News of Note

Helicopter Parenting

Helicopter parents may think they are helping their children but a new study disagreesResearchers say that when a parent over-interferes and doesn't let his child experience a range of emotions and allows the child to practice managing their emotions, the child loses out on important learning opportunities.

Nano-Drops

New technology on the horizon may soon render your glasses obsolete. Scientists have developed a new eye drop solution, which corrects vision without the need for glasses or surgery.

Eye Personality

We’ve all heard that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but new research shows that they are also an indication of our personality.

One team scientists found that a machine-learning algorithm was able to demonstrate the link between personality and eye movements.

Be Wise, Immunize

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a time to highlight the importance of vaccinations and encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them.

Web Extras:

https://www.nphic.org/niam

http://lake.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/index.html

http://sumter.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/index.html

Teens Say No

A CDC study reveals that today’s teens are saying no to sex, drugs, smoking and milk. The study, which was conducted last year, asked high school students about a wide range of heath topics which researchers compared to questionnaires going back more that 25 years. Here are some of the findings.

Web Extra:

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/pdf/trendsreport.pdf