Have you set up a Yahoo id as a back up email address but haven't used it for a while? Where tonight there's a warning you need to know! Yahoo plans to recycle Yahoo user IDs that have been inactiveMore >>
If you haven't used yours in a while it may be in jeopardy of falling in someone else's hands.More >>
Tuesday, May 7 2013 9:35 PM EDT2013-05-08 01:35:30 GMT
Election day is well underway as voters head to the polls to choose a new congressman or woman. Being a special election, polls are expected to be relatively busy, but election officials are not expectingMore >>
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has redeemed a political career sidelined by scandal by winning his old congressional seat. Sanford defeated Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District.More >>
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - It seems that with every keystroke and every click of the mouse, someone is tracking you online. Whether it's your phone, your tablet, or even your web browser. We have givenMore >>
More web browser companies are offering a "do not track" option to protect customers privacy.More >>
Wednesday, September 12 2012 9:03 AM EDT2012-09-12 13:03:55 GMT
Those who bought into timeshare properties are quickly finding they were not the "investment" many were led to believe. Now hundreds are practically giving their timeshares away to get out from under the fees. More >>
Those who bought into timeshare properties are quickly finding they were not the "investment" many were led to believe. Now hundreds are practically giving their timeshares away to get out from under the fees.More >>
NATIONAL (NBC) - New research suggests there's no benefit to letting young children watch television of any type, even those specially packaged, educational DVD's.
In fact, they could actually interfere with the development of a child two years old or younger.
North Carolina mom Jodi McKay is much like moms and dads across the country when it comes to their children watching television.
"We've got three young kids and so the TV does become a babysitter at times, but as much as possible we try to limit the amount of television that they watch," said McKay.
Researchers have long said that attitude is the right one for all children, but a report from Children's Hospital in Boston suggests watching TV is of no real benefit to toddlers like Jodi McKay's 18-month-old baby girl, Wyatt.
"We found that TV viewing in the first two years of life did not have any benefits or harms relating to children's cognition at age three," said lead researcher Marie Evans Schmidt, Ph.D., of Children's Hospital Boston.
Researchers also said that even those educational DVD's may not help the two and under crowd.
Baby Einstein representatives say their videos foster quality time between parents and their children, and are "designed to inspire new ways for parents and babies to interact."
Experts say they are still in the early stages of understanding the effects of TV on infants, but say the balance of evidence still recommends limiting TV exposure as much as possible.