Tag : United States

Food Bank Distributes Aid As Demand Increases Amid Recession

Infant  6 October '16

Is Bed-Sharing With Babies Really Dangerous? Book Author Says Co-Sleeping Develops Children’s Self-Reliance & Social Maturity

Bed-sharing with babies has risks, but it also comes with benefits that a child will carry as he/she grows up. The author of "Parenting Without Borders" said, however, that children who shared beds with their parents are socially responsible and are self-reliant despite their young age.

Summer School In Chicago

Homeschooling  5 October '16

Department Of Education To Remove ACICS Accreditation Affecting More Than Half A Million Students

The Department of Education is set to remove ACICS's accreditation affecting more than 500 thousand students.

What is dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Dyslexia  5 October '16

'Success Through Dyslexia': Get A Glimpse On How To Turn The Learning Deficiency Into A Success Story

Read on and get a glimpse on how a successful entrepreneur turned his dyslexia into strength.

Hurricane Matthew Churns in Caribbean

Celebrity Daddy(Soft News)  4 October '16

Hurricane Matthew Reaches a Very Dangerous Level While Heading to the U.S.

Hurricane Matthew has now grown into a Category 4 storm and is now making its way to the U.S.

Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Body  29 September '16

Tracking & Detection Of Zika Virus Outbreaks & Symptoms Made Easy By Smartphone App Kidenga

A new smartphone app that helps track and detect Zika virus outbreaks and symptoms has been developed in the University of Arizona. The app is "a community-based disease detection system" that is available for free on iOS and Android devices.

Childcare and Education To Be Key Election Issue

School  26 September '16

The Value Of US Education: America’s Democracy In Danger Due To The Resurgence Of ‘Child-Centered’ Education?

As the 2016 U.S. Elections looms, the issues plaguing America’s education system have been once again highlighted.

Travel Destination: Heligoland Island

Travel  23 September '16

Couples Are More Likely To Divorce After Going On Family Vacations

A new study found that vacations tend to push troubled couples towards divorce instead of rekindling their love and commitment to each other. The number of divorce filings surged in March and August, which are months that follow winter and summer holidays.

Peanut Butter Prices Set To Rise Up To 30 Percent

Health  21 September '16

Let Your Kids Be Free From Peanut Allergies: Feed Them Peanuts At An Early Age

Scientists from the Imperial College London found that children aged between four and 11 months who ate peanuts have a 70 percent decreased risk of developing peanut allergies. Meanwhile, the number of peanut allergy cases among children has increased in recent years.

Germany Debates Home Day Care Subsidy

Health  20 September '16

Experts Advise Against Codeine For Children: Medication May Cause Deadly Or Life-Threatening Breathing Reaction

A new clinical report is urging for a formal restriction on using codeine for children. Codeine is an opioid pain medication that is also used to relieve kids' coughs.

Ordination Of Six New Rabbis In Berlin

Behavior  15 September '16

Parenting Facts: Study Shows Children Feels Unimportant When Their Parents Are Glued To Their Mobile Devices

Studies reveal that children feels neglected when their parents are glued to their phones.

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.

Children Spend Their Hanuka Holidays At A Surfing Camp

Autism  15 September '16

Children With Autism Find Surfing Peaceful & Therapeutic

Surfing can be therapeutic for kids with autism. Surfers Healing is a non-profit organization that gives children with autism a better quality of life by exposing them to surfing, where the children can find peace and calm.

Ivy League Diversity

College Success  14 September '16

The 2017 Best Colleges In The United States For Students Who Want Top-Notch Academic Standing

The annual 2017 Best Colleges Rankings from the U.S. News & World Report has been released, and Princeton University turned out as the Top 1 in the Best National Universities category for the fourth consecutive year. The report also included the best National Liberal Arts colleges as well as the top public national universities and top public National Liberal Arts colleges.

Board Approves Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Prevention Net

Mind  13 September '16

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month: Things You Need To Know About Adolescent Suicide Risks

Read on and get a glimpse of suicidal warning signs.

Demolition Continues On New Orleans Housing Projects

Behavior  13 September '16

Hungry Teenagers In The US: The Extreme Ways Young People Cope With Food Deprivation

Teenagers in poor communities in the U.S. resort to the extremes in exchange for money or meals. Some steal and others enter the sex trade.

Aspects Of The Mediterranean Diet

Body  13 September '16

The Mediterranean Diet & Your Lifestyle Should Go Hand-In-Hand For A Full Range Of Benefits

The Mediterranean diet involves high consumption of vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, and lean sources of protein such as chicken, fish, and turkey. Olive oil, canola oil, avocado, and nuts serve as the sources of the Mediterranean diet's healthy fat.

GCSE Results Are Released In The UK

School  12 September '16

Brown University Providing Free Tampons & Sanitary Pads For All Even In The Men’s Bathroom

Representatives of the student-led movement will hand-deliver tampons and sanitary pads into all non-residential bathrooms. The initiative signifies that pads and tampons are a bathroom "necessity" (like toilet paper and hand soap) and "not a luxury."

Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention

Medicine  10 September '16

Zika Virus In Florida: Miami Beach Completes Insecticide Spraying Against Mosquitoes After Public Protests

The predawn spraying of the insecticide naled against Zika-carrying Aedes mosquitoes was carried out on Friday morning by small planes. Officials are also spraying pesticide and larvicide on the ground in areas where mosquito populations flock.

Students Start Summer School In Chicago

School  9 September '16

Education Latest News And Updates: Race, Wealth And Achievement Gaps; Affecting US Education Progress?

Despite highlighting the importance of quality education, the progress of students in the United States is not nearly on pace with other nations, noting the possibility that the country will lag in international competitiveness.

 Donald Trump Campaigns In Wichita, Kansas On Day Of State's Caucus

School  7 September '16

Online Threats To Muslim, Jewish Students Of A South Carolina High School Appear To Be Not Credible

Police discredited the Facebook threats to Muslim and Jewish students of Byrnes High School after finding out that the said posts may have come from a non-United States resident.

Marco Rubio Attends Final Campaign Push Ahead Of Florida Senate Primary

Health  7 September '16

New TV Ad Attacks Marco Rubio’s Anti-Abortion Stance For Zika-Infected Women

Marco Rubio has boldly expressed that he is “strongly pro-life” and that all human life “should be protected by our law, irrespective of the circumstances or condition of that life." As an open criticicism, NARAL Pro-Choice America is paying $175,000 for a TV ad against Rubio's abortion stance.

Special School Helps Kids Combat Childhood Obesity

Health  7 September '16

C-Section Birth Delivery Puts Babies On The Path To Adulthood Obesity

A new study found that babies born via Caesarean section are more likely to become obese when they turn into adults. Babies born via C-section develop a 30 percent increased risk of obesity when they reach the age of nine to 28.

Health Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Body  3 September '16

West Nile Vs. Zika Virus [UPDATES]: West Nile Virus Deadlier Than Zika Virus? Public Health Officials Warn Public Over West Nile Threats

As the United States awaits the Congress’ approval for President Barack Obama’s Zika response proposal, public health experts are urging the public that West Nile virus is a more potent threat in America than Zika will ever be.

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