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JUL 28, 2015 - MedPage Today

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EdibleRx: From AAP, Parents & Prevention = Progress

(MedPage Today) -- Pediatrics org puts the spotlight on parents for kids' eating habits

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JUL 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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The Effort To Stop Campus Rape Is Finally Starting To Focus On High Schools

A provision in the Senate’s proposed rewrite of the nation's main education law governing K-12 schools would push for more sex education that focuses on dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. The Teach Safe Relationships Act of 2015 would award four-year grants to schools to teach "safe relationship behavior." It was originally introduced in February by Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) ...

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JUL 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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How Poverty Stunts Kids' Brain Development

When U.S. scientists confirmed that lead exposure from gasoline caused permanent mental disability, deafness and a host of other health problems, the Environmental Protection Agency acted swiftly in 1973, calling for the incremental reduction of lead in fuel.    Child development researcher Seth Pollak of the University of Wisconsin–Madison hopes that people will come to feel the same way about ...

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JUL 08, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Shopping For Healthier Meals Would Cost An Extra $1,500 For A Family Of Four

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Shopping for healthier groceries, like whole wheat bread instead of white bread and lean meat instead of fattier cuts, would cost a family of four about $1,500 more a year at their regular stores, according to a new U.S. study. The small survey focused on 23 families of children with type 1 diabetes. Parents ...

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JUL 08, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Healthier meals do cost families more

Parents are urged to feed kids with diabetes a low-fat diet, but they may need help with problem-solving skills to provide healthy foods without a heavy burden of extra costs or prep time, researchers say. Healthy diets are important for everyone, and people with type 1 diabetes don’t have drastically different food requirements from everyone else, said lead author Susana ...

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