science

Washington Post Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:02

Analysis | A popular school fundraiser is just ‘junk-food marketing to kids,’ experts say

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Critics say the programs, which are wildly popular at schools for their ability to raise much needed funds, are designed to sell junk food to children too young to make good health decisions.
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USA TODAY Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:22

Michigan boy, 12, dies days after developing flu-like symptoms

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12-year-old Michael Messenger died last week after having flu-like symptoms for a few days.
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azcentral Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:21

Arizona bill would ban 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youths

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"If we're going to stop LGBT youth from dying by suicide, then we need to be addressing this."
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The New York Times Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:20

The Parasite on the Playground

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“If this were a disease of wealthy kids in Brookline, Mass., and Bethesda, Md., and Westchester, N.Y., we’d be all over it.”
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The Boston Globe Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:20

The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant - The Boston Globe

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In 1996, a young Lebanese-Canadian doctor named Ziad Nasreddine created a pioneering way to screen people for early signs of dementia. The test has proved so effective that it is used by physicians in well over 100 countries.
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