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Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the past six years.

Gregory Matthews has glaucoma and uses prescription eyedrops. The dropper's opening creates a bigger drop than he needs, causing him to run out of his medication before the prescription is ready to refill. Matt Roth for ProPublica hide caption

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Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste

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