Abdominal Obesity Rates Leveling Off In US Children And

Abdominal Obesity Rates Leveling Off In US Children And Adolescents

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the...

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2014-07-25 08:22:55

CARLSTADT, N.J., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that the Company will participate at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference, to be held August 11-14, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jinpan's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 13th from 8:00 a.m. ET to 8:30 a.m. ET. Management is also available to meet with...

2014-07-24 08:43:52

Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM), Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) Recognized for Engaging, Educational On-the-Go Content CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM) and Lil' Speller Phonics Station(TM) are recipients of Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Children's Products Awards, recognizing the top...

2014-07-23 23:15:19

We would say this is the greatest advancement in Mother Baby Care & Skin to Skin Clothing in decades. Precious Image Creations learned the benefits of Skin To Skin in 2003. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The benefits of contact with Skin to Skin clothing (http://preciousimagecreations.com/) cannot be measured. Over 3,000 research articles and evidence have caused birthing centers, and commissions controlling birthing centers, to require the Mom to be in Skin to Skin Contact with...

2014-07-23 23:15:00

MarketReportschina.com adds “Development Trend and Investment Prospect of China Toy Market, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 As the largest toy production country in the world, there are total 1304 large-scale toy enterprises in China, which have produced almost 75% toys of the whole world, moreover, Sino-foreign joint ventures, enterprises with Sino-foreign cooperation, and wholly foreign-owned enterprises have taken up the leading...

2014-07-23 23:05:58

The Family Center, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey as the replication of its signature parenting series advances nationwide. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Family Center, a nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey® as the replication of its signature parenting series...

2014-07-23 23:05:16

Build and Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys By K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game released in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to introduce...

2014-07-15 12:34:55

With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV(TM). Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is...

2014-07-15 10:20:42

Saint Louis University Children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse and neglect from parents than children developing at a typical rate. So far, there was little evidence of specific parental behaviors that were associated with the risk, but a SLU study finds inappropriate expectations and lack of empathy play a significant role in triggering the risk. Debra Zand, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University and the principal investigator...

2014-07-14 23:09:58

The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Teaches the Benefits of Breastfeeding with New Breastfeeding Classes and Support Groups for New and Expecting Mothers in Daytona Beach. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.floridahospitalbabies.com) is now offering breastfeeding classes to help prepare mothers for nursing. The BirthCare Center also hosts a regular breastfeeding support group for...

2014-07-02 23:10:46

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," underscores a study reported by Craig F. Garfield, M.D., and coauthors in the journal Pediatrics in May, 2014, revealing that fathers had a 68% increase in depressive scores during children's key attachment years of 0–5. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Everyone knows that being a mother is “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” It is not as well known that this applies to fathers...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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