Tag : University of California

UC Davis Student Sets Up Vending Machine Filled With Condoms & Plan B Pills

Parenting  24 April '17

UC Davis Student Sets Up Vending Machine Filled With Condoms, Plan B Pills

Parteek Singh recognizes the need of contraceptives among college students, hence, he proposed a vending machine full of birth-control needs and some emergency medications.

Late Motherhood Produces Smarter, Holistically Healthier Babies; Elongates Mom's Life: Study

Pregnancy  6 April '17

Late Motherhood Produces Smarter, Holistically Healthier Babies; Elongates Mom's Life

The trend of conceiving babies at later age may have more merits than having them while mom is young, as growing number of research shows benefits in late motherhood.

How To Raise Kids Into Better Adults: The Three Traits Parents Need To Instill

Behavior  5 April '17

How To Raise Kids Into Better Adults: The Three Traits Parents Need To Instill

Raising good children can be pretty tough but learning these essentials may help parents be successful into bringing up wonderful adults.

Apple Hosts Event At Company's Town Hall

College Success  9 December '16

These US Schools Are The Best In Teaching Coding: Did Your University Make The Cut?

HackerRank, a technology company, determined which of the 126 computer science schools produce the top coders in America. Which universities landed a spot in the top 10?

Apple Hosts Event At Company's Town Hall

College Success  9 December '16

These US Schools Are The Best In Teaching Coding: Did Your University Make The Cut?

HackerRank, a technology company, determined which of the 126 computer science schools produce the top coders in America. Which universities landed a spot in the top 10?

Pluto is still active

Science  22 November '16

Pluto Planet News: Dwarf Planet Still Active And In The Process Of Reorientation; Will It Be Recognized In The Solar System Again?

According to studies, Pluto is still active and the dwarf planet is in the process of reorientation.

Children's Hospital Class Aims To Help Youth With Obesity Issues

Health  15 September '16

Weight-Based Discrimination And Bullying Among Middle School Students: Its Alarming Emotional Consequences

A new study found that weight-based discrimination and bullying suffered by middle school students are bound to have serious emotional consequences as adolescents grow up. Childhood bullying can have long-term and traumatic effects on a person's mental health, particularly in their emotional, psychological, and social developments.

Los Angeles School Tries To Fight Campus Violence

School  27 July '16

Student Desegregation In America: Diverse Schools Also Pose Problems

Desegregated schools provide important benefits to children such as drop in prejudice, better analytical thinking, increased civic commitment, and improved learning outcomes. But If children aren't exposed to diversity early on in their lives, how are they going to excel in diverse schools and environments?

World Landmarks Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day 2016

Autism  20 July '16

More Children Diagnosed With Autism In California: Number Of Autistic Students Jumped To 6,500 In Recent Years

The number of autistic students has increased between 5,000 and 7,000 annually in California. Nationwide, one of 68 children are living with an autism spectrum disorder, with the condition four to five times more common among boys than girls.

Parents Call For Childcare Subsidies

School  8 July '16

Early Childhood Education in America Criticized Due To Low Quality Performance and Disappointing Compensation For Educators

Early childhood educators are underpaid even though they are required to possess the same certifications and trainings as kindergarten and elementary school teachers. High-quality classrooms for young children are scarce as well.

Facebook To Acquire Photosharing Site Instagram For One Billion Dollars

Behavior  15 June '16

How Teenagers Experience Peer Pressure Through ‘Likes’ On Instagram, Twitter And Facebook

Social media "likes" boost teenagers' self-esteem and confidence. But this trend can also perpetuate a virtual version of the conformity effect and peer pressure.

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry Spearhead A New Campaign Called Heads Together To End Stigma Around Mental Health.

Mind  11 June '16

Higher Education Latest News & Updates: Why Higher Ed Is Facing A Mental Health Crisis

A new report recently revealed an alarming news about higher education being plagued with mental health issues. In fact, several campuses have burgeoning demands for mental health services.

Rally Held In New York For Education Equality In New York City Schools

School  8 June '16

Racial Disparities In The US: Black Students Are Four Times More Likely To Get Suspended From Schools Than Their White Peers

Racial disparity is still prevalent in schools in the U.S. Students of color are not being given the same educational opportunities as their white peers.

Rally Held In New York For Education Equality In New York City Schools

School  8 June '16

Racial Disparities In The US: Black Students Are Four Times More Likely To Get Suspended From Schools Than Their White Peers

Racial disparity is still prevalent in schools in the U.S. Students of color are not being given the same educational opportunities as their white peers.

Tasting Panel Meets To Judge Local Wines

 2 June '16

Raise Your Glass To Wine: Moderate Wine Drinking Can Help Reduce Mortality Rates Of Alzheimer’s Patients

Drinking wine, as long as it's done moderately, can provide healthy benefits to people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Moderate wine consumption can also help people avoid cardiovascular diseases.

Beijing Issues Red Alert On Air Pollution For The First Time

Body  1 June '16

Air Pollution Among The Causes Of High Blood Pressure

Some countries in the world are making progress in decreasing their air pollution levels, but other nations are still falling behind. A new report found that high smog levels can cause high blood pressure.

Germany Expands Language Classes For Migrant Children

Bilingual  11 May '16

Pronouncing Students' Names Right In Schools Is Important To Their Identities

Mispronouncing an immigrant student's name can significantly impact a child's mindset. It can make them feel invisible and separated from their teachers and peers who are native English speakers.

Practioners Enjoy Serenity Of Paddleboard Yoga

Mind  2 May '16

Alzheimer's Disease News: Exercise Routines Help Fight Memory Loss

The effects of Alzheimer's disease on people can be warded off by regular exercising. A study found that exercise routines increases a brain's grey matter, which is an indicator that a person has good mental health.

UCSF Cancer Center Uses Latest Technologies To Battle Cancer

Health/Nutrition  12 April '16

Cancer Survival: How Marriage Can Help Fight The Big C

The emotional support that husbands or wives provide to their partners who are ill with cancer helps patients fight the deadly disease.

US Population Nears 300 Million Mark

Pregnancy  4 April '16

Stress In Pregnant Women Leads To Health Problems In Babies

Pregnant women are advised to stay out of stressful situations because it can cause health problems to their babies.

Students Protest Tougher Action in Harrassment Case at UCLA

Teens/Young Adults  31 March '16

Prevalent Sexual Violence In Universities: Why Sexual Harassment Is A 'Culture Problem'

Learn more details about the prevalence of sexual harassment in universities and how it can be stopped.

University of California, Los Angeles

News  30 March '16

Stepping In The Right Direction: Easy Access To Mental Health Encourages More Students To Seek Help

The administrators of the University of California are doing everything they can to significantly increase the number of students' access to mental health services.

Kim Raver Reads 'Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book'

Health/Nutrition  29 March '16

Children with Special Needs: B12 Injections Ease Autism Symptoms in Some Children

Researchers of a small study came into a positive result upon discovering that B12 can possible ease autism symptoms.

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