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Despite rich natural resources, many Guatemalan children suffer from malnutrition

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although infant death rates have dropped significantly worldwide over the past few decades, in the South American country of Guatemala around 50 percent…read more

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Healthy school lunch menus spark political food fight

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The Healthy Hunger-Free Act that First Lady Michelle Obama championed in 2010 is getting criticism from some school administrators and Republicans in Congress who say that the healthy food requirements have led to burdensome costs and more food in the garbage cans. Continue reading

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Despite concussions, football players feel pressure to stay in the game

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO According to the National Academy of Sciences, there are 11 recorded concussions for every 10,000 high school games and practices, twice the rate…read more

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Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more

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Tough Calls: How Concussions are Changing Youth Football

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The sport of football is changing. Revelations about widespread brain injuries have ushered in new rules and a lawsuit against the NFL. But what about…read more

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