Tag : United States

World Autism Awareness Day 2015

Autism  26 July '16

Autism And Language: Do Autistic Children Really Struggle In Bilingual Environments?

Learning a second or third language improves normal children's critical thinking skills, attention, self-control, reading and writing abilities, and mental flexibility. Children with developmental disorders such as autism could get the same benefits if given the chance.

Aussies and Kiwis flock to Oktoberfest

Family Life  25 July '16

Alcohol And Relationships: Couples’ Marriages Get Stronger When They Have Similar Drinking Habits

The study found that around 45 percent of couples who both drink alcohol were reported to being less irritated or angry with each other. The same can be said for couples who abstain from alcohol. Couples where only one partner drinks tend to have more disagreements and problems.

The Final Weekend Before Pubs And Clubs Can Apply For Extended Licences

Behavior  25 July '16

Teenagers & Young Adults’ Mental Health: Organizations Bridge Gaps, Holds Assemblies To Build Trust and Connect With Young People

Plenty of teens and young adults have mental health problems because they have selfish tendencies and believe that their situation is unique. This is why mental health organizations hold interactive assemblies at area schools so young people can meet and talk with others.

Charter School Movement Grows As Obama Voices Plans To Expand System

School  22 July '16

NYC Schools Still Discriminate Against Students Of Color And Disabled Pupils Despite Declining Arrests And Suspensions

Despite NYC schools' notable improvements, almost all disciplinary actions are carried out on students of color. For years, low-level suspensions have included plenty of black, Latino, and disabled students and are deemed to be discriminatory.

Playboy's 2013 Playmate Of The Year Luncheon Honoring Raquel Pomplun

News  21 July '16

Crystal Hefner Removes 34D Poisonous Breast Implants: Former Playboy Playmate And Hugh Hefner’s Wife Undergoes Surgery After Toxic Chemicals Leaked Into Her Body

Crystal Hefner experienced a variety of symptoms of breast implant illness. Breast implants -- both silicone and saline -- break down and start leaking after eight to 10 years.

Bringing Hearing To The Children Of Lesotho

Food  21 July '16

L.L.Bean’s Water Bottle For Children Recalled: High Levels Of Toxic Lead Found

According to the CPSC, high levels of lead in the solder bead were found at the water bottle's exterior base. The bottles are made in China and distributed in the U.S. by a company in Spokane, Washington.

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Teens/Young Adults  21 July '16

Teenage Diabetes In The United States More Widespread Than Previously Thought

Diabetes is more prevalent in American teenagers than previous estimates.

U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Hosts Naturalization Ceremony In NYC

School  20 July '16

Student Discrimination In America: US School District Sued For Denying Education To Immigrants & Refugees

The Lancaster School District in Pennsylvania rejected at least 30 students over the course of three years and sent them to disciplinary high schools instead. The students, who have stayed in refugee camps for years, wanted the classes and services provided by traditional high schools.

The CW Network's 2016 New York Upfront Presentation

TV/ Movie  19 July '16

'Supergirl' Season 2 Cast, News & Update: Production Has Cast Floriana Lima To Play A Lesbian Detective; 5 Things You Need To Know About The New Season

According to reports, Floriana Lima joins "Supergirl" Season 2 as Maggie Sawyer, a lesbian detective. Learn more about the new season here.

Austistic Boy with Cerebral Palsy Undergoes Horse Therapy

Autism  19 July '16

Autism Caused By Chemical Exposure? ‘Science Junkie’ With Two Autistic Children Claims Pregnancy Hormones Damaged Her Eggs

Jill Escher's theory goes back to the early days of her conception. According to Escher, the hormones her mother took when she's pregnant with her damaged her egg cells and increased the autism risk of her children.

Protest At Against Fracking At Lancashire County Council

Body  19 July '16

Fracking Contributes to Asthma, Exposure To Pollution & Stress Increase Children & Adults’ Need For Medical Treatment

Asthma medications and hospitalizations were more common in people living near fracking operations throughout the country. Pollution and stress associated with fracking operations could be blamed for these asthma attacks.

