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US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

...s not "fully enforced" and contains exceptions for educational purposes. Salmonella illness remains a "major public health problem in the United States," the CDC said in the report An estimated 1.4 million nontyphoidal human Salmonella infections occur each year, causing about 15,000 hospitalizations and 400...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...cies to less educated women. "The lower down the educational scale you go, the less people are in control of their lives, and less in control of planning for children," he said. Flynn argues vigorously that race is not a determinant of IQ, but that class can be. "There is no genetic difference between Maor...

Imaginary Friends are Good for Kids

... a positive effect on children. Karen Majors, an educational psychologist at the Institute of Education in London also insists that imaginary friends are not a sign that your kid is having trouble with mixing with others of his or her age group, but a sign that your child has an active imagination. Such comp...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...ther features. The Eyeglass Guide is one of many educational resources that Transitions has recently developed as part of its ongoing effort to educate consumers about the importance of eye health. The guide provides information about lens material choices and vision-optimizing enhancements, such as anti-refle...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

... showed that associations did not differ by sex or educational status. Although we found that current smokers and those who had continued to smoke to within five years of Parkinson's disease diagnosis exhibited the lowest risk, a decrease in risk (13 percent to 32 percent) was also observed in those who had quit...

No Sex Education, Say Uttar Pradesh Teachers

...ry of the books and teaching material in their own educational institutions. "We have decided to take this extreme step in the larger interest of both students and teachers," he added. "If they are so desperate to include sex education in the curriculum, let them redesign the books and teaching aids."...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

... "a culture change" is needed; he is organizing an educational summit for ER staff in the fall, hoping hospitals will improve on their own, making legislation unnecessary. Legislators expect to hold hearings this summer or in the fall. We want "people to realize they don't have to call in security the first ti...

India Plans Hospices for HIV Positive Women

...ed that a task force would be set up to review the educational module her organization had come up with. "There is no harm about taking a second opinion on our module. But we want the message to be loud and clear for the senior secondary students to understand. There should be no shadowboxing about HIV/AIDS," ...

1 in 14 Young Adults Cant Solve Simple Math Sums

.... 74 per cent of adults believed that watching educational programmes as a young child helped learning and majority of parents said that kids programs should contain some education....

Subsidize Solar Water Heaters for Homes, Expert Tells Australian Government

...y went towards schools. He conceded there was an educational aspect to the measure. "Even so, you could still look at putting solar panels on schools where you generate electricity that would be used somewhere in the grid." Pointing out that neither of the two major parties had bothered to set any greenhou...

Medical Education in General Practice: A Way Forward

...e of doctors, more must be done to foster positive educational opportunities in the community-care setting. This .... Medical students say one of the most effective educational models is supervised autonomy, where they have their own consulting rooms and resources readily at h...

School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

...me kids are the ones who will get anxiety from any educational program. If its fire prevention, theyll be scared of fire, if its traffic safety, theyll be afraid of crossing the street, Duffell said. Health Behavior News Service: Lisa Esposito at (202) 387-2829 or hbns-editor@cfah.org....

Two-year-old Joins Mensa, Becomes Its Youngest Ever Genius

...s ever met. Professor Joan Freeman, a specialist educational psychologist, said the IQ test she conducted was unable to map Georgia's abilities fully. 'The test can only measure a limited amount, but she was incredibly creative. Even at two, she was very thoughtful. What Georgia did on some questions was of a...

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...ink-driving, a study by Educalcool, a Quebec based educational body, showed that over the last 20 years Quebecers are drinking less but better. Educalcool said at a conference that its aim is to convince people that moderation is a rule without exception, or that "getting plastered even once is once too often"...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

.... The BRIDGES grant programme is funded through an educational grant from Eli Lilly and Company. "Although there have been tremendous advances in science, particularly through landmark clinical trials, diabetes still continues to rise, and the related morbidity and mortality have not been reduced. Translationa...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Encourages the International Community to Embrace Prevention

... health screenings, public awareness, research and educational programs. As a result of these measures, The UAE now ranks second among developing countries for the fastest progress in reducing mortality among children below five years of age, as well as fighting epidemic diseases. Fey supports The UAE and othe...

Fine Particulate Matter from Traffic may Reduce Unborn Babies Birth Weight

...ght and weight of the mother before pregnancy, the educational level of the mothers as well as the duration of the pregnancy and the childs gender could be controlled for. The proportion of newborns with a birth weight below 3,000 grams increased with rising concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2,5) du...

Young Adults Seldom Try Proven Methods to Kick the Butt

...g advice from health care providers, having higher educational attainment, and having health insurance that might cover the cost of treatment are associated with using proven treatments," Curry said. "However, young adults are less likely to have health insurance, less likely to go to the doctor, and when the...

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

...e declining black teen birthrate and the increased educational efforts -- primarily through after school programs and community centers -- in underserved urban communities. Many of those programs, he says, wisely take an integrated and holistic approach to preventing teen pregnancy. But Libby Gray Macke who ru...

Experts in Istanbul Seek Nature and Measure of Happiness

...n's happiness than for women's, and the higher the educational level the less likely the individual is to be happy. Apart from their value of snapshots of society, data such as these could one day influence government decisions. "You can ask people about happiness in various domains of their lives, then you ...

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