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Explosive growth seen in screen use by toddlers, studies say

Use of screen time explodes between 12 months and three years in the United States, and most Canadian preschoolers between the ages of two and three are not meeting World Health Organization recommendations for appropriate use of television, computers and other screens, according to two new studies published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.

Risk of global pandemic grows

The chances of a global pandemic are growing -- and we are all dangerously under prepared, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).