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2014-08-06 16:28:18

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, Aug.

2014-07-31 08:36:54

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acelleron Medical Products is sponsoring a first-ever Acelleron Breast Pumping World Record on Saturday,

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2014-07-29 10:51:06

How much television is too much for children? According to a new study lead by University of Iowa associate professor in English Deborah Linebarger, even background TV can be bad for children.

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

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®

2014-07-23 23:15:19

We would say this is the greatest advancement in Mother Baby Care & Skin to Skin Clothing in decades.

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)

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

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

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2014-07-22 05:22:16

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 American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics.


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.