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  • Parent and peer disapproval can lead to teen suicide

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens who've attempted suicide, or tried to harm themselves, are more likely to try again to kill or hurt themselves if they think their parents or peers "invalidate" their feelings, a new study suggests.
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...

    Stop the hop: for huge ancient kangaroos, hopping was dicey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kangaroos hop, right? Well, not all of them. Scientists said on Wednesday that a biomechanical and statistical analysis of fossil bones of a group of huge extinct kangaroos shows that the largest of the bunch in all likelihood...

    Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?

    Why aren't we expecting our kids to do chores?
    Eighty-two percent of American adults regularly did chores as children, including cleaning, cooking, laundry and dishes. Just 28 percent ask the same of their own kids. A national survey of 1,001 respondents in mid-September found that we are loath to...

    Surfrider Foundation finds new leader

    The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive officer. The group's board of directors chose Chad Nelsen to lead Surfrider, a San Clemente-based organization...