College rankings go under the microscope [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:36:28 EDT]
While parents, students and admissions officials annually comb through college and university rankings, education researchers have largely ignored the controversial yet influential listings. That's about to change, according to an expert in educational measurement.
A call to US educators: Learn from Canada [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:36:26 EDT]
In contrast to the contentious debates over education reform in the US, the Canadian province Ontario has taken a cooperative route to improving schools that often rank among the top performers on international assessments, according to a Boston College expert on educational change.
Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Humans Can't Resist Those Puppy-Dog Eyes [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Humans Can't Resist Those Puppy-Dog Eyes
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Cut Down on Stress [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Cut Down on Stress
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Reveals
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Creatine Linked to Testicular Cancer [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Creatine Linked to Testicular Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Combat Deployment Just One Factor That May Cause Smoking
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Title: More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare [Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
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For all its many benefits, the experience of therapy can also be traumatic; sometimes, that's hard to see until it's already too late.

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When a Fearful Child Becomes a Tyrant [Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:12:44 +0000]
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Debilitating fear can become like a tyrant, not just for the person experiencing the fear, but also for other members of their family. Escaping the tyranny and helping a child to face and eventually overcome a debilitating fear requires something akin to "tough love".

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Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Title: phentermine and topiramate extended-release (Qsymia)
Category: Medications
Created: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
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