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Meaning Of ‘The American Dream’ Different For Minorities, Whites

Though owning a home is considered the American dream, race can influence just how sweet that dream actually is.

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Study Finds Jail Time a Rarity for Domestic Violence Perpetrators

A nationwide study of children who have witnessed domestic violence found that parents or caregivers were physically injured in more than a third of the cases, yet only a small fraction of offenders went to jail and just one in four incidents resulted in police reports, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Fast Food Giants’ Ads for Healthier Kids Meals Don’t Send the Right Message

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Children who viewed TV ads for Kids Meals were commonly unable to recall milk or apples, items added to make the meals healthier. Instead many kids thought apples were french fries.

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Living With Art Not Just for Select Few

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This semester, a Cézanne, Chagall, and a Dürer are among 90 original works of art hanging in student dorm rooms at Williams, each piece loaned to a student by the college's museum of art as part of its new Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces (WALLS) program.

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Female Doctors Spend More Time Than Male Doctors on Parenting, Household Tasks

A new study finds gender differences in parenting and household labor persist among a group of highly motivated physician-researchers in the early stages of their career.

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Do Bedroom Televisions Contribute to Youth Obesity?

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Does having a television in the bedroom contribute to youth weight gain? In a recent national study, researchers from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center found that having a bedroom television was a significant predictor of adolescent weight gain

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'Dinner Tonight! Program Promotes Family Nutrition, Togetherness

The percentage of the family food budget spent on away-from-home food has steadily increased since the 1970s and so has the amount of calories families consume.

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Give Your Plate a Taste Lift Without Forfeiting Nutrition during National Nutrition Month and Beyond

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When it comes to choosing what to eat, nutrition is important but flavor is likely the true motivator and also the key to eating right, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, during National Nutrition Month®, experiment with new flavors and flavor combinations in healthy meals and “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”

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Get the Most Nutrition from Your Calories and 'Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right' during National Nutrition Month and Beyond

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While taste drives most food choices, eating nutrient-rich foods that provide the most nutrition per calorie is one of the best ways to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As part of the 2014 National Nutrition Month® theme, the Academy encourages everyone to choose the most nutritionally-packed foods you can from each of the five MyPlate food groups every day.

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