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2014-06-27 04:21:19

Following a study that links academic performance with physical fitness, Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island pediatrician, gives his advice on the topic. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Center, responds to an article, "Improving academic performance with physical fitness" published by Medical News Today. The article discusses a recent study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics,...

2014-06-24 23:16:40

New study suggests that persuading teens to avoid distracted driving might start by asking them to monitor their parents’ driving behavior Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Every day, tens of thousands of students sit through hundreds of public awareness assemblies in classrooms and auditoriums at high schools across the United States. Most of the messages are forgotten within a few days. Joel Feldman is determined to make sure his messages are not among them. For nearly three...

2014-06-21 04:20:25

The increase in the prevalence of caffeine among children has risen substantially over the years and is beginning to grab the attention of researchers and doctors. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island Pediatrician, offers his perspective and advice on the issue. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Center, discusses an article, "Heart Rate And Blood Pressure: Caffeine Affects Boys And Girls Differently...

2014-06-20 16:23:00

Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Brooklyn pediatrician, discusses a study that shows how adolescent brains process sugar differently than adults. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatrics center, responds to an article that focuses on how food is digested in young children and how increased sugar intakes can affect health later on. An article, "Studies show adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult...

2014-06-16 23:13:03

Churches from around the country respond to the needs of teen moms by inviting the community to participate in a month-long diaper drive. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Lifetree Cafés and their supporting churches will be launching a national campaign to meet the needs of teen moms and their families starting the week of June 22nd. The campaign kicks off when Lifetree Café locations from coast to coast offer a program titled “A Family Divided: Finding Peace by Letting...

2014-06-16 18:06:51

University at Buffalo Caffeine intake by children and adolescents has been rising for decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, which now are marketed to children as young as four. Despite this, there is little research on the effects of caffeine on young people. One researcher who is conducting such investigations is Jennifer Temple, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo School of...

2014-06-13 23:02:04

According to reports, during summer months there is an increase in drug and alcohol use; especially with teens. To help combat this, Narconon Freedom Center is issuing new tips to keep kids drug free during summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Summer can be the best time of year for teens. Whether it’s taking some time off between the busy years of high school or the last stretch of time spent at home before heading off to college, young people can have some of the best times...

2014-06-09 23:01:59

Peer Pressure on Teens, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/dealing-with-peer-pressure/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Peer Pressure is defined as an influence exerted by a group or an individual to encourage others to change their attitudes, values, or behaviors to conform the group norms. This can have both positive and negative consequences depending on the type of peers influencing the children. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to...

2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-05 23:17:19

‘Children of Divorced Parents’ proves that home is a very important aspect in female adolescent’s life. Eastvale, Calif (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When Dr. Jane Akponye was working as a social service worker with Riverside County in California, she realized that a home is said to be a place operated to generate an atmosphere of togetherness, understanding, sympathy, support, and affection. The home is a very important aspect in female adolescent life. It is also the base line for an...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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