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Sleep-deprived schoolchildren run obesity risk
Children of mothers who work full time may not be getting the amount of sleep they need each night, placing them at higher risk of being overweight or obese within a year, finds research."We looked at night-time sleep in particular, because studies show that the amount of nighttime sleep matters for regulating weight," said co-author Janet Liechty, a professor of medicine and of social...
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G20 leaders support fight against Ebola virus
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WIRED FOR EMPATHY
What makes people compassionate? Research shows that compassion is an innate ability. And it has benefits, too. Apart from the feel-good factor, it improves a person's overall well-being
Yes, we care.
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The ABCs
A sofa is a dangerous place to put babies to sleep. According to a study published in the journal Pediatrics,...
Pee and C
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Obesity silently damages heart
Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk...
Sleep-deprived schoolchildren run obesity risk
Scientists find new way to make drugs
How to make kids eat healthy food in school
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The spinal column is between the shoulder girdle at the top and pelvic girdle at the base. They are connected...
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freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
The Big Apple's barometer
My wife lives in New York, and, over the years, I have got to know the city well. It is a useful barometer to judge the health of the world and of the American mood and economy. A visit in the winter of 2008-09, ...  
grand slam  |  Sania Mirza
American dream come true
It is sheer love for the game that nurtures an upcoming tennis player.  As one begins to follow the sport with a growing passion, it is Grand Slam tournaments that capture your imagination and, soon, for a ...  
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