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Bilingual Students in the PreK-2 Classroom

"Literacy Success for Emergent Bilinguals" by Senior Research Associate Theresa A. Roberts, Ph.D., has recently been published by Teachers College Press.

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Marijuana's Health Effects

The National Academy of Sciences's new book on the health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids summarizes current scientific evidence & makes recommendations for future research.

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Lasting impact of attention problems in early childhood

Children with attention problems in early childhood were 40 percent less likely to graduate from high school, new Duke study finds.

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FDA Imposes Rules on E-cigarettes

FDA: E-cigarettes need to be regulated and kept out of the hands of children.

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Medicare Supports Lifestyle Changes for Preventing Diabetes

Intensive lifestyle changes focusing on diet, physical activity, & social support have proved successful in preventing Type 2 diabetes. DHHS announced in April that Medicare will now support such

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How To Improve The Time & Attention You Give To Your Children

Children need attention to grow, develop self-esteem and a positive sense of identity, and to flourish and succeed. For children, getting attention is even more important than for adults.

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Internet Searches Reflect Vaping's Surge

Between 2009 and 2015, the number of people in the U. S. searching online about vaping rose dramatically. However, people searched for how & where to get vaping products, not for help quitting

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How the Food Industry Engineers our Cravings

It is no secret that the rise in obesity in America has something to do with food. But how much? And what role does the food industry as a whole play?

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Calorie Counts on Menus Don't Work

Putting calorie counts on restaurant menus does not result in healthy behavior change.

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Poor at Higher Risk of Smoking

Those who still smoke are the poor, the disenfranchised, the mentally ill.

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