News tagged with education

Living in disordered neighborhoods gets under the skin

Living in a violence-plagued neighborhood may cause such great stress that a person's gene expression may be altered. These are the findings of Katherine Theall, Stacy Drury and an interdisciplinary team of Tulane University ...

Nov 13, 2013
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Lower education levels linked to unhealthy diets

People with lower levels of education may eat larger amounts of unhealthy, calorically dense food than those with a higher education level, possibly because they are more physically active, according to new research published ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Online, on site, in the field

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) Dean Julio Frenk unveiled a new vision for public health education Friday, one that blends online, in-person, and in-the-field learning into a "modular" experience that ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Managing children's screen time: What parents need to know

In our increasingly fast-paced world, the Internet, video games, smartphones and TV programs are continually competing for consumers' attention. But what are the effects of screen media on infants and young children, when ...

Oct 17, 2013
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One in three premature babies fare less well at school

New research shows that almost one in three children born prematurely (before 37 weeks) have lower Key Stage 1 (KS1) test results than children who are born at full term (37-42 weeks) and more than a third ...

Oct 17, 2013
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