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Family Life  18 July '16

Vehicular Accidents and Road Rage In The US: Nearly 8 Million American Drivers Display Anger & Aggression On The Road

Around 8 million American drivers displayed angry and aggressive acts on the road. This includes intentionally hitting another vehicle or getting out of their cars to confront another driver.

Hottest Day Of The Year So Far

Medicine  18 July '16

Gonorrhea To Become Untreatable Soon? Drugs For Treatment Ineffective Against The Sexually Transmitted Disease

The CDC said that the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be have bacome resistant to azithromycin and ceftriaxone drugs, which is used to treat gonorrhea. Doctors said there's a possibility that gonorrhea will become untreatable soon.

Rally On Steps Of California State Capitol Protests Passage Of Prop 8

School  15 July '16

Changing The Curriculum: California To Be The First School District To Teach LGBT History Subject To Students

The update, which covers elementary, middle, and high school pupils, requires public schools to teach about LGBT rights and renowned gay Americans during history classes. The new curriculum guidelines reflect the state's commitment to diversity.

Dentists Offering NHS Treatment Continue To Dwindle

Health  15 July '16

Anesthesia Gone Wrong: Routine Dental Procedure Kills 14-Month-Old Texas Girl

Daisy Lynn Torres was halfway through her treatment at the Austin Children's Dentistry when the anesthesia complication occurred. The child was taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead after a few hours.

Pokemon Go Launches In The UK

Games  15 July '16

'Pokemon Go' News Update: Buckingham Palace Infested with Rare to Find Pokemons

Buckingham Palace is reportedly infested with rare "Pokemon Go" creature!

McDonald's Launches Low Fat Happy Meal For Kids

Health  14 July '16

Your Hands-Off Parenting Style Is Making Your Children Obese & Overeat Unhealthy Food

Parents are great contributors to their children's health. A hands-off parenting style, for instance, encourages kids to consume unhealthy snacks because their parents aren't controlling them.

Hawaiian Kindergardeners Practice Lockdown Drills

Toddler  13 July '16

Mom Bursts In Tears After 3-Year-Old Toddler Practiced School Lockdown Drill At Home

The little girl stood on a toilet seat at home to reenact a lockdown drill they were taught at school as preparation if there's a shooter in the vicinity. Despite the lockdown drills' purpose, the fact that U.S. schools need that kind of preparedness breaks the hearts of parents everywhere.

Popularity Of Nintendo's New Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go Drives Company Stock Up

Games  13 July '16

‘Pokémon Go’ Outrage: Museums & Memorial Sites Cry Foul Over ‘Disrespectful’ Pokémon Hunters

Administrators said visitors playing "Pokémon Go" while touring the site is a form of disrespect and inappropriate. They plead players to avoid the game while they're on the site's grounds.

'ATTACK ON TITAN' World Premiere

Games  13 July '16

'Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress' Season 2 News & Update: Second Season Delayed DUe To 'Attack On Titan'; 'AOT' Game Arriving In The West

According to reports, "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" Season 2 will be delayed because the team is busy with "Attack on Titan" Season 2.

First Day Of Crufts 2015

Body  12 July '16

Dogs and Diabetes: Trained Dogs Use Their Excellent Sense Of Smell To Detect Diabetes In People’s Breath

Dogs are indeed man's best friend. Aside from being a loyal companion, dogs can also help their owners monitor their health conditions like type 1 diabetes and seizures.

The World Premiere Of Disney-Pixar's 'Finding Dory'

Dads  11 July '16

'Captain America: Civil War' Dethroned: Pixar's 'Finding Dory' Is Highest Grossing Domestic Movie Of 2016 With Over $420M

Headlined by Ellen DeGeneres, "Finding Dory" tells the story of the amnesiac, blue-tang fish Dory. With the help of her pals Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo (Hayden Rolence), Dory will brave the ocean as she tries to find her missing parents.

Dallas Mourns Killings Of Five Police Officers

Family Life  11 July '16

Dallas Shooting Victims: Sniper Killed Dads, Husbands, And Protectors Of The State

A vigil was held in honor of fallen policemen, which included dads, in the Dallas shooting last week.

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