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

David Orenstein, Brown University 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. They expected that snacking would substantially contribute to kids' overall energy intake, and the new data confirm that. But they were surprised that the nutritional value of snacks and...

2014-05-07 09:44:45

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 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, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota and Duke University. The study was undertaken to build understanding of health behavior patterns related to adolescent consumption of...

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 you and the people in your dorms, office buildings, residential buildings, barracks, hotels, cruise ships, even resorts. Wherever you are in the world, Tower makes it possible for you to connect. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Tower App Development, Inc. (tower.io), a San Diego-based software...

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 to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and...

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 to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and...

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 Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and their...

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 to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and their...

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 Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and their...

2014-04-29 12:34:05

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen childbearing in California cost taxpayers at least $956 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; for the nation overall, teen childbearing cost taxpayers $9.4 billion. Most of the public sector costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences often experienced by the children of teen mothers, during both their childhood and their...

2014-04-29 08:34:14

National Runaway Safeline's New Study Finds a Connection Between Family Characteristics and Adolescent Runaway Behavior CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many family characteristics are predictors of youth runaway behavior, as determined in a new study released today by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS), a 24/7 hotline and online services for runaway, homeless and at-risk youth. The study reveals that it's more common for youth to run away who have parents that binge drink,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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