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2014-06-10 23:13:19

In the United States, it is uncommon to see children breastfed past infancy, but certainly there are families in our culture who embrace full-term breastfeeding. Examining this practice among women from all walks of life, and all over the world, To Three and Beyond brings to light the stories of the mothers who choose to embrace breastfeeding relationships that extend past society's norms. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends...

2014-06-09 23:11:17

The BirthCare Center in Daytona Beach Now Offers Classes to New and Expecting Parents Teaching the Guidelines to Help Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.floridahospitalbabies.com) is teaching new and expecting moms the guidelines to safe newborn sleep in an effort to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). “Safe sleep is such an important topic when it comes...

2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-05 08:25:50

As the First Founding Partner of the 2014 USA Games and Sponsor of the Games' Law Enforcement Torch Run, Toys"R"Us Furthers Its Ongoing Commitment to Children of All Abilities WAYNE, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games just over a week away, Toys"R"Us(®) employees throughout the tri-state area in stores, its headquarters in Wayne, NJ and its distribution center in Flanders, NJ are ready to #CheerOnAChampion helping Special...

Researchers Discover Unusual Parenting Behavior By A Southeast Asian Treefrog
2014-05-30 03:50:49

National University of Singapore Study shows parental care increases survival of offspring in Chiromantis hansenae, the only treefrog in the region with this behavior Researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science have discovered that a Southeast Asian species of treefrog practices parental care to increase the likelihood of survival of its offspring. Chiromantis hansenae (C. hansenae), is currently the only...

2014-05-29 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen birth rates declined 10% in 2013 and have declined fully 57% since peaking in 1991, according to new data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Both the rate and number of teen births in the United States are now at historic lows. "The progress the nation has made in reducing teen births has gone from extraordinary to almost unbelievable," said Sarah Brown, CEO of The...

2014-05-27 11:50:38

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Could give hints about male versus female risk for certain psychiatric disorders Puberty is the defining process of adolescent development, beginning a cascade of changes throughout the body, including the brain. Penn Medicine researchers have discovered that cerebral blood flow (CBF) levels decreased similarly in males and females before puberty, but saw them diverge sharply in puberty, with levels increasing in females while decreasing...

2014-05-20 12:03:17

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...

2014-05-20 12:01:48

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...

2014-05-20 11:56:11

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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