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
Men more prone to brain tumors then women - NewKerala.com Men more prone to brain tumors then women - Siasat Daily 08/3/2014 - 1:31 pm | View Link
New link between obesity in young, lowering of age of puberty - Science Daily ... and hence the age when puberty commences. As a higher proportion of youngsters around the world have become obese, so has the age of puberty... 07/31/2014 - 4:54 am | View Link
Link discovered between childhood obesity and the lowering of age of ... - Medical News Today ... and hence the age when puberty commences. As a higher proportion of youngsters around the world have become obese, so has the age of puberty... 07/30/2014 - 4:43 am | View Link
Genetics involved with menarche may hold keys to preventing diabetes ... - Medical News Today A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending... 07/29/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
Childhood obesity linked to early puberty - News-Medical.Net ... and hence the age when puberty commences. As a higher proportion of youngsters around the world have become obese, so has the age of puberty... 07/28/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Link
Why is too much sugar making girls start puberty earlier and earlier? Childhood obesity has caused the average age of puberty in girls to drop to just 10.5 years. Research from the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has highlighted the link after an analysis of data from the EarlyBird diabetes ... 08/16/2014 - 8:15 pm | View Link
Many Girls Now Begin Puberty at Age 7, 8 MONDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The onset of puberty is continuing to drop among American girls, with many girls as young as 7 and 8 now showing the beginnings of breast development, new research shows. Rising rates of childhood obesity-- long linked to ... 08/16/2014 - 6:49 pm | View Link
Kathy Lette talks about her first book Puberty Blues This is Lette’s first book, which she wrote with her friend when they were just eighteen years of age. It tells the story of what it was like to grow up in the 1970’s yearning to do nothing but surf. Lette answers reader questions about what changes ... 08/13/2014 - 10:10 pm | View Link
Obesity-linked hormonal changes in girls may influence age at puberty It has been apparent for many years that the age at which girls reach puberty has been declining. For example, in 1920 girls reached puberty at 14.6 years, in 1950 at 13.1, and 2010 at 10.5, according to a report by Medical News Today on a new study ... 08/7/2014 - 6:36 am | View Link
Study shows new link between obesity in the young and the lowering of age of puberty A new link has been identified between obesity in childhood and the lowering of the age of puberty. The research which discovered the link, carried out at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, is published in the Journal of ... 07/28/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
Precocious puberty In medicine, precocious puberty is puberty occurring at an unusually early age. In most of these children, the process is normal in every respect except the unusually ... 08/21/2014 - 3:03 am | View Website
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 ... 08/21/2014 - 2:49 am | View Website
Puberty | Define Puberty at Dictionary.com The genetic flaw caused him to age prematurely and die essentially of old age before completing puberty. puberty is the scourge of parents, teachers and schoolroom desks. 08/21/2014 - 12:33 am | View Website
Puberty Puberty describes the time in life when the body matures sexually and the reproductive organs become functional. 08/21/2014 - 12:04 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. 08/20/2014 - 4:26 pm | View Website
Everyone knows that without sunlight and wind, life can’t survive, right? Wrong. Scientists have long suspected that life may be humming along in some of the world’s least hospitable environments, like underneath the Antarctic ice. Now, a group of researchers from Montana State University have the evidence to prove it.
Las Vegas tourism officials want the LGBT community to know that they and their money are more than welcome in Sin City, even if they can't get married there.
The city's tourism authority launched its first mainstream TV campaign this spring aimed at the LGBT community.
The hegemony of the Blanc has been broken!
The third annual Dîner en Blanc - a visually dazzling outdoor dinner at a yet-to-be-disclosed Center City landmark attended by 3,500 people dressed head to toe in white - won't be the only game in town Thursday night, at least when it comes to themed al fresco dinners.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff WriterOklahoma is lagging behind in the fight against cancer, a report released Thursday from a cancer advocacy group shows.
A report released Thursday from the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network outlined where each state succeeds and fails at preventing cancer and implementing policies that will better serve cancer patients.
Overall, Oklahoma did not perform well in the report, cited for its below-average cigarette excise tax rate; a lack of a 100 percent smoke-free state law; a lack of physical education time requirements in schools; limited— if any— state tanning laws; and not allocating more money to cancer screening programs, among other things.
Oklahoma stood out as one of the few states that scored poorly in the availability of palliative care.
The plan for Dilworth Plaza - to be renamed Dilworth Park - is really two projects rolled into one.
At street level, the goal is to create a welcoming civic space where office workers, tourists, and residents can relax in the shadow of City Hall. Down below will be a big, new waiting room for subway riders.