Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v.  Wade’s Overturning

Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade’s Overturning

Meta told its workers on Friday not to openly discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion on wide-reaching communication channels inside the company, people with knowledge of the situation said. Managers at Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, cited a company policy that put “strong guardrails around social, political and …

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BYU Survey: How much screen time is too much for children and parents?

BYU Survey: How much screen time is too much for children and parents?

Experts warn about the impact of screen time and social media on the mental health of children, especially adolescents, and parents are concerned. The new study suggests that parents should pay attention to their social media experiences for teens. The Whitley Institute for Brigham Young University’s “Example Learning,” published Tuesday, found that two old worries …

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Developmental dyslexia is necessary for human adaptive success, the study says

Developmental dyslexia is necessary for human adaptive success, the study says

Researchers in Cambridge studied cognition, behavior, and the brain and concluded that people with dyslexia specialize in the study of the unknown. This can play a key role in a person’s adaptation to a changing environment. They think that this “research nonsense” has an evolutionary basis and plays a decisive role in our lives. Based …

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COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million deaths worldwide in their first year

COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million deaths worldwide in their first year

According to a new modeling study published in Infectious diseases of the lancetCOVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have prevented 20 million deaths worldwide in the first year of the vaccination program. The first modeling study to quantify the effect[{” attribute=””>COVID-19 vaccines on a global scale estimates that 19.8 million out of a potential 31.4 million …

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Before Taking Newly Eligible Kids for Covid Shots, Check Pharmacy Policy

Before Taking Newly Eligible Kids for Covid Shots, Check Pharmacy Policy

While the majority of big pharmacy chains are giving Covid vaccines starting at age 3, some are not. Publix and Kroger, for example, are offering shots starting at age 5. CVS is offering Covid shots to children as young as 18 months at stores that house its Minute Clinic locations, but set the minimum age …

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