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Perils of play: Video gaming disorder gets attention from global health group

There's a critical difference between video game fans and over-the-top fanatics. Playing obsessively for long hours each day can unbalance your stability – and we don’t mean how you walk, though maybe that's also a risk. The World Health Organiz...

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Younger generations lead movements for change


 Whether it be women's rights, racial injustice or gun reform, both the millennials and Generation Z are standing up and speaking out about social issues.  The 2016 election of Donald Trump as president triggered a surge of activism by younger genera...

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This week's word in the news: DEVASTATING

DEFINITION:

Tending or threatening to lay to waste or overwhelm.

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The Secret Service on Thursday published a national school safety guide that urged districts to take major steps in the wake of continuing school shootings, like February’s devastating attack that killed 17 in Parkland, Fla.
The Dayton Daily News -- 07/16/2018

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