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Hillary Rodham Clinton Reveals Early Literacy Toolkit
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, society )

- 66 days ago -
Yesterday, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Diego had explained the role in which pediatricians and parents can play in encouraging young children's early
Combined Training Reduces Body Fat in Teens
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, teens, aerobic training, resistance training, ombined aerobic and resistance training )

- 86 days ago -
Researchers from the University of Calgary and University of Ottawa found that combined aerobic and resistance training showed a greater reduction of total body fat and waist circumference in obese teens compared to aerobic or resistance training alone.
Likelihood of 6800 New Ebola Case in West Africa By End of Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Quarantine, West Africa, outbreak, virusesresearch, humans, illness )

- 87 days ago -
New Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa by the end of the month if new control measures are not enacted according to a new analysis. The CDC estimates there will be 500,00 cases of Ebola by the end of January.
Active Commuting Lowers BMI and Body Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: active commuting, public transportation, body mass index, body fat, walking/cyclingAlternativeMed, prevention )

- 120 days ago -
A new study published in BMJ find men and women who commute by public or active transportation is linked with significantly lower BMI and body fat composition.
Childhood Obesity the Top Major Health Concern
Health & Wellness  (tags: health concerns, annual survey, children, obesity, communities/nation, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Childre, national poll )

- 128 days ago -
According to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on children's health, childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014.
Less Than One Hour Daily of Video Games Linked to Better Adjusted Children and Teens
Health & Wellness  (tags: video games, children, psychosocial adjustment, prosocial behavior, externalizing and internalizing.research )

- 136 days ago -
Research from Oxford University suggests children and teens that play video games for less than an hour daily have better psychosocial adjustment.
Does the Pill Higher Your Risk for Breast Cancer?
Science & Tech  (tags: contraceptive, medicine, healthcare, Pregnancy, Combined oral contraceptive pill, progestin, Oral contraceptive formulations )

- 139 days ago -
Oral contraceptives are linked with an increased breast cancer risk, which may vary by formulation and women who had used the pill within the previous year had an increased risk by 50%.
Higher Diabetes Risk Linked to Shift Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, shift work, men, rotating shifts, meta-analysis )

- 146 days ago -
Shift work is associated with a 9% increased risk for developing diabetes with a higher risk for men at 37% and rotating shift workers had the highest risk for developing diabetes at 42%.
Blood Pressure Moderately Lowered By Probiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: blood pressure, hypertension, probiotics, colony-forming units, probiotic consumptionAlternativeMed, diet )

- 147 days ago -
Results from a meta-analysis suggest that consuming probiotics may modestly improve blood pressure and the effect appears greatest in those with elevated blood pressure. An average blood pressure was reduced by 4 mm Hg systolic and 2 mm Hg diastolic.
SIDS Risk Factor Differs Between Younger and Older Infants
Health & Wellness  (tags: SIDS, Suffocation, injury, sleep-related deaths, infants, sudden infant death syndrome, sleeping environmentsafety, prevention, research, study )

- 156 days ago -
A new study in Pediatrics reveal risk factors for sleep related infants is bed sharing for younger infants (0 - 3 mos.) and rolling into objects in the sleep area is the predominant risk factor for older infants (three months to 364 days).
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