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2014-05-20 11:54:57

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 11:15:39

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...

2014-05-19 08:25:36

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:2020 Foresight: Retail Banking and Social Media - Do the Ends Justify the Expense?http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/e_commerce/2020_foresight_retail_banking_social_media_ends_justify_expense.html SynopsisThe report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights on social media marketing in retail banking industry: -- It provides a global snapshot of trends...

2014-05-16 12:28:02

Bill passage is a victory for children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Late last night, the Minnesota Legislature passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill, which included a provision making Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "Smoke-free foster care means protecting Minnesota children from dangerous secondhand smoke," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "This bill becoming law will ensure healthier homes for...

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2014-05-16 06:36:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mother's job, and joy, is taking care of her children, but motherhood has its challenges, however rewarding it is. And for a mother suffering from depression, there can be even more daunting challenges. A new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals that mothers suffering from depressive symptoms tend to focus on minimizing their own distress, which leads them to miss the impact their responses have on their children....

2014-05-13 23:14:54

Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' new book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education" reports their research finding that most forms of parental involvement do not improve student achievement. This theme is one of many described in Dr. Jack Westman's book "Parent Power: the Key to America's Prosperity". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with...

2014-05-12 23:00:16

Start Potty Training 3 Day method, created by Carol Cline, is a brand new e-guide that teaches parents how to toilet train their children in just a few days. A full review on the website Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth ordering. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Start Potty Training 3 Day method, developed by Carol Cline, is a brand new guide that claims to help parents toilet train their children within three days. This e-guide is broken down into 17 chapters that cover...

2014-05-08 20:24:34

Change will protect thousands of vulnerable children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Minnesota Senate passed a Health and Human Services Policy omnibus bill that included a provision to make Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "This step is long overdue, and we thank lawmakers for showing they care about kids," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "The state is the legal guardian of these children, and it is only right we...

2014-05-05 11:24:57

Twenty-edight percent of Hispanic mothers share a bed with their babies; 22 percent of black mothers put infants to sleep on their stomachs Each year, 4,000 babies die unexpectedly during sleep time from sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation or unknown causes. To keep infants safe, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises caregivers to put babies to sleep on their backs and avoid sharing a bed, among other practices. Many families, however, are not following this...

2014-05-01 16:36:58

Survey Uncovers Top Issues Facing America's New Mothers WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only 8% of new and expectant mothers report being extremely satisfied with their ability to manage the multiple demands of their lives, according to a new survey by Bravado Designs. A leader in intimate apparel for pregnant and nursing moms, Bravado also discovered that though breastfeeding rates in the US continue to climb(1), breastfeeding out of the house continues to be an...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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