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ACT Launches 2015 College and Career Readiness Campaign

Jan 28, 2015 AM EST A nonprofit testing giant began its third annual national Career and College Readiness Campaign this week, Inside Higher Ed reported.

Quitting Smoking by Gradual Withdrawal May Be Easier

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST Quitting smoking gradually is more beneficial than stopping cold turkey, according to a recent study.

Oatmeal For Breakfast May Increase Satiety, Lower Calorie Intake At Lunch

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that your breakfast cereal choice may affect how full you feel and how much you eat for lunch, especially if you're overweight.

Low Flu Vaccination Rates Among Nursing Home Employees Put Residents At Risk

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a recent study.

Global Warming May Double Risk of Extreme La Nina Event

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, according to a recent study.

Smoking May Increase Risks For Patients Being Treated for Prostate Cancer

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST Among patients with prostate cancer, those who smoke have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or even dying from prostate cancer, ...

University of Hong Kong to Launch Online News Literacy Course for a Global Audience

Jan 27, 2015 AM EST The University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Center will launch a new online course that aims to teach the public how to critically evaluate news and news sources.

Facebook Not to Blame for Kid's Bad Grades

Jan 27, 2015 AM EST There strong association between social media use and academics has been well-documented: the more time college students, particularly freshmen, spend on social media sites such as Facebook, the more ...

'Walking Seminars' Improves Classroom Engagement

Jan 26, 2015 PM EST Walking classrooms are better for not only for students' physical health, but classroom engagement, according to a recent study from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Girls Lead Boys in Academic Achievement

Jan 26, 2015 PM EST Girls outperform boys in educational achievement in science and math, according to a recent study.

Oatmeal for Breakfast May Result in Greater Fullness, Lower Calorie Intake at Lunch

Jan 26, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that your breakfast cereal choice may affect how full you feel and how much you eat for lunch, especially if you're overweight.

Mindfulness-Based School Programs Helps Kids Regulate Stress, Be More Optimistic

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST A social and emotional learning program makes a positive impact in schools, according to a recent study.

Reducing Work-Family Conflicts in the Workplace May Help People to Sleep Better

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that reducing conflict between work and familial responsibilities help people sleep better.

Menstrual Cycle May Affect Attempts to Quit Smoking

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST The menstrual cycle may have an effect on nicotine cravings, according to a recent study.

Stress During Pregnancy May Affect Fetal Development

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST Stress hormones in the mother can affect fetal development, according to a recent study.

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