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A Third Of Young Adults Get Arrested By Age 23
2011-12-19 14:36:53

A new study has found that about one in three teens and young adults will get arrested by the age of 23, and that those arrests are for everything from underage drinking and petty theft to violent crimes.

Moms Who Work Feel Better
2011-12-13 12:02:44

Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.

Can Climate Change Alter Vacation Plans?
2011-12-07 05:02:08

Plants’ and animals’ seasonal cycles, such as flowering dates and migration patterns, have shifted in recent decades due to climate change.

Yoga And Stretching Most Effective At Controlling Back Pain
2011-10-25 08:10:17

Yoga classes have been linked to better back-related function and diminished symptoms from chronic low back pain in the largest U.S. randomized controlled trial of yoga to date.

2011-09-07 14:05:14

Parental safety concerns may prevent children from getting good exercise, according to a new North Carolina State University study that examined how families use neighborhood parks.

2011-08-03 15:42:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global health nonprofit IntraHealth International has named bioethicist and attorney Louise Winstanly to its Board of Directors.

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2011-07-24 05:59:25

Ecuadorean officials have reported that they have seized over 350 dead sharks from a boat that had been illegally fishing in the waters around the Galapagos Islands Marine Reserve.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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