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2012-02-24 18:00:00

Voluminous research literature attests to the multiple negative consequences of maternal depression and depressive symptoms for the health and development of children.

Study Links Father's Depression To Child's Behavioral Problems
2011-11-07 13:52:47

According to a new study, depression in fathers is linked to behavioral problems in their children.

2005-08-01 15:03:17

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People trying to stop teens from smoking may have a new weapon -- a study showing that even secondhand smoke raises the risk of metabolic syndrome, a condition marked by obesity, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol levels and pre-diabetes.

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2005-08-01 15:00:00

People trying to stop teens from smoking may have a new weapon -- a study showing that even secondhand smoke raises the risk of metabolic syndrome, a condition marked by obesity, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol levels and pre-diabetes.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.