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UCSF Cancer Center Uses Latest Technologies To Battle Cancer

Health/Nutrition  4 April '16

Diagnosis Gone Wrong: Dozens Of South Australian Men Get Positive Prostate Cancer Results

SA Pathology in South Australia has received negative publicity after wrongly diagnosing prostate cancer in dozens of male patients.

Drew Brees: 'I'm Going to Disney World!' Celebration

Teens/Young Adults  4 April '16

Louisiana High School Sports In Limbo As Reform Debate Continues

Lawmakers and school administrators in Louisiana are now debating on House Bill 863, a bill that seeks to ban government-subsidized high schools from joining athletic organizations who mandate postseason splits.

Immigration Rights Activists Protest Possible Deportation Of Bangladeshi Student

Teens/Young Adults  4 April '16

New York City's Specialized High Schools Face Serious Diversity Problem

New York City tries to figure out how to solve the lack of diversity in specialized high schools, without compromising academic quality.

Governor Schwarzenegger Tours Prison Where Riot Took Place

News  1 April '16

Prison Violence In Memphis Sheriff’s Office Skyrockets After Juvenile Detention Move

There has been a rise in prison violence at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office in Memphis following its assumption of the state's juvenile detention. The county's compliance report coordinator thinks the increase is due to weak planning by facility officials.

SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes

Teens/Young Adults  1 April '16

Education Commissioner Elia On A Crusade To Convince Opt-Out Schools

Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia goes to Buffalo schools to speak about changes made to government-mandated standardized tests. Her crusade seeks to lessen the area's high opt-out rate for this year and many years to come.

Obama Delivers Remarks At National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Health/Nutrition  30 March '16

White House Outs New Initiatives To Curb Ballooning Opioid, Heroin Abuse Cases

Additional funding for medication-assisted treatment programs and increased coverage for substance abuse and mental health services are just a few of the White House's recently outed public health initiatives.

Birmingham Women's Hospital Offers Technological Advances In Its Care

Pregnancy  30 March '16

Pregnant Woman With Brain Cancer Holds Off Treatment Until Child Is Born

Kim Vaillancourt knows her diagnosis meant that she only has less than two years to live even with treatment. Nevertheless, she still chose to postpone further treatment until her son Wyatt Eli can be safely delivered.

HIV Activists Protest Outside Aids Summit At The United Nations

Health/Nutrition  30 March '16

Free Condoms At Airports Seen As Alternative Solution To Stop Zika Spread In The US

U.S. health officials are now open to the idea of giving free condoms at airports to hopefully reduce the spread of the Zika virus in the country.

New Green Manufacturing Hub Opens In Brooklyn Navy Yard

News  30 March '16

Maker Space Classes Expose Kids To Advanced Technology This Spring Break

Maker Space classes are fastly becoming a trend in the U.S. The week-long learning experience teaches kids how to use high-tech machines. Parents, meanwhile, get to be at the receiving end of their child's output.

UNICEF Kid Power Washington DC Celebrates Impact of Local Kids Getting Active and Saving Lives

Education  30 March '16

CSUN To Develop Nationwide Intervention Program For Kids With Learning Disabilities

Special education professors at the California State University in Northridge are busy developing a nationwide intervention program which aims to improve the high school literacy rate of kids with learning disabilities.

Elected Officials Introduce The Fairness And Equity Act Aimed At Reducing Penalties For Minor Marijuana Offenses

Health/Nutrition  29 March '16

Arresting Minor Drug Offenders: A Step In The Wrong Direction For The US

After reviewing drug policy models of some European nations, U.S. health experts are now calling on the government to adopt a similar drug policy. They believe it would be a better solution to the country's drug problem than arresting minor drug offenders.

Migrants Arrive Daily In Southern Germany

Parenting  29 March '16

Stressed Out Parents More Likely To Report Sleeping Problems In Children

A new study in Finland showed that parents who are constantly stressed are more likely to report sleep problems in their kids, even when their kids are actually sleeping normally.

Russian Passenger Plane Crashes In Egypt's Sinai

Parenting  29 March '16

Virginia Tech Psychologist: Parents Play Pivotal Role In Helping Kids Understand Terror Attacks

Dr. Russell Jones shares his expert insights on how parents can help their kids cope with the violence they see on television.

New Study Links Coffee Consumption To Reduction In Liver Disease

Pregnancy  29 March '16

Caffeine Consumption In Male Partners Increases Miscarriage Risk In Pregnant Women

A new study shows that caffeine consumption in men is much of a factor in causing miscarriages as caffeine consumption in pregnant women. Meanwhile, multivitamin intake somewhat reduces the risk of failed pregnancies.

General Election - Education

Education  29 March '16

Mastery CEO Scott Gordon Aims To Revive High School Education In Philadelphia

Mastery Charter Schools CEO Scott Gordon intends to improve high school education in Philadelphia, one chartered school at a time. His latest assignment is boosting test performance and college competency at Simon Gratz High School.

California Town Of El Centro Struggles With Highest US Unemployment Rate

Parenting  28 March '16

Center For Auto Safety Offers Safest Sitting Positions For Parents With Toddlers

The US Center for Auto Safety is asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to update its safety recommendations to lessen child injuries and deaths caused by car seat failures during rear collisions.

Launch Of Fitbit Local Free Community Workouts In Los Angeles At The Santa Monica Pier

Health/Nutrition  28 March '16

Indian Medicine Czar: Yoga Techniques That Cure Cancer Could Be Prescribed In A Year

Shripad Yasso Naik said Indian scientists have found a yoga technique that "cures" cancer. He added that the method could be prescribed by doctors within a year.

Activists In Brazil March For Women's Rights On International Women's Day

Pregnancy  28 March '16

ZIka Virus Raises Abortion Debate In Brazil

Brazilians are currently split on whether to legalize abortion or slap steeper penalties on women who terminate their pregnacies due to Zika-related birth defects in babies.

USPA Maserati U.S. Open Polo Championship

Parenting  28 March '16

Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt Turns Into Bloody Shove Fest For Parents

Greedy parents were the ones hunting for Easter eggs during Pez Candy's third annual children's Easter egg hunt in Orange, Connecticut. The event quickly descended into chaos as parents started collecting eggs even before organizers said go.

Adele Performs At The SSE Arena Belfast

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Adele Disses Jamie Oliver Over New Breastfeeding Campaign

Adele lashed out on Jamie Oliver and his breastfeeding campaign during a recent concert in London. The multiaward-winning singer explained that not all women can breastfeed normally.

AFL Rd 1 - Richmond v Carlton

Parenting  26 March '16

Heather Shumaker Cites The Developmental Advantages Of ‘Renegade Parenting’

Heather Shumaker tells parents to utilize "renegade parenting" to their kids. She details her points in her new book "It's OK to Go Up the Slide," which is available now on Amazon.

Brooke Shields Testifies At Post-Partum Depression Hearing

Health/Nutrition  25 March '16

Too Much Oxytocin During Pregnancy Linked To Postpartum Depression Risk

A team cientists in Illinois have found a connection between oxytocin levels in pregnant women and their risk for postpartum depression.

Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Visit The East Midlands

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Kate Middleton Spills the Beans on Queen Elizabeth Fondness for Royal Great Grandchildren

Kate Middleton spoke briefly about Queen Elizabeth in an all-new teaser for "Our Queen at 90." The ITV documentary will air 8 p.m. on Easter Sunday in the U.K.

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