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Today’s latest fashion trend: dressing normal

Today’s latest fashion trend: dressing normal

New Yorkers and tourists on 5th Avenue in New York October 31,2011. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images It’s called “normcore” and it’s apparently taking the streets of New York by storm, according to New York magazine. Consciously eschewing high-end labels, the cool kids in the fashion capital of the world are now raiding their […]

Obesity rate among pre-schoolers drops dramatically in a decade

Obesity rate among pre-schoolers drops dramatically in a decade

Dadrin Day, age 7, participates in a 42 station, 60 minute circuit class 29 November 2006 at the Youth Visions Fitness Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. ; Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Federal authorities reported Tuesday that the obesity rate for pre-school aged children has dropped forty three percent over the last decade. A federal health […]

Obesity rate among pre-schoolers drops dramatically in a decade

Obesity rate among pre-schoolers drops dramatically in a decade

Dadrin Day, age 7, participates in a 42 station, 60 minute circuit class 29 November 2006 at the Youth Visions Fitness Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. ; Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Federal authorities reported Tuesday that the obesity rate for pre-school aged children has dropped forty three percent over the last decade. A federal health […]

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Empty anti polio vaccine dispensers are seen in a medical tray during an immunization initiative coordinated by the World Health Organization in Cairo. Vaccination is key to preventing polio from returning to the United States. While there is no vaccine to protect you from a non-polio enterovirus, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with those who […]

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Empty anti polio vaccine dispensers are seen in a medical tray during an immunization initiative coordinated by the World Health Organization in Cairo. Vaccination is key to preventing polio from returning to the United States. While there is no vaccine to protect you from a non-polio enterovirus, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with those who […]

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Empty anti polio vaccine dispensers are seen in a medical tray during an immunization initiative coordinated by the World Health Organization in Cairo. Vaccination is key to preventing polio from returning to the United States. While there is no vaccine to protect you from a non-polio enterovirus, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with those who […]

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Empty anti polio vaccine dispensers are seen in a medical tray during an immunization initiative coordinated by the World Health Organization in Cairo. Vaccination is key to preventing polio from returning to the United States. While there is no vaccine to protect you from a non-polio enterovirus, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with those who […]

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Polio-like mystery illness appears in California children

Empty anti polio vaccine dispensers are seen in a medical tray during an immunization initiative coordinated by the World Health Organization in Cairo. Vaccination is key to preventing polio from returning to the United States. While there is no vaccine to protect you from a non-polio enterovirus, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with those who […]

Supreme Court takes a deeper look at restitution for child porn victims

Supreme Court takes a deeper look at restitution for child porn victims

A policewoman stands at her post in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.; Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Should a person convicted of possession of child pornography be held liable for full restitution for a specific child who is harmed, even if the convicted individual was not involved in the […]

Supreme Court takes a deeper look at restitution for child porn victims

Supreme Court takes a deeper look at restitution for child porn victims

A policewoman stands at her post in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.; Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Should a person convicted of possession of child pornography be held liable for full restitution for a specific child who is harmed, even if the convicted individual was not involved in the […]