King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Autism Without Fear: A Tribute to the Author, Nancy Garden (Or ... - Huffington Post ... adult book, Annie on My Mind, died on June 23rd at the age of 76. Nancy ... But by the time puberty hit me, I was more than cognizant of ... 07/8/2014 - 3:04 pm | View Link
The list: 10 weird illnesses - New Zealand Herald It becomes apparent after puberty and occurs because of a mutation in a ... Symptoms usually become apparent around six years of age and may be 07/8/2014 - 1:41 pm | View Link
Should We 'Fix' Intersex Children? - Atlantic Monthly ... to look female at the age of 22 months—eight months before the age at ... of half of a chance to have a natural puberty.” * * * Now that he ... 07/8/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Link
Activists hail Supreme Court ruling on fatwas - Reuters India Sharia edicts ruled invalid in India - Boston Globe 07/8/2014 - 11:20 am | View Link
MyIGN Weekly Blog Theme #9 - IGN.com Being a video gamer at my age still wasn't quite accepted yet as being ... That's saying a lot for just a kid who hadn't hit puberty yet and didn't 07/8/2014 - 9:34 am | View Link
Onset of puberty in female bonobos precedes that of chimpanzees In a current study researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have investigated at which age bonobos and chimpanzees, the closest living relatives of humans, enter puberty. In order to determine the onset of ... 07/29/2014 - 7:29 pm | View Link
Childhood Obesity Linked to Earlier Puberty, Health Problems New research from the UK identifies a link between obesity in childhood and the lowering of the age of puberty. In a new investigation, endocrinologists studied a protein called sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG). SHBG binds to the sex hormones androgen ... 07/29/2014 - 3:25 am | View Link
Lowered Age of Puberty Linked to Obesity in the Young: Study The research which discovered the link, carried out at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, is published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. The study focuses on a protein called sex hormone-binding globulin ... 07/28/2014 - 7:23 pm | View Link
Childhood Obesity May Be Linked to the Lowering Age of Puberty (Photo : Flickr/CC) Obesity in childhood is linked to the lowering age of puberty, according to a recent study. Obesity in childhood is linked to the lowering age of puberty, according to a recent study. Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula ... 07/28/2014 - 5:48 am | View Link
Childhood obesity 'to blame for early puberty': Average age falls by five years in century, figures show Children are reaching puberty five years earlier than a century ago as obesity interrupts hormonal changes in the body, a study has found. The onset of puberty in girls was 14.6 years in 1920, compared to 10.5 in 2010, researchers have found. While in boys ... 07/28/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
Puberty at the Age of 8: Normal or Not? U.S. girls are reaching puberty at younger ages than ever before. In the 1990s, breast development -- the first sign of puberty in girls -- at age 8 was considered an ... 07/30/2014 - 5:59 am | View Website
Puberty | Define Puberty at Dictionary.com puberty (ˈpjuːbətɪ) —n: Also called: pubescence the period at the beginning of adolescence when the sex glands become functional and the secondary sexual ... 07/30/2014 - 3:29 am | View Website
Puberty Puberty is the process of physical changes by which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction to enable fertilization. 07/30/2014 - 2:32 am | View Website
Puberty: MedlinePlus Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexually mature. It is a process that usually happens between ages 10 and 14 for girls and ages 12 and 16 for boys. 07/29/2014 - 9:24 pm | View Website
Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty Voice cracking? Clothes don't fit? Puberty can be a confusing time, but learning about it doesn't have to be. Read all about it. 07/29/2014 - 11:23 am | View Website
Two senior U. S. officials are wrapping up a dayslong visit to India to pitch a fresh start in a strained partnership with the new government in New Delhi.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker have been trying to smooth over brittle relations between the U. S.
U. S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.
The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.