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Preschoolers' story comprehension similar for print and digital books

10 minutes agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(New York University) The content of a children's book -- not its form as a print book or a digital book -- predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

New imaging method may predict immunotherapy response early

11 minutes agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(American Association for Cancer Research) A noninvasive PET imaging method that measures granzyme B, a protein released by immune cells to kill cancer cells, was able to distinguish mouse and human tumors that responded to immune checkpoint inhibitors from those that did not respond early in the course of treatment.

Serial analysis of CTCs may provide biomarker predictive of NSCLC response to crizotinib

11 minutes agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(American Association for Cancer Research) Among patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) fueled by ALK gene alterations who were being treated with crizotinib (Xalkori), a decrease in the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) harboring increased copies of the ALK gene over the first two months of treatment was associated with increased progression-free survival.

Alcohol is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in African-American women

12 minutes agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(American Association for Cancer Research) Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alco...

Ya Deal

Ya deal, ya just deal.When we left for the airport, we sat in the lobby of the hotel waiting for WheelTrans, when it didn't come on time we called and found that I'd mistakenly booked it for 4 in the afternoon, not 4 in the morning.Whoops.Grabbed...Show More Summary

The Narcissistic and the Needy: A New Way to Deal

It can be a challenge to have to reassure the incessantly needy and narcissistic person. New research shows how to help you, and them, break out of their clingy habits.

This really is post 2,000

53 minutes agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

If this blog were a child it would be in middle school right now, so it's probably not surprising that it has managed to amass 2,000 posts. But it seems like a milestone worth noting. Every once in a while I start typing in this space and ponder what it is, after all these years, I'm still trying to accomplish. Show More Summary

Jay-Z And Beyonce Sit Courtside At Clippers Game

Excited parents Beyonce and Jay Z looked to be a bit distracted by their unborn twins while sitting courtside at the Utah Jazz vs Los Angles Clippers NBA Western Conference Game on Sunday afternoon. The post Jay-Z And Beyonce Sit Courtside At Clippers Game appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Canada gets a failing grade on access to obesity treatments for adults

The Canadian Obesity Network (CON) recently conducted an investigation into Canadians’ access to publicly and privately funded medical care for obesity. The results of the research have been published as a “Report Card on Access         

Not enough, rather than too much fat, causes metabolic problems of obesity

That’s right – contrary to what many religiously believe, it is the inability to grow more fat during times of energy surplus, rather than the excess of fat which appears to directly contribute to the         

Drew Barrymore Strolls With Her Kids in Manhattan

Drew Barrymore was spotted out for a stroll with her kids, Olive and Frankie on the Upper East side of Manhattan on Friday April 28, 2017. The post Drew Barrymore Strolls With Her Kids in Manhattan appeared first on Growing Your Bab...

I Pooped in the Woods and Other Misadventures

Hold on to your hats ladies and gentlemen, the third installment in my AT adventure is a big one (and it’s coming from my cell phone)! Day 15: NOC to Sassafras Gap Shelter, 6.8 miles Nothing really can prepare you to go back out to the wild after staying a night in a (semi) real bed. Show More Summary

My First Week on the Trail: Embracing the Life

My first week as a thruhiker. The post My First Week on the Trail: Embracing the Life appeared first on The Trek.

Measuring Deadliness | Toxinology 101

Scientists refer to the study of biological toxins as toxinology. From bacterial toxins like anthrax to the deadliest snake venoms, toxinology examines the chemical warfare between animals, plants, fungi and bacteria. In my Toxinology...Show More Summary

Shaming Children So Parents Will Pay the School Lunch Bill

3 hours agoHealth : Well

As school districts struggle under the burden of unpaid lunch debt, many of them resort to tactics that stigmatize children.

The Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Center at Monmouth Medical Center – Grand Opening on May 4, 2017

Announcing the Grand Opening of The Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Center at Monmouth Medical Center (MMC)!  This is such an exciting development for New Jersey that I’m taking the day off from work to attend this grand opening to meet the program’s multi-disciplinary team of experts and clinicians certified by Postpartum Support International. When: […]

We Summited Mt. San Jacinto!

A quick caveat to any readers using this as a guide for their summit attempt of Mt. San Jacinto; we completed our summit on the morning of April 26 and conditions are changing rapidly. For north-bounders Mt. San Jacinto is the first of the optional summits easily accessible from the PCT. Show More Summary

She Didn’t Know the Baby She Bought Illegally after Faking Her Pregnancy Would Be Half Black

5 hours agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

Police arrested an Italian woman who faked her pregnancy, bought a baby and then returned the baby after discovering it was half black. The 35-year old woman suffered two miscarriages after she previously got pregnant with her boyfriend, who is in prison, according to officials in a town south of Rome. She told police she wore a... Read More »


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The Weight-Loss Tips Missing From Your Evening Routine

While losing weight isn't something that happens overnight, doing some prep work the night before can make all the difference when you step on the scale. If slimming down and becoming healthier are two goals at the top of your priority list, here are four must dos to make part of your weeknight routine. Related Do These 3 Things Before Breakfast to Encourage Weight Loss

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