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  • Kids' packed lunches often fall short of dietary guidelines

    Kids' packed lunches often fall short of dietary guidelines
    Packed lunches that children bring from home are often missing the vegetables, milk and other healthy items recommended by dietary guidelines, says a new study. More than 40 percent of U.S. kids bring their own food to school, but there have been very...
  • McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial

    McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial
    RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives. Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...
  • U.S. coastal flooding on the rise, government study finds

    (Reuters) - Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coast, and the rate of increase is accelerating along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, a team of federal government scientists found in a study released Monday. The study...
  • Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday. The study in the American Journal of Infection Control found that fist...
  • OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimenting on customers

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, intentionally mismatched users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service said on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc admitted to misleading users in a psychological study....
  • Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

    Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project
    Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....
  • Once-common marine birds disappearing from Pacific Northwest coast

    ANACORTES, Wash. The bird-counters stood in the windy bow chattering into headsets and scanning the Strait of Juan de Fuca with binoculars. "Scoters," Sherman Anderson said. "Three of them. At 11 o'clock. Look like surfs." "Marbled murrelets," he...
  • Exercise may slow physical and mental decline after menopause

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who exercise regularly after menopause tend to maintain their physical strength and mental acuity longer than those who don't, according to a new review of past studies that found exercise that gets the heart rate up is...
  • Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'

    Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'
    “I guess you can call the movie sci-comma-fi as opposed to sci-dash-fi,” writer-director Mike Cahill said of his new film, “I Origins,” which continues his exploration of science as an engine for emotional storytelling. Building...
  • Doctors can help human trafficking victims: reports

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare professionals can play a role in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation, according to two new reports. Doctors and researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics that it's up to a collection of people and...
  • Immunity, signaling genes may be linked to schizophrenia

    The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry’s most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body’s immune system, according to a genome-wide study published online Tuesday. The analysis of variations in nearly 150,000 DNA...