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Helicopter parenting may negatively affect children's emotional well-being, behavior
SCIENCE DAILY It's natural for parents to do whatever they can to keep their children safe and healthy, but children need space to learn and grow on their own, without Mom or... 15 hours
Digital devices during family time could exacerbate bad behavior
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Cannabis does not increase suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients
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Researchers find no link between cannabis use and suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients
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Children of critical parents show less attention to emotional facial expressions, study finds
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Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders
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Further drivers of ocean deoxygenation identified
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Novel computer models for individualization of HIV therapy in countries with limited healthcare resources
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New studies help elucidate role of sleep in chronic pain
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When erratic teenage behavior means something more
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Narwhals' acoustic behavior described using audio tagging
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WATCH: Mom's viral Facebook post sheds light on 'tick paralysis'
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Research finds tipping point for large-scale social change
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Rules about technology use can undermine academic achievement
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