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2014-05-12 23:02:19

The combination of alcohol with young people celebrating prom, the end of a school year, or even the end of high school, can lead to excess.

2014-05-08 09:28:50

Drug abuse, acts of rampage – what’s really the matter with kids today?

Snacking Quality Appears To Decline As Kids Age
2014-05-07 03:34:06

The average US child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet quality in a sample of low-income, urban schoolchildren in the Boston area.

2014-05-07 09:44:45

Weekly consumption of sports drinks and energy drinks among adolescents is significantly associated with higher consumption of other sugar-sweetened beverages, cigarette smoking, and screen media use.

2014-05-05 23:08:15

Tower's mobile app is set to redefine the social networking ecosystem by closing the "interaction distance" between you and your online friends by creating real connections between

2014-04-29 12:34:20

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in Pennsylvania cost taxpayers at least $409 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign

2014-04-29 12:34:19

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in Mississippi cost taxpayers at least $137 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign

2014-04-29 12:34:17

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in Texas cost taxpayers at least $1.1 billion in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to

2014-04-29 12:34:16

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in Illinois cost taxpayers at least $434 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign

2014-04-29 12:34:10

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in Florida cost taxpayers at least $443 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]