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Fitter Kids, Better Grades?

Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Fitter kids do better on school tests, according to new research that echoes previous findings. The fitter the middle school students were, the better they did on reading and math tests, says researcher Sudhish Srikanth, … Continue reading

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Parents of children with cancer distrust and fear online sources of health information, study shows

Bert Gambini EurekAlert In the age of information, physicians still are the most trusted source when parents confront serious illness. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over … Continue reading

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Female student, 60, sues college professor after sexuality course required them to ‘masturbate, document sexual abuse, fetishes and promiscuity to pass’

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail A woman taking a human sexuality course has filed a lawsuit claiming she was required to masturbate, keep detailed sex journals, reveal her fetishes and if she had been sexually abused – or she would … Continue reading

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A VIRUS CALLED FEAR – Student Documentary Short

FamaMediaProductions Very few people understand the programming of fear, and why it distorts our perceptions. While fear is a program used for our survival, fear also creates irrational beliefs that cause larger systems of fear like politics, religion and the … Continue reading

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Northern Light

Chris Hedges truthdig.com I gave a talk last week at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Many in the audience had pinned small red squares of felt to their clothing. The carre rouge, … Continue reading

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How Corporations Like Monsanto Have Hijacked Higher Education

Jill Richardson AlterNet When I approached professors to discuss research projects addressing organic agriculture in farmer’s markets, the first one told me that ‘no one cares about people selling food in parking lots on the other side of the train … Continue reading

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Increasing predator-friendly land can help farmers reduce costs

Layne Cameron EurekAlert EAST LANSING, Mich. — Having natural habitat in farming areas that supports ladybugs could help increase their abundance in crops where they control pests and help farmers reduce their costs, says a Michigan State University study. Ladybugs … Continue reading

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Are educators showing a ‘positive bias’ to minority students?

Carla Capizzi EurekAlert And keeping them from doing their best? Remember that teacher you grumbled about back in your school days, the really tough one who made you work so hard, insisted you could do better, and made you sweat … Continue reading

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The bright side of death: Awareness of mortality can result in positive behaviors

Timothy Wall EurekAlert COLUMBIA, Mo. — Contemplating death doesn’t necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. Following a review of dozens of studies, University of Missouri researchers found that thoughts of … Continue reading

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Scarcity of College Men Leads Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby

Science Daily American women today are more likely to earn college degrees than men with women receiving 57 percent of all bachelor’s and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. But are there consequences to having more women than men in … Continue reading

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