land, where protohumans rule and communication is performed through cryptic screams and colorful fluids. And to top it off, in this new world, sleep is like gold: precious and rare. (Oh, so precious.) To read the entire NPR article, click … Continue reading Sleep Training Truths: What Science Can (And Can’t) Tell Us About Crying It Out