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This one thing can help predict the type and severity of teen car accidents

A study of car crashes by young drivers indicates gender is a significant variable.

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No, you shouldn't feel bad about taking a nap

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Taking a nap: Not as simple as you think, and more important than you realize. Read more »

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Face time vs. screen time: The technological impact on communication

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Word or emoji? Face or screen? There are more ways than ever to communicate, but some experts are concerned that too much reliance on less-direct forms of communication could be bad for children... Read more »

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Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site

The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing. Read more »

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

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10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

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Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ TV series makes its DVD debut this week

John Travolta had his breakout role in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” which leads TV shows on DVD this week. Read more »

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This one thing can help predict the type and severity of teen car accidents

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A study of car crashes by young drivers indicates gender is a significant variable that impacts the type, severity and timing of crashes. Boys crash on weekends and after dark; girls are more apt... Read more »

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Jim Bennett: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an undeniably good thing

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so... Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: How media could help the family

In Chapter 10 we will look at some of the things that the larger institutions of our society could do (or stop doing) to better support the smallest institution of the family. Read more »

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10 things to know before going to Salt Lake Comic Con

Ten things you need to know before attending Salt Lake Comic Con for the first time. Read more »

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Getting ready for Salt Lake Comic Con: Families plan for upcoming convention

For months, the McKinney family has been laboring together over a set of costumes for Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

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‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Gone With the Wind’ and more on big screen

“Ghostbusters” plays on the big screen for a week and “Gone With the Wind” is on the way as classic movies are revived in local movie theaters over the next month. Read more »

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New movies on home video this week are a disappointing lot

New movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week are a disappointing lot, led by a stolid period romance and Adam Sandler’s latest. Read more »

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Board game roundup: Thunder Alley puts you behind the wheel

GMT Games' Thunder Alley is a new racing game in which players control a team of race car drivers. Players play cards for movement, and often move other players' cars along with their own. Players... Read more »

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Is it possible to be both happy and sad at the same time?

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Americans are the happiest they've been in terms of consumer confidence since the Great Recession. But they're still upset. Here's what's making them happy in other ways. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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BYU announces Mitt Romney, Disney animation/Pixar president to speak on campus

Brigham Young University announced Wednesday that Mitt Romney, former presidential candidate and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be speaking on campus this fall. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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It's about time the government recognize the realities of parenthood

In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Parents respond to Nicki Minaj's 'vile' music video that's breaking records

Artist Nicki Minaj caused the latest controversy with parents and other media advisories after she released the music video and album art for her new single "Anaconda." Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Family traditions, narrative and genealogy

Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of and gains security and protection from. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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12 things that are totally worth waiting for

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You don't have to rush into everything. In fact, most Americans like waiting. Here are 12 things that are definitely worth the wait. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Take away the TV, increase your sixth-grader's emotional intelligence

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Preteens who turned off the TV and stepped away from other screens for a few days were much better at reading other people's emotions, according to a new study. They also managed to have fun, the... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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The Clean Cut: CBS News features boy with Down syndrome heading to college

Rion Holcombe, whose reaction to his college acceptance letter took the Internet by storm, is now attending Clemson University. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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In the Whirled: World peace and the family reunion

Mother Teresa said world peace comes from loving our families. Nowhere does that get tested more than at family reunions. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Would you rather get married earlier, or stay married longer? Here's what the data says

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Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Wild sheep arrive for Sheepdog Classic

Hundreds of Utah’s wild range sheep arrived Wednesday at Soldier Hollow in Midway preparation for the Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Classic Championship and Festival. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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