Tag Archives: Popular

Tweens and TV: 50-year survey reveals the values kids learn from popular shows

How important is fame? What about self-acceptance? Benevolence? The messages children between the ages of 8 and 12 glean from TV play a significant role in their development, influencing attitudes and behaviors as they grow into their teenage years and beyond, UCLA psychologists say. Now, a new report by UCLA’s Center for Scholars and Storytellers… Read More »

Juul halts sales of its popular mint flavor

Market leading e-cigarette company Juul is halting sales of its popular mint flavor, following the release of two damaging studies this week that showed the company’s role in a dramatic spike in teen use, Juul announced Thursday. Studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that more than half of teens… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes warning: This popular activity could cause a rise in blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Overtime, unchecked blood sugar levels can pose grave health risks, such as an increased risk of heart disease and strokes. It is well understood that cutting down on certain sugary foods and drinks can help to keep blood sugar… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Eating this popular vegetable could lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that involves problems with not getting enough glucose into the cells. Food plays a huge role in a type 2 diabetes and can either help or hinder the condition. Foods with high sugar content, trans-fat, white bread and starchy vegetables, are all classified as the ‘wrong’ type of food… Read More »