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Article ID: 693095

Black Parents Can Help Bridge Cultural Divide Between Students and White Teachers

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Bringing black parents into school settings can work toward shifting and closing the cultural disconnects between black families and predominantly white school personnel, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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23-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693009

Adolescents’ Cooking Skills Strongly Predict Future Nutritional Well-Being

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Evidence suggests that developing cooking and food preparation skills is important for health and nutrition, yet the practice of home cooking is declining and now rarely taught in school. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that developing cooking skills as a young adult may have long-term benefits for health and nutrition.

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Article ID: 692660

Should States Support Pregnant Teens and Their Babies?

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The majority of U.S. adults with children agree that state support for pregnant teens is a good investment but want teens to meet certain criteria, including taking parenting classes, before receiving assistance.

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12-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692400

Violence Prevention Research Program Releases #WhatYouCanDo to Help Reduce Gun Violence

UC Davis Health

What You Can Do, launched today by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, offers information and support for providers looking for ways to reduce firearm injury and death, particularly among patients at elevated risk.

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Article ID: 692385

Sexting: A Q&A on How to Talk to Your Children About Sharing Digital Content with Others

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A UAB pediatrician offers her advice for handling tricky conversations with your children about appropriate digital device use and sexting.

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Article ID: 692110

School Lunch Decisions Made by the Child and Not the Parent

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

While school lunches in the UK are subject to food standards, the contents of packed lunches are not as closely scrutinized, and studies have raised concern regarding the nutritional quality of packed lunches. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that children, not their parents, are often the primary decision maker of whether they will eat a school lunch or what is packed for their lunch.

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3-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692310

Parents Struggle to Discuss Sex with LGBTQ Teens

Northwestern University

It’s hard enough for parents to have “the talk” about sexual health with their kids, but parents of LGBTQ children feel especially uncomfortable and unequipped when they try to educate them about sex and dating, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.The study examined parents’ attitudes toward talking about sexual health with their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer teens (LGBTQ).

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Article ID: 692230

Three-Month-Old Infants Can Learn Abstract Relations Before Language Comprehension

Northwestern University

Findings suggest humans’ talent for relational learning doesn’t depend on language

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4-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692065

Infant Death Study Reveals Unsafe Sleep Practices Among Babysitters, Relatives, Others

University of Virginia Health System

Babies who died during their sleep while being watched by someone other than parents often had been placed in unsafe sleep positions, such as on their stomachs, or in unsafe locations, such as a couch, a new study has found.

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