Food coloring linked to ADHD? - NYT

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The Food and Drug Administration meets this week to see whether artificial food dyes cause hyperactivity in children

UVA fraternity pledge hospitalized after drinking soy sauce - Daily Mail

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A University of Virginia student and fraternity pledge began foaming at the mouth and seizing after accepting a dare to drink a bottle of soy sauce

Ten Questions with 'Manning Up' author Kay S. Hymowitz - TheDC

| Laura Donovan

The Daily Caller asks 10 questions of Kay S. Hymowitz, author of ‘Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys’

O'Reilly rips media for 'glorifying' assassinated doctor George Tiller - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

O’Reilly calls assassination ‘disgraceful,’ but says making Tiller out to be a ‘martyr’ is disgusting

New brain wave testing to diagnose autism - WebMD

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Study shows brain activity can help diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders in babies

Baffling: Boy born without a cerebellum - AOL News

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‘He’s happy. We call him the Little Gremlin. He loves to play tricks on people’

Study shows teen bullying related to social status - LAT

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The more popular a student is, the more aggressive he or she will act towards peers, study says

Michelle Obama and IRS to promote breastfeeding - Politics Daily

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As the IRS gives tax breaks for nursing, the First Lady will encourage women to breastfeed

Popularity increases aggression in kids, study finds - LiveScience

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‘Popular’ kids may see bullying others as a way to climb the social ladder

Study links working moms to childhood obesity - TheDC

| Caitlin Emma

The years a mother spends at the office may contribute to an increase in a child’s BMI

Study shows video games could strengthen family ties with young girls - TheDC

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Researchers at Brigham Young University find that playing video games such as Mario Kart, Wii, and Rock Band could be mentally and emotionally beneficial for young girls

Study: Heightened suicide chance for boys with divorced parents - TheDC

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Boys are more likely to withhold their grief while girls seem more willing to talk

90 teens pregnant so far this school year at one Memphis high school - Chicago Tribune

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About 90 students at a Memphis High School are either pregnant, or have been recently

Average child may get 7 radiation scans by age 18 - AP

| Laura Donovan

A study found the average child will have 7 radiation scans before turning 18, prompting concern about the effects of radiation on a child’s health

ADHD diagnoses and prescriptions soaring - AP

| Steven Nelson (admin)

ADHD diagnosis is a matter of expert opinion, there’s no blood test or brain-imaging exam for the condition

Michelle's school lunch campaign could be revived in Congress - AP

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Two key Democrats said they will drop opposition to using funding from food stamps to pay for the legislation

Modern TV parents serve as strong role models for real-life parents - USA Today

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In comparison with shows of old, the portrayal of parents on some of today’s favorite TV shows is more realistic and relatable

Dating violence takes an electronic turn - MSNBC

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From embarrassing photos to threatening texts, surveys show that electronics are a major bullying tool for dating teens

Docs put baby in sandwich bag - The Sun

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Doctors save premature baby by keeping her warm in a plastic sandwich bag from the hospital’s kitchen

The chubby virus - U.S. News

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New study shows a link between virus strain and obesity