Archive for Health

How We Deprive Children of the Physical Activity They Need

Trips to the park and adult-organized sports do not, and cannot, remedy the health problems caused by today's restrictions on children's freedom to play.

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Children’s & Teens’ Suicides Related to the School Calendar

The data are overwhelming. Suicide is a major cause of death in young people, and school is a major cause of young people's suicides.

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Benefits of Play Revealed in Research on Video Gaming

If video gaming, like other forms of play, generally improves mental wellbeing, then we should find that gamers are mentally healthier, on average, than non-gamers. Are they?

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A Frugal Man’s Guide to Happiness and Health

If I decide to make a million dollars by publishing Gray’s Guide to Health, Happiness, and Financial Security, the key points will be: ....

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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

Mental-health problems are at an all-time high among college students. In addition, there has been a sharp decline in students' abilities to deal with setbacks of everyday life.

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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

Diagnosable mental health problems are at an all-time high among college students, but, in addition, and in some ways even more disconcerting, there has been a sharp decline in students' abilities to deal with the bumps in the road of everyday life. These problems are making it hard for colleges to carry out their traditional academic mission. What can be done?

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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

Diagnosable mental health problems are at an all-time high among college students, but, in addition, and in some ways even more disconcerting, there has been a sharp decline in students' abilities to deal with the bumps in the road of everyday life. These problems are making it hard for colleges to carry out their traditional academic mission. What can be done?

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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

Diagnosable mental health problems are at an all-time high among college students, but, in addition, and in some ways even more disconcerting, there has been a sharp decline in students' abilities to deal with the bumps in the road of everyday life. These problems are making it hard for colleges to carry out their traditional academic mission. What can be done?

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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

Mental-health problems are at an all-time high among college students. In addition, there has been a sharp decline in students' abilities to deal with setbacks of everyday life.

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Meet Danielle Meitiv: Fighting for Her Kids’ Rights

Danielle and Alexander Meitiv have been giving their children some of the same freedom that they themselves enjoyed as children, in a world that is safer than the one in which they grew up. As a consequence, they have been visited by police, and the county Child Protective Services have threatened to take their children away. Here is my interview with Danielle.

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