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Panel Starts Reviewing Common Core Standards In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina’s public school students. The Academic Standards Review Commission on Monday […]

09/20/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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North Carolina Report Tackles Prescription Drug Abuse

General Assembly researchers say North Carolina could do a better job training health care providers and watching how prescription drugs are consumed to help reduce the growing number of unintentional overdoses.

04/30/2014

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Study: Internet Use Habits In Young Adults Similar To Addiction

A recent study suggests that the compulsion experienced by young adults to use the Internet is not unlike drug addiction.

12/25/2013

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Monkeys Control Virtual Arms With Their Thoughts During Study

During a neuroscience study conducted at Duke University Medical Center, two monkeys were able to control robotic arms using only their thoughts.

11/08/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Study: Greenhouse Gas Reductions Could Stave Off Millions Of Premature Deaths

The findings of a new study indicate that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions might prevent the premature deaths of millions of people.

09/25/2013

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Pediatricians: Children In Danger When Sliding Down Slides In Parents’ Laps

As playgrounds grow crowded with children and parents enjoying spring temperatures, pediatricians are advising caretakers against the practice of sliding down slides with children in their laps.

05/03/2013

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