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
Key to healthy weight may be an early bedtime - Consumer Affairs Body weight change in older women may aid in diagnosis, management ... - News-Medical.Net 10/5/2015 - 2:54 pm | View Link
Parents need to talk to their children about porn, therapist says - Irish Times Trish Murphy says youngsters start accessing material from early puberty ‘Parents may not want to hear this, but the average age of children 10/5/2015 - 11:28 am | View Link
Parents need to talk to their children about porn - Irish Times Trish Murphy says youngsters start accessing material from early puberty ‘Parents may not want to hear this, but the average age of children 10/5/2015 - 11:28 am | View Link
‘Till martyrdom do us part’ - Washington Post ... the Islamic State” manifesto says girls can be married at age 9. The ... and to have sex with them before they reach puberty, according to ... 10/5/2015 - 9:37 am | View Link
Daily Checkup: Breast cancer awareness month prompts discussion ... - New York Daily News Link between tallness and higher cancer risk: unpublished research - China Post 10/4/2015 - 1:08 pm | View Link
Meet Period Barbie: The doll comes complete with teeny tiny sanitary towels And now at the ripe old age of 60, Barbie has finally got her first period. The brunette doll, based on the real measurements of an average 19-year-old American woman, hopes to help parents tackle puberty with ease. The plastic doll comes complete with an ... 09/29/2015 - 9:26 pm | View Link
Early puberty may increase alcohol abuse risk in girls "Early maturing girls are quite distinct from their age mates and often seek the company of older peers, so as not to stand out physically," said one of the researchers Brett Laursen from Florida Atlantic University in the US. "Affiliation with older peers ... 09/29/2015 - 4:52 pm | View Link
Hitting Puberty Early Increases Alcohol Abuse Risk in Girls "Early maturing girls are quite distinct from their age mates and often seek the company of older peers, so as not to stand out physically," said one of the researchers Brett Laursen from Florida Atlantic University in the US. "Affiliation with older peers ... 09/29/2015 - 7:31 am | View Link
Genes link age of menopause with DNA health, breast cancer and puberty Women whose egg cells are good at repairing damaged DNA have a longer reproductive life and go through menopause later, a new genetic study suggests. The downside of later menopause, however, is an increased risk of breast cancer, according to the first ... 09/28/2015 - 2:31 pm | View Link
LTE hits puberty For most though, 4G is just starting to come of age, and "we're seeing awe-inspiring data rates in seemingly unlikely places," wrote coverage-checking app maker OpenSignal in its 'State of LTE' report this week. Don't panic, OpenSignal, it's perfectly ... 09/25/2015 - 6:00 am | View Link
Causes of Early Puberty: Why Is This the New "Normal?” Two of the leading causes of early puberty, or "precocious puberty," include hormone-disrupting chemicals and vitamin D deficiency. 10/5/2015 - 2:16 pm | View Website
Puberty: Read About the Stages for Boys and Girls Read about the physical changes of puberty (growth spurt, pubic hair, period, zits, breast development), hormones (testosterone, estrogen), and sexual maturity stages. 10/5/2015 - 5:55 am | 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. 10/5/2015 - 1:23 am | View Website
All 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 in this article for kids. 10/4/2015 - 12:37 pm | View Website
Puberty | definition of puberty by Medical dictionary Puberty Definition Puberty is the period of human development during which physical growth and sexual maturation occurs. Description Beginning as early as age eight ... 10/4/2015 - 5:13 am | View Website
The body of a 78-year-old man was found in Lake Michigan near Montrose Harbor Monday evening, police said. The Chicago Police Department’s Marine Unit officers responded to a call of a person in the water and discovered the man’s body near Montrose Harbor around 5:20 p.m., said Chicago Police Department
The eclectic bric-a-brac that comforted and inspired writer Jack Kerouac is going on the road.
An exhibition of the personal effects that surrounded Kerouac at the simple wooden desk in Florida where he worked before his death opens Thursday in the author's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts.
"Kerouac Retrieved" is a hodgepodge of family photos, Christian and Buddhist figurines, knickknacks, homemade cat carriers and record albums by Frank Sinatra and Cole Porter.
Kerouac scholars at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, which is hosting the show, say it helps humanize the Beat Generation author of "On the Road" and other celebrated works.
Kerouac was born in Lowell in 1922.
"You're looking at me so disappointed, Alex," Jimmy Fallon told Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, after shoving him in a phone booth with NBA giant Shaquille O'Neal on Monday's Late Night. "You're looking at me, like, 'This is a game show?'" It is, called "Phone Booth," and it's probably a lot more fun to watch than play.