News tagged with body mass index

Chronic stress seems linked to achievement gap

( -- Children in low-income families lag behind their higher-income counterparts on virtually all measures of achievement, and this gap tends to increase over time. There are many reasons why, but a Cornell environmental ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Organic food in pregnancy -- new study

Who eats organic food when they are pregnant? Is it just certain groups? What kind of organic foods are most popular? A recent study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health provides some answers. The study includes ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Health
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Shunning the sun may be harmful to your health

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than a million new cases diagnosed each year. But efforts to prevent it might be creating a health crisis of another sort.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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