How to protect your kids from gaming disorder
The World Health Organization has added "gaming disorder" to its international classification of diseases. Here's what every parent needs to know about gaming disorder and how to make video games part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
Touchless tech to the rescueFears of COVID-19 have kept millions of Americans indoors and socially distant over the past several months. But while sequestering at home decreases your risk of contact with others and acquiring coronavirus, staying behind closed doors isn't foolproof.
We've been isolated for months, and now we hate our voice assistants"I say things to Alexa that I wouldn't say to my worst enemy, if I had one. And I don't know why. She makes me crazy ... I curse at her. I call her names. I'm very, very mean to her."
The bereaved can resist feeling like they're 'labeled'Labeling is dangerous and we must all resist "labels" and their harmful consequences. I mention this because the bereaved are often labeled as "too sad" or "odd" if they don't "get over" their grief in a short, socially expected amount of time.
Learn about the Revolutionary War veterans with graves in IllinoisIn the first half of the 19th century, four Revolutionary War soldiers, already in their mid-70s or 80s, found their way to the prairies of the northeastern Illinois region.
Constable: They were married 68 years. They died 2 days apart. Now they are buried together.She enlisted in the Army at the start of World War II. He was a soldier who served in the war. They were married 68 years, and they died two days apart. Now they are buried together in Fort Sheridan National Cemetery.
'A good age for anyone': Glenview library is 90The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted celebrations planned for the 90th anniversary of the Glenview Public Library, which only means the 100th will be all the more special, officials said.
Here's a spring lover's grain dish: An aromatic pilaf topped with two types of peasHe planted his peas at the right time this spring, and that has caused a cascade of peas now and a reason to create a dish to use them all.
Foal of charm: Danada Equestrian Center welcomes Duke, its newest addition in a decadeMore than a month old, the first foal born at Danada in more than a decade remains the center of attention in the paddocks and a Kentucky-style barn steeped in history.
Chicago order: If you travel from a surging COVID-19 state, self-quarantine for 14 days or be finedTravelers to Chicago from states seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases are being told they must quarantine for two weeks under a new public health order that takes effect Monday.
10 at-home occupational therapy activities that can make a differenceWhile summer plans might look different due to COVID-19 this year, it's important that children still engage in simple activities that promote developmental milestones. Help your child work on fine motor skills and improve core strength. And encourage messy play.
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more
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