Girls and Sports

The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness recently published a review of the research and information about female athletes. The article summarizes information about eating disorders, menstrual problems, and bone mineral density.

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Mood Gym

Looking for a new kind of painless workout? You may want to consider MoodGYM–an interactive website with the goal to “help identify and overcome emotional problems,” and “develop good coping skills.” But does it really? Can a website really act as a personal therapist?

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Third-Hand Smoke

Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery, and it can cause serious health problems.

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