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Too much TV leads to antisocial traits

Too much TV leads to antisocial traitsThe first “real-life” study that links TV view­ing and an­ti­so­cial traits has been published on this month. Chil­dren and ado­les­cents who watch a lot of tel­e­vi­sion are more likely to ex­hib­it an­ti­so­cial and crim­i­nal be­hav­ior when they be­come adults, ac­cord­ing to new re­search. Sci­en­tists tracked about 1,000 chil­dren born in 1972-73. Eve­ry two years be­tween the ages of 5 and 15, they were asked how much tel­e­vi­sion they watched. Those who watched more tel­e­vi­sion were found to be more likely to [more]

36 per cent of Indian women have sex only after age 24

36 per cent of Indian women have sex only after age 24An annual multi-national survey, exploring young people's attitudes to sex and contraception, has been released to mark World Contraception Day (WCD) 2012, which takes place every year on September 26. Here are some of the findings. For the third year running, Bayer HealthCare, together with the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) and Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) has released the results of an annual survey conducted to determine youngsters' use of contraception. The survey was conducted among [more]

How to Live a Less Stressful Life: 10 Simple Tips‏

How to Live a Less Stressful Life: 10 Simple Tips‏"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it." Jim Goodwin   "For fast-acting relief, try slowing down." Lily Tomlin   Stress sucks. It sucks joy and the life out of you.   So today I'll share 10 of my favourite tips that I use to minimize stress and live a more relaxed but at the same time productive life. I hope you find something helpful here, even if it's just a few reminders of things you had forgotten about.   1. Accept the situation.   Stress is often [more]

How To Remove Pimples Fast

How To Remove Pimples FastWhether you choose to call it acne, zits, pimples or spots, know that you're not alone. Over 80% of teenagers will experience an outbreak of pimples at some point, which means science and reason have worked overtime to devise ways to treat them as quickly as possible (the demand is certainly right up there). Before we begin looking at how best to deal with them, a few must-know facts are in order. Below the surface of our skin, the sebaceous glands [more]

First Aid For Burns

First Aid For BurnsA burn can be caused by heat (flames, hot grease, or boiling water), the sun (solar radiation), chemicals or electricity. When a burn breaks the skin, infection and loss of fluid can occur; burns can also result in difficulty breathing. If a burn victim has trouble breathing, has burns on more than one part of the body, or was burned by chemicals , an explosion, or electricity, Call Emergency Medical Service (or) Ambulance immediately. Burns caused by flames or hot [more]