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Health and Safety at School

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  • Family turns tragedy into inspiration

    Ken and Kristen Sheely have experienced a parent's ultimate tragedy: the loss of a child. Now, through a fledgling nonprofit organization, they hope to educate young athletes about brain trauma injuries and possibly spare other families from the pain...
  • More evidence in the tanning wars

     
    Is indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...
  • Songs of Good Cheer essay contest entries

     
    The prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
  • Elevator camera shows South Korean teen before suicide jump

     
    Bullied high school girl commits suicide: Elevator camera shows girl moments before fatal jump...
  • Bariatric Surgery Among Important Weight Loss Tools

     
    By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem More than half of the adult population in the United States is overweight and an estimated one-third of American …...
  • Bring teen depression prevention program to your school

     
    Major depression is the leading undiagnosed illness among teenagers. Most don't seek help but that can change. The Easton-based Weller Health Education Center is pairing with Capital BlueCross to offer the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program to area...
  • Eliminating Hazing Because it Kills

     
    At Howard University every band member and campus organization is required to sign an Anti-Hazing contract. In the contract it defines hazing as, “any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers that mental or physical health...
  • Florida congresswoman plans federal anti-hazing legislation

     
    U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson announced today that she plans to introduce an anti-hazing bill to try to prevent the kind of violence that caused the death of Florida A&M University student Robert Champion last month. She says she's planning to sit down...
  • Scott’s FAMU demand awakens old animosity

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott was furious about what was going on at Florida A&M University. Robert Champion, a drum major in the university's famed Marching 100 band, was essentially beaten to death in a hazing ritual following the band's...
  • UC system, UCLA professor charged in lab fire that killed staffer [Updated]

     
    Felony charges have been filed against the University of California and a UCLA chemistry professor in connection with a laboratory fire that killed a staff research assistant three years ago....
  • Israel town of Beit Shemesh is front line of a religious battle

     
    "Beit Shemesh" means "the house of sun," but these days many see it as a dark place where religious extremists defy authorities, intimidate children and attack the press. Naama Margolese, a third-grader afraid to walk to school, becomes a symbol....