A newly released study, conducted by researchers using The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), has found that women who own a dog are more likely to hit their daily exercise targets. The study appears in the online journal PLoS ONE.
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Jen R should have been a spy; she would have been really great at it. Instead, she has found limitless happiness raising a future international man of mystery. She is a writer, a maker of suppers, a kisser of boo boos and a finder of lost things. She would always prefer to watch politics than sports and will never watch a soap opera...ever.
If you saw Sierra and Sienna Bernal strolling down the street, you might realise they’re sisters. They’re both blond and pretty with a matching pair of smiles. You would probably be surprised, however, to find out that they’re twins. At 13-years-old, Sierra is 5ft 1” while Sienna is a petit 4ft.
Little Blake Thacker was born on Wednesday at St Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma Washington. He is a healthy boy weighing in at 7 pounds 15 ounces. Right up front, I’ve given you the happy ending, so you don’t need to be concerned when I tell you he was born in the service elevator.
After more than a decade of decline, the Girl Guides of Canada are revamping their image and boosting their numbers.
Since 1910, the Girl Guides of Canada have moulded and influenced generations of girls into vital, dynamic women.
In 1976, my parents settled on Jennifer as a pretty name with a nice ring to it. That would have been fine, except in 1976, practically everyone thought Jennifer was a pretty name with a nice ring to it. As a result, I went through school being one of two or three Jennifers in every class.
There are shortages of the ADHD medications Ritalin, Adderall and their generic equivalents. Quotas are set on these drugs by the Drug Enforcement Administration to limit the amount of medication manufactured in a year. Quantities are kept limited to reduce the likelihood that they will be abused by individuals who do not have ADHD.
The unnecessary use of antibiotics is contributing to the rise of drug resistant superbugs. A study, published in the journal, Pediatrics, reveals just how overprescribed they are.
The search for survivors continues, following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the Turkish province of Van on Sunday. The impoverished and war-torn area, near the Iranian border, has been thrown into chaos. The clock is now ticking on efforts to find and reach victims still trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.
If you think you have it harder than your parents, you’re probably right. That’s according to Paul Kershaw, author of a new study out of the University of British Columbia.
This story starts off like countless others; a Russian couple, Yuri and Yuliya Belyaeva get a divorce. Yuri has suspected for years that Yuliya has been unfaithful to him. Let’s face it, his daughter Irina looks nothing like him. So, Yuri refuses to pay child support and Yuliya takes him to court. The court orders a DNA test and that’s when the story takes a turn.