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Encourage adequate sleep if child is obese

Meta-analysis finds that children who sleep more are much less likely to be obese. For every additional hour of sleep, the risk of obesity…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Nov 6, 2015

Good Job, Atheist Parents

Religious kids are harsher and less generous than atheist ones, study says A new study in the journal Current Biology found children in rel…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Nov 5, 2015

Elementary school principal's office with Christian symbols unintentionally offers a good analogy

From Friendly Atheist: Texas Primary School Principal’s Office Includes Christian Symbols Everywhere If you were to walk into Principal Jul…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Nov 4, 2015

Belgian river polio contamination

If you're in Belgium, take note. Forty five liters of live concentrated polio virus was dumped into the the Lasne and Dyle rivers on Septem…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 24, 2015

Food supply to collapse by 2040

New Research Warns Of Catastrophic Food Shortages Due To Unchecked Climate Change Feeding children will become really hard in 25 years. The…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 24, 2015
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Your kids could eat well

Parents could banish their children's fussy eating habits by following three simple steps, a new study suggests. Parents could banish their…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 29, 2015

Omega-3 nutrition tied to social/emotional improvements

Extra Omega-3s for young children significantly reduced depression and antisocial behavior, and even criminal behavior years later. I'd rea…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 15, 2015

Live tweets from an abstinence-based "sex ed" class

(OK, for not-so-little heathens...) Funny and horrifying -- Alice Dreger, a professor of medical humanities and bioethics, live-tweeted si…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Apr 17, 2015

Second hand smoke linked to ADHD

Childhood ADHD linked to secondhand smoking Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention d…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Apr 3, 2015

Peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy

From ScienceDaily: Peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy, study finds Introduction of peanut products into the diets of inf…

Started by Grinning Cat

0 Feb 25, 2015



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