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2014-09-15 08:29:22

Senate Approves First-Ever Growth Awareness Week PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept.

Healthy Infants Slow To Gain Weight Likely To Catch Up With Peers
2013-02-25 19:38:21

Newly published research findings found that infants who demonstrated slower than average growth during the first nine months of life were likely to catch up with their peers over time.

2006-04-27 13:35:00

Twenty to 30 percent more young children may be overweight than previously thought according to new growth standards, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

2006-04-27 07:35:00

Children's growth is influenced more by environmental factors than genetics up to the age of five, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.