October 21, 2016

American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' Rule -- NPR

If there's one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it's this one: No screens before age 2.

As of today, that rule is out the window.

The American Academy of Pediatrics, which first issued that recommendation back in 1999, has extensively updated and revised its guidelines for children and adolescents to reflect new research and new habits. -- 10/21/2016

 

Feds to look closer at oil, gas drilling near Chaco Canyon -- Santa Fe New Mexican

The federal government announced Thursday that it will study the potential effects of drilling on public and tribal lands near Chaco Culture National Historical Park in the San Juan Basin, an area that is one of the state’s largest centers for oil and gas production. -- 10/21/2016