News tagged with school health
Maurizio Porfiri, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), is best known for his work on biologically inspired robots that mimic the movement of schooling ...
Other May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatal car crash, a new study shows.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When Chris Marciano was 4 years old, he would have a blistering tantrum whenever music came on the radio. By the second grade, his teacher described him as "not with us." At age 11, he was kicked out of school.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
For young women in high school, the risk of childbearing may depend on the prevalence of obesity in their schools, according to sociologists, who found that as the prevalence of obesity rises in a school, so do the odds of ...
Overweight and Obesity May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Middle school children who completed a social-emotional skills learning program at school were 42 percent less likely to engage in physical fighting a year later, according to a new study in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with m ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Companies may be misusing the drug patenting system in order to gain control over high-cost drugs in Australia, research from the Melbourne Law School has found.
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study suggests that states with stricter school meal nutrition standards were associated with better weight status among students who received free or reduced-price lunches compared with students who did not eat school ...
Pediatrics Apr 08, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Patients are more likely to follow preventive health practices like getting a flu shot or mammography if their doctors do likewise, researchers at the University of British Columbia and in Israel have discovered.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Silver tooth fillings have been placed in the mouths of Americans since before the Civil War, an inexpensive, durable and reliable material that helped form the foundation of modern dentistry.
Dentistry Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Teachers in schools across the globe are turning to a new philosophy to help improve the behaviour and well-being of students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Most decisions to undergo outpatient computed tomography (CT) scans are made by physicians and risk communication is infrequent, according to a research letter published online March 4 in JAMA In ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A new free online educational resource has been developed by health researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington to help people learn about addiction directly from those who have experienced it.
Addiction Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—One in five Americans knows a victim of gun violence and four in 10 are worried about becoming the victim of gun violence, according to a new poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0