Teens who exercise may see a boost in their grades

Working out may help teens boost their grades, a new study suggests. Adolescents who routinely engaged in moderate to vigorous exercise had long-term improvements in...

Gator needs a hug

Wally is bashful, a big teddy bear who likes to snuggle and give hugs, an animal so at peace that he befriends the little...

Is life for teenagers nowadays harder than before?

It’s harder to be a teen now than it was in 1965—at least according to teenagers. That’s not in spite of the Internet and...

What Fast Food Does to Your Body?

It’s pretty doubtful that a person would sit in the drive-thru line of a fast-food chain and order a well-balanced meal, full of fiber...

Catch and Release Fishing Might Hurt Fish More Than Thought

Catch and release fishing isn’t as harmless as many people think. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, the University of Alberta, the University of...

Too much sodium is unhealthy, and some favorite foods are a...

Most Americans consume too much salt — or, more accurately, sodium. A ­recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that...

No Bake Peanut Butter Cereal Bars Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup of light corn syrup 1/2 cup of granulated sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup of un-salted peanuts 5...

Skateboarding for Gym Credit?

Among local skateboarders, the spot on 12th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A where wooden ramps and metal-topped ledges are set up most...

How Do Forecasters Predict the Weather?

You check the clock and realize you're running late. The school bus is going to arrive any minute now. You grab your backpack and head for...

Helping young pitchers avoid permanent arm injuries

Baseball is our American pastime and it has always been expected to be a safe and healthy sport. However since 2000, there has been...

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