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Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How much of an influence does a baby’s environment and care have on how they later do in school and as…read more

President announces national effort to cure cancer

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In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a new American initiative to cure cancer. Continue reading

College football player with concussion transfers to play on

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In both professional and college-level football, concern about concussions has led to increased scrutiny of the sport and how teams handle injuries. Continue reading

Dalai Lama’s doctor preaches compassion in medicine

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Californian Dr. Barry Kerzin traveled to India nearly 30 years ago after he heard the Dalai Lama wanted a Western physician to help train traditional Tibetan doctors. Continue reading

The science of caffeine — Class Activity

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By Gabby Shacknai Millions of Americans use caffeine, the world’s most popular drug, every day to boost their energy. Caffeine can produce heightened brain activity,…read more

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