About half of children between 10 and 12 years old, and one-third of kids aged 7 to 9 engage with other people on social media, according to the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. While the study found that two-thirds of parents are concerned about their children sharing private information through apps, a surprising percentage of parents didn’t monitor their kids’ social media activity. Roughly 40 percent of parents said it was “too time-consuming” to monitor their child’s social media. And one-third said they didn’t use parental controls because the child would just get around them.
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The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book