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
Schizophrenianew clues - ABC Online One hundred and eighty-three women of childbearing age currently taking ... And there's something that goes on in puberty that pushes the perhaps 10/5/2014 - 3:20 pm | View Link
Promoting Bone Health Can’t Start Too Soon, Scientists Say - Examiner.com ... the remaining years of life.” About a quarter of total adult bone mass is accrued around the age of puberty, roughly the same amount that is... 10/4/2014 - 11:47 am | View Link
Teens having sex earlier: study - Sydney Morning Herald Teens having sex earlier: study - Brisbane Times 10/4/2014 - 10:27 am | View Link
Q&A: Plumbing The Mysteries Of The Teenage Brain - NPR Q&A: Plumbing The Mysteries Of The Teenage Brain - KPBS 10/4/2014 - 8:11 am | View Link
Needham High soccer star, other girls coping with rise in ACL tears - Boston Globe ... said one key difference is that when boys go through puberty, they get ... as the boys have.” According to Murray, the peak age for women to ... 10/4/2014 - 7:34 am | View Link
How To Prepare Yourself For 'Second Puberty', The Age You ACTUALLY Become An Adult Your body clock is ticking, you're getting hair in places where there didn't used to be hair - and your hangovers are way worse than they once were. Yes, in your 30s, you enter 'second puberty'. And here are the harsh facts about this difficult stage in ... 10/22/2014 - 5:46 am | View Link
Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who began puberty at an early age are more likely to experiment with cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana, researchers report. The study included nearly 6,500 boys and girls, aged 11 to 17, who were asked about ... 10/11/2014 - 7:03 pm | View Link
Obesity, early puberty and why we should be concerned One is that obesity causes children to go through puberty earlier. American children have been maturing at an increasingly younger age, and one of the reasons is that more youngsters are overweight. Just how much has the age of puberty fallen? At the ... 10/8/2014 - 11:43 pm | View Link
One parent may have bigger role in a girl's puberty age The age at which girls reach puberty is influenced by a set of genes that were previously only known to be involved in the development of a fetus before birth, according to a new study. The timing of puberty varies widely among people. Scientists are ... 07/25/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Link
One Parent May Have Bigger Role In A Girl's Puberty Age (STUDY) The age at which girls reach puberty is influenced by a set of genes that were previously only known to be involved in the development of a fetus before birth, according to a new study. The timing of puberty varies widely among people. Scientists are ... 07/25/2014 - 10:59 am | View Link
Ages & Stages of Puberty for Boys | Puberty Watch more How to Survive Puberty videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/499542-... Learn the age boys go through puberty and what they experience at each ... 10/17/2014 - 7:53 am | View Website
Girls Now Begin Puberty at Age 9 More and more girls now begin puberty before the age of 10 due to obesity or exposure to chemicals in the food chain. 10/17/2014 - 7:25 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. 10/17/2014 - 6:42 am | View Website
Puberty Puberty describes the time in life when the body matures sexually and the reproductive organs become functional. 10/17/2014 - 6:27 am | View Website
Ages & Stages of Puberty for Girls | Puberty Watch more How to Survive Puberty videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/499536-... Learn the age that girls go through puberty and the stages of puberty ... 10/16/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Website
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends at least three months of abstinence for Ebola survivors, and urges condom use if you can’t hold out. The virus can linger in semen for at least 70 days, the World Health Organization says.
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Helen visits Sheli Adler and the What’s Cooking team at their new facility and finds out what’s on the menu for the holiday season!
FROM STAFF REPORTSAs Halloween approaches and people are on the hunt for costume ideas, federal officials are warning about the dangers of counterfeit decorative contact lenses.
U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials recently issued a public safety message warning people not to use nonprescription contact lenses during their Halloween festivities.
Contact lenses are medical devices, and they should be prescribed by trained professionals, officials said.
People who are interested in buying decorative lenses should get an eye exam from a licensed eye doctor.
BY KEN RAYMOND, Book EditorWhat’s the scariest book you’ve ever read?
For me, it was probably “Helter Skelter,” the purportedly true story of the Charles Manson killings, written by prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi.