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2014-05-05 11:24:57

Each year, 4,000 babies die unexpectedly during sleep time from sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation or unknown causes.

2014-05-05 11:20:07

Pediatricians, social scientists, economists and policy experts will come together on Saturday, May 3, to discuss the critical problem that childhood poverty presents in the U.S. – and steps to end poverty.

2014-05-02 12:25:27

BOSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 43 million teens and tweens living in our country.

2014-04-30 12:27:20

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Daughters International, LLC, announces the launch of Global Girl(TM) line of dolls, a collection of ethnically diverse dolls and companion books that

the advantage for female students didn't become apparent until junior or middle school
2014-04-30 05:07:07

A new study from the University of New Brunswick reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes.

2014-04-29 23:00:53

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping launch a new community sports and activity league for the children of the Inland Empire and children seven years and up are invited to come together three

2014-04-29 12:27:52

Academy Award® Nominee Joins Ben Winchell, Ana Villafane in Upcoming Live-Action Film by Dolphin Films, Mattel HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dolphin Films announced

2014-04-28 23:12:10

According to Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, adolescence presents challenges and parents play a crucial role in fostering that transition with understanding and guidance to make it

Junk Food Hazards Of Youth Baseball
2014-04-25 09:13:12

'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks.

2014-04-22 23:06:41

Event to Encourage STEM Education in 4th Through 8th Grade Classrooms Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 K’NEX Education®,


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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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Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.