Young Kids With Cellphones Face a Hidden Risk

FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Cyberbullying starts early, and 8- and 9-year-olds with cellphones are especially vulnerable, new research finds. “Parents often cite the benefits of giving their child a cellphone, but our research suggests that giving young children these devices may have unforeseen risks as well,” said study researcher Elizabeth Englander, a…

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Nearly 25 Million U.S. Workers Now Have High-Deductible Health Plans

FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The number of American workers with high-deductible health insurance plans rose by 3.2 percent in 2016 — reaching 24.8 million, new research reports. While premium prices rose modestly for people with employer-provided coverage, their deductibles rose 10 percent on average, University of Minnesota researchers found. “High-deductible health plans…

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