News tagged with risk factors

Sudden infant death syndrome spikes on New Year's Day

Not a happy holiday thought, but an important one: The number of babies who die of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, surges by 33 percent on New Year's Day. The suspected reason? Alcohol consumption by caretakers the ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Health
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Poor student outcomes linked to aging schools

When assessing education, much attention goes to the administrative control of the school district, teaching and testing. But little goes to the growing evidence that where learning occurs matters. American school buildings ...

dateDec 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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