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Walking to School, Libraries and Markets Helps Keep Kids Slimmer

Bonnie Rochman Time A cluster of studies relies upon geographical data-mapping to analyze the impact of neighborhood on children’s health. If you care about your kids eating healthy, getting enough exercise and avoiding obesity, pay close attention to where you … Continue reading

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The Pill Makes Women Richer

Kate Sheppard Mother Jones Not only is birth control helping women not get preggers, it’s also making women richer. Widespread availability of oral contraception—a.k.a. “The Pill”—has played a major role in closing the gender wage gap since the 1980s, according … Continue reading

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Human population the primary factor in exotic plant invasions in the United States

Qinfeng Guo EurekAlert Improved data reveals new patterns of exotic plant invasions in the United States. Extensive ongoing research on biotic invasions around the world constantly increases data availability and improves data quality. New research in the United States shows … Continue reading

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A Blueprint for Improving the Promotion and Delivery of Adult Vaccination in the United States

Source: RAND Vaccine-preventable disease continues to take a heavy toll on adults despite the widespread availability of effective vaccines. This report identifies where efforts to improve the delivery of adult vaccination have stalled and recommends targeted strategies that are supported … Continue reading

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