Kids Who Start Swimming At Young Age Are Smarter
Kids who start swimming at a young age achieve several milestones in areas of cognitive, physical, and language development earlier than the normal population. The finding came from a team of experts from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research who interviewed parents of kids aged 5 and under from New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, over a three year period...
Diabetes Rises "Dramatic", CDC Report
Over the past decade and a half, the United States has seen a "dramatic" rise in rates of diagnosed diabetes, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study editors suggest the rise is likely due to people with diabetes living longer as well as increases in diabetes cases...
Antibiotic Resistance Major Public Health Problem
Antibiotic resistance remains a major threat to public health around the world, and for the large part, the cause is misuse of antibiotics, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The ECDC put out the message in a statement released on Sunday to coincide with the fifth European Antibiotic Awareness Day...