Archive: 12/6/2010

Video games get kids to eat more veg, fruit: study

After being fingered as a key cause of the rising rate of US childhood obesity, video games got a reprieve Tuesday as a new study showed they can be used to encourage kids to eat healthier foods.

Dec 06, 2010
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Peer pressure can keep you healthy

Hanging out with healthy friends could be the best way to keep fit. A study of 3610 Australian women, published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity found that p ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Assange's may surrender to British police

(AP) -- Julian Assange's lawyer was arranging to deliver the WikiLeaks founder to British police for questioning in a sex-crimes investigation of the man who has angered Washington by spilling thousands of ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Obama cites 'Sputnik' moment, calls for investment

President Barack Obama urged Monday a refocus on scientific research and teaching, as was triggered by the launch of the Soviet's 1957 Sputnik satellite, saying it was key to future US prosperity,

Dec 06, 2010
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