Michael Ludick

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Kids Can Develop Body Image Issues Way Earlier Than We Think

New research finds body image awareness starts as young as preschool. What's a parent to do?<p>My daughter was in first grade the first time she came home from a dance class and started talking about how she "wanted abs." It took me a few minutes to figure out she was actually saying she wanted a …

4 Myths About Kids and Constipation

Think you understand constipation—and how to fix it—when it comes to your kids? You may be surprised.<p>For something that's so incredibly common (it's a top cause of belly pain in kids!), constipation is also misunderstood, says Dr. Steven Hodges, a pediatric urologist at Wake Forest University …

The 10 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

What does Google know about the places you’ve visited recently? What are your interests as determined by Google? Where does Google keep a list of …

Google

ADHD is vastly overdiagnosed and many children are just immature, say scientists

Many children are needlessly prescribed drugs to combat ADHD when they are just immature, a study suggests<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is vastly over-diagnosed with many cases simply immature children who are the youngest in their class, a new study suggests.<p>The term ADHD is …

The Great Gadget Debate: Is Your IPad Hurting Your Toddler’s Development?

Worried your toddler and preschooler might be spending too much time in front of the iPad? ABC and a team of researchers from the Center for Toddler …

'Pebble Seizure Detect' Is A Brilliant Use For Smartwatches That Could Save Lives

Wearables can detect seizures and notify friends and family.<p>Forget the Apple Watch -- that's what the man behind a potentially lifesaving app for people with epilepsy did.<p>Ryan Clark, a video game developer, has created an app for the popular Pebble smartwatch that can detect when a user is …

How to talk to kids about tragic events

<b>(CNN) —</b> After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?<p>"It's important to explain to children …

Florida School Shooting

The American Academy of Pediatrics Says iPads Are Okay For Infants

The American Academy of Pediatrics has determined that TV, smartphones, and tablets are okay for the youngest children…with caveats.<p>In the App Store, you’ll spot countless educational apps aimed at babies and toddlers. But thus far, there’s been a pretty large caveat that comes with the potential …

The Pebble Time Steel is beautiful, but probably not worth $249

Pebble already had a hit on its hands with the unveiling of the Time, its next-generation color smartwatch. But it was the introduction of the Time Steel a week later that propelled its crowdfunding campaign to the top of the charts, making it the most-funded Kickstarter campaign to date. And it's …

Pebble's next smartwatch is here

The display on the Time Steel is dramatically better than the Time’s, and that might be enough of a reason to pony up for the the fancier model. It’s still a small 64-color LCD with a limited palette and muted colors, but it has less glare and is easier to read indoors. It also doesn’t have the …

UK checking two suspected MERS cases in northern England

Health officials were investigating two suspected cases of the Middle Eastern Respiratory Virus Syndrome (MERS) on Monday at a hospital in northern …

20,000 soldiers tapped for Army fitness program's 2nd trial

The advice is deceptively simple: Eat better, get your exercise, sleep eight hours a night.<p>Some of the tips hark back to preschool: Have a regular …

Pebble Timeline Challenge Week 11 Winner - WatchPop!

At its core, Pebble is personal and customizable: with thousands of apps and watchfaces to choose from, it's likely that no two Pebblers have the …

Pebble boss: ‘one day, people will not be able to live without their smartwatch’

Eric Migicovsky says Pebble is the Swatch of iPhone wearables and predicts, as with smartphones in 2007, the key experiences are yet to come<p>“When I look five years ahead, I see computers getting smaller and smaller, and I see them really worn on our bodies. We’re going to be wearing more computers …

Pebble Time smartwatch has some advantages over Apple Watch, Android

We've heard so much about the Apple Watch and various Android Wear watches lately but long before either of those were around, there was Pebble. The …

Smartwatches

The #TimeOfYourLife: Pebble Time (Old Cut)

Pebble Time Review!

Pebble's Time Steel smartwatch ships to backers at month's end

While Pebble Time on its way to backers and available for pre-order, the company's metal-clad smartwatch is also scheduled to arrive soon. Via Kickstarter update, Pebble announced that production of the Time Steel is set to begin this week with the goal of shipping the gadgets to backers at the end …

Pebble Time vs. Apple Watch

Size<p>Pebble Time's size is very close to that of the larger (42 mm) Apple Watch, which says a lot about Apple's engineering. The company was able to …

Five of the best smartwatches for 2015

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Sony’s latest Smartwatch 3 finally brings acceptable battery life to Android Wear with a comfortable, waterproof and future-proofed …

Wear OS

Pebble Time Impressions - First Week

In 2013 Pebble released their original smartwatch after a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. Fast forward two years and Pebble are back once …

Pebble Time Smartwatch REVIEW

Pre-order the Pebble Time from Best Buy for mid-July delivery

If you didn’t back the Pebble Time on Kickstarter and now you want one, you can now pre-order the device from Best Buy. The black, white, and red …

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

7 Smart Ways To Boost Your Testosterone

It's no secret that testosterone is the holy grail of male hormones. Here's how to boost your T-levels naturally and safely.<p>The power of testosterone …

Exercise

Top 5 Kettlebell Exercises

Kettlebells have grown a lot in popularity over the last 10 years. Reason being they give you a great workout and are a great change of pace. Also …

Pebble Time review: A modern day smartwatch, that’s stuck in the past (Video)

Pebble Time is an interesting smartwatch. This is a bit different from anything else out there in the sense that it’s super low-tech. There’s absolutely nothing flashy about it. As far as smartwatches go, this is as barebones as it gets, but is that bad thing?<p>I’ve been wearing Pebble Time for about …

Smartwatches

Pebble Time vs. Apple Watch? Not really

Apple Watch or Pebble Time? If you’re going by the hype surrounding the debut of a new wearable, these are the undisputed leaders—the Pebble Time …