Are kids today truly more autonomous?
...hildren were increasingly autonomous when it came to their self-expression, particularly in relation to daily activity chores, personal appearance and defiance
of parents. In contrast to this increased autonomy that child-centered parenting has given children, the 20th century has seen, in other ways, childre...
Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety
... highly polluting industry accountable for clean air," said Christine Cordero of the Center for Environmental Health.
The action appears to be in defiance
of legal maneuvering by the Virginia-based American Trucking Association, which has hamstringed port efforts to move forward on a concession program w...
Contemptible: Governor, State Officials Defy Court Order to Stop Home Care Cuts, Says SEIU
...with U.S. District Court to hold the State in contempt for illegally cutting the wages of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers by $2 per hour in defiance
of an earlier court order.
"It's unbelievable that the State feels it can simply ignore a U.S. District Court ruling," said Dave Regan, SEIU Exec...
ALS Musician Composes CD with One Finger
...ins, "When I'm writing music or lyrics I completely get lost in it - I forget that I have any kind of disability."
The example of his work, his defiance
in the face of a grim fate, and the songs on Toxic Charm, that will be his legacy. Ace concludes, "When faced with a difficult situation, everyone has...
Operation Rescue Launches Opposition to Gov. Sebelius' Confirmation as HHS Secretary
...ing in a Medical Board investigation of Tiller regarding the 3rd trimester abortion death of Christin Gilbert.
of the Catholic Church and Archbishop Joseph Naumann's stern warning for her to refrain from Holy Communion until she makes amends for her support of ...
Methamphetamine abuse linked to underage sex, smoking and drinking
...youth with adjustment disorder, conduct disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity were much more likely to use crystal meth. However, oppositional defiance
disorder, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and eating disorder were not significantly associated with crystal meth use in the low-risk group.
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/May 19, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, May 12, 2008)
...erdelegates away from Hillary Clinton is "Florigan" or "Michida" -- "or
whatever we should call these scofflaw states that moved up their primaries
of party rules. Out of desperation, Hillary is putting all her
chips on the injustice done to Floridians and Michiganders, even though she
said early ...
Second-hand Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy Linked to Kids' Psychological Problems
...and conduct disorder.
Psychologists call these behaviours externalising psychopathology and their symptoms include aggressive behaviour, ADHD, defiance
and conduct disorder, which encompasses truancy, fighting, school failure, breaking rules, substance use, stealing and destruction of property.
Why Do People Stick To Their Bad Habits?
...now about the health risks, chances are we aren't going to solve any problems.'
Factors such as the need for social acceptance and plain old human defiance
play roles in persistent bad habits, the study suggests. 'We get a sense of belonging that is important to us. We can see ourselves as part of a socia...
Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists
...ly define the ways to get funds or leave it vague.
Differences erupted among African nations, after some among them allegedly made suggestions in defiance
of an understanding they had arrived at earlier.
With negotiations deadlocked, UNGA President Jan Eliasson took the matters in his hand and devel...
Norway, Japan prop up whaling industry with taxpayer money
...ts of an inspection programme from 1993 until 2006, when it was scrapped due to the losses it was causing the country's whalers.
Japan and Norway, in defiance
of the International Whaling Commission's moratorium on commercial whaling, kill up to 2,000 whales a year, exploiting loopholes in the IWC's founding...
TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation
...izona's vast Navajo Nation.
The 2nd annual Fort defiance
Cancer Awareness and Advocacy Conference, sponsore... nurse and supervisor who works at the nearby Fort defiance
"The conference was more succe...on community and tribal government officials, Fort defiance
hospital staff and their families, the family of N...
Great (taste) expectations: Study shows brain anticipates taste, shifts gears
... As the prism of our senses, the human brain has ways of refracting sensory input in defiance
This is seen, for example, in the placebo effect, when simple sugar pills or inert salves taken by unwitting subjects are seen to ease p...
Children's taste sensitivity and food choices influenced by taste gene
...nts who learn that their children reject foods that they themselves like because of inborn differences in taste ability, rather than rebelliousness or defiance
of authority," explains Reed.
The research continues and extends Monell's long-term research program exploring development of taste and flavor pref...