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Minimal screen time 'reduces children's risk of developing diabetes'

For the study researchers analyzed data from almost 4,500 children, and found that those who spent more time glued to the screen had biological markers known to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. Often touted as an age-related ailment, diabetes is not only victimising the young but the cause of it also lies so deeply embedded in their daily lifestyle.

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Google's new app lets parents control how kids are using their phones

Child safety features on gadgets have always been a tricky field to navigate, but a new Google release will soon make its apps easier to use for families and kids. They can remotely lock it, too. From there, child account management works much like it does with other parental controls systems, like Microsoft Family.

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Nursery products send thousands of children to ER

Most common injuries occurred with baby carriers (20 percent), cribs/mattresses (19 percent) and strollers (17 percent). Then, manufactures responded, widening baby walkers and changing wheels, making it more hard for children to roll down the stairs.

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Man shot, killed after threatening police with knife, gasoline

Lopez said the man "reached back and grabbed a knife and armed himself", leading to the officer-involved shooting. Officers then pounded on the back windows. "To me, that's not normal behavior". The man locked himself in the minivan late Sunday with a gas can and lighter, and the hose was employed after he lit a cigarette and poured what appeared to be gasoline onto a rag, Orange police Lt.

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Treasury Board to provide details on federal website security 'vulnerability'

It states: "Ensuring that your personal information is not compromised is a priority for us". Canadians have up to May 1 to file their income tax returns and benefits, which makes this period busy with online users. Some services affected are: My Account, My Business Account, Represent a Client, the MyCRA mobile application, the MyBenefits mobile application, Netfile, EFILE and Auto-Fill My Return.

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April the giraffe continues to progress, looking 'larger than ever'

The mom-to-be and fan favorite of millions around the globe is "in great condition" despite the blistering cold spell gripping the tri-state this weekend, the upstate NY zoo live-streaming her pen said. Animal Adventure Park began streaming on February 23 on YouTube showing April preparing to give birth, drawing worldwide attraction. "Questions are best asked in comments on our posts for us to address in our weekly video update".