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Education News Archive - July 23, 2009

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One in seven low-income, preschool US children are obese, but the obesity epidemic in this age group may be stabilizing, federal health officials said.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.