Tag: "wellness" at biology news

Conference to examine role technology can play in managing health care costs

...nts should be made to enhance health care quality, wellness and disease prevention, while minimizing cost. Dr. Jerry Grossman, senior Fellow and director of the Harvard/Kennedy School Health Care Delivery Policy Program and chairman emeritus of New England Medical Center, is the honorary chair. Because of t...

Commercial marketing in schools may discourage healthy nutrition environment for students

...es who led the study, says, "Schools newly created wellness policies as mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 provide ideal opportunities to examine school environments for advertising that might conflict with their goals for a healthy climate for students." The study is detaile...

Dairy is necessary, even for lactose-intolerant children

...ietary requirements with minimum symptoms. "School wellness policies implemented this summer have had a dramatic effect on the food options available in cafeterias," said Andrea Garen, registered dietitian with Dairy Council of California. "Flavored 100% milk and yogurts, which are generally well-tolerated by...

Second graders dig into Healthy Choices, Healthy Me!

...nutrition education programs as part of a district wellness policy."...

Pritzker gift to fund possible solutions for child obesity including testing YMCA programs

...rt to create breakthrough approaches to health and wellness for youth, adults and families. The professorship endowment will enable the School to recruit an exceptional faculty member at the assistant or associate professor level who has a strong interest in pursuing innovative ways to slow and reverse the in...

Highlights from the February 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...chool districts in the country must put into place wellness policies designed to improve the nutrition and health of all children in the district, researchers from Pennsylvania State University surveyed high school foodservice directors and principals "to determine the extent, nature and level of enforcement ...

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(Date:7/24/2014)... decreased by 45% on average over a 35 year ... study on the impact of humans on declining animal ... invertebrates such as insects, spiders, crustaceans, slugs and worms ... control for crops, decomposition for nutrient cycling, water filtration ... Science and led by UCL, Stanford and UCSB, ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... sticky research out of York University shows a surprisingly ... toxic grass fungus: moose saliva (yes moose saliva). ... "Ungulate saliva inhibits a grassendophyte mutualism" shows that moose ... (which hosts a fungus called epichlo festucae that produces ... less toxicity. , "Plants have evolved defense mechanisms to ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... counterparts in humans, affect the connections between nerve cells ... hippocampus, an area of the brain that plays a ... memories. The results of the study have been published ... depends on the active communication between nerve cells, known ... into a dense network where they constantly relay signals ...
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