Physical Activity Definitions Broadened to Include Daily Activities
CDC Press Release Even moderate types of exercise provide health benefits. For that reason, a state-based survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time includes a broader definition of physical activity. The survey provides a more comprehensive...
Psychological Services in the Schools.
Psychological services have been part of the American schooling experience for nearly a century. In fact, the Child Study Bureau of the Chicago Public Schools (the first recognized school psychology service) traces its roots to 1898 (French, 1990). The nature of school psychology services, however,... Boarder Babies, Abandoned Infants, and Discarded Infants
Definitions Often no distinction is made between the terms "boarder babies," "abandoned infants," and "discarded infants." In the interest of clarity and consistency, this fact sheet will use the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS, 2001) definitions: ... Having A Daughter with a Disability
Abstract This issue of NEWS DIGEST focuses on some of the realities parents must face in helping their daughters with disabilities to become more self-reliant and, ultimately, independent. You may ask, "Why a special issue on gender? Are the issues really that different for boys and girls?" The...
Will Daniel Cane's Modernizing Medicine Revolutionize Healthcare?
A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Daniel Cane, Founder and CEO, Modernizing Medicine... Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine to Break Ground on 47,000 Square-Foot, $9.5 Million Mixed-Use Building
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine will officially break ground January 8 on a new 47,000 square-foot mixed-use building. The $9.5 million campus expansion supports Morehouse School of Medicine-Neuroscience Institute Receives a Five Million Dollar Award
ATLANTA -- Morehouse School of Medicine has received a five-year five million dollar (direct costs) Specialized Neuroscience Research Program (SNRP) award to fund cutting-edge, National Institute of Neurological ... From street stalls to bourses, SE Asia's traditional medicine makers promise panacea
JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - On rainy days in Jakarta, a canny street merchant like Emi can sell two dozen sachets of herbal cold cure Tolak Angin to office workers and labourers sniffling by her roadside stall. "Herbal medicine is good for the body because it's natural," says Emi,...
What I Didn't Expect About International Adoption
September 10, 2011, 9:05 pm
Having just gone through the home study process, I'm new to the whole experience of international adoption. I have read several adoption books, but I haven't made it to the adoptive parenting books on my shelves. (When expectant mothers read books about pregnancy, they certainly don't skip to... Giving Birth to New Life: Part 2
July 28, 2011, 11:17 am
We have all heard the words before 'you are just like your mother' or 'you are your father's son'. When you hear those words said it is usually meant to be a compliment, right? Well, in my world it was quite the opposite, to hear 'you are turning out like your mother' meant I had done something... The Sick and Wounded
February 3, 2012, 8:42 am
Oh dear, how the mighty have fallen. A week ago, my 13 year old had a sniffle. This was followed by fever, chills, aches, pains and a cough that won't quit. Then, one by one, the remaining 4 kids got sick. All at once but not quite all at once. One a day.
I admit it. It has been...
Adoptee and Birthmother: A Dual Journey of Healing
How can you possibly heal as a birthmother when first you are an adoptee? You spend your time trying to fill the void, trying to find your roots and healing the split-off parts that run you. In fact,... A Very Great Love
There once lived a farmer and his wife in a far Eastern land. They were not rich farmers, but very, very poor. Very often, their farm could not produce enough food to keep the farmer and his wife... Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
My story may be common but for me it was a life changing moment that has effected me for 30 years. I write in hopes of sharing compassion, pain and most of all to be just a little closer to finding...