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Southern University has been funded a three-year, $900,000 federal grant for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
The goal of the funding is to provide integrated substance abuse and...more
According to a new research co-authored by Michael Bader, an assistant professor of sociology at American University in Washington, D.C., communities considering bans on fast food restaurants in...more
New medical findings from the September issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior indicate that better-educated middle-aged Americans are less likely to smoke and remain more physically...more
According to new research findings found in the Clinical Oral Investigations, health coaching is an intervention measure which enables diabetics adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Lead researcher Lone...more
Scientists and parents have banded together to identify a new genetic disease that results in neurologic, muscle, eye and liver problems in children.
The new disease is called NGLY1 deficiency....more
In a recent report published by JAMA Pediatrics supported by Food Allergy Research Education, cost of childhood food allergies was calculated at nearly $25 billion annually.
This suggests that...more
According to a research entitled "Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence", researchers from the University of Warwick in association with...more
In the quarterly journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, report shows that parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that triggers more...more
A new study published by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor, Ruopeng An, presents the idea that the American obesity epidemic is slowly declining, but not by...more
The American Heart Association Meeting Report suggests that childhood obesity may quadruple high blood pressure risk in adulthood.
The findings pinpoint at the public health risks posed by...more