RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

People

A collection of news and information related to People published by this site and its partners.

Top People Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • More hereditary risk factors for Alzheimer's disease identified

     
    Alzheimer’s disease is a hereditary condition. About 60% of the risk for the degenerative brain disease is thought to be genetic, based on the results of twin studies. The best known evidence of this is a gene called apolipoprotein E.......
  • 'Once and For All We're Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up and Listen' at Freud Playhouse

     
    Like most teenagers, their blare precedes them. The sound is raucous, almost violent, as though a living room is being invaded by savages and its contents thrown in the air like confetti. These hormonal hoodlums are practically begging an authority......
  • L.A.'s Harmony Project honored at White House

     
    In eight short years, the Harmony Project has gone from L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods to the glitz of the White House. On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the music-education organization with the Coming Up Taller Award, which recognizes...
  • Director of San Bernardino-area group homes arrested [Updated]

     
    Investigators looking into charges of abuse at a collection of San Bernardino-area group homes arrested the director of one of the homes on Friday after discovering he was on probation for elder abuse and had been ordered to stay away......
  • President Obama's speech to school children

     
    The White House has posted the speech President Obama will deliver to school children Tuesday. We have a copy of it below. Give it a read and let us know if you think the controversy preceding the event is merited.......
  • Spanking toddlers: Poverty, punishment and preparation for life?

     
    There's no topic more incendiary that spanking. Add to that the spanking of very young children by mothers in minority, low-income households and you have a minefield. A group of Duke University researchers has not only ventured into that minefield;......
  • Background TV noise impairs parent-child interactions, study finds

     
    The sounds emanating from a television have become the backdrop for family life in the United States. But that constant drone can affect the quality of parent-child interactions, according to a study published today in the journal Child Development....
  • New evidence favors fortified baby formula

     
    The fatty acids DHA and ARA are credited with boosting the IQs of babies who are breast-fed. Both substances are abundant in breast milk, and they help build connections among neurons in the developing brain. So it would stand to......
  • Teen pregnancy, religion and the assumptions we make

     
    Conclusions could be hastily made, but ... In exploring some of the issues connected to teen pregnancy, researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine in Pennsylvania and at the University of Pittsburgh have analyzed data on births, religious...
  • 2 million adults made suicide plans, survey says

     
    About 32,000 U.S. adults kill themselves each year. But millions more think about suicide or even make plans to kill themselves, according to a new national survey. The 2008 survey found that an estimated 8.3 million people ages 18 and......
  • Soda flows freely in California

     
    The stereotypical Californian may sip chai lattes or guzzle green tea, but we actually drink lots of soda. In fact, 24% of California adults drink at least one soda or other sweetened beverage each day, and an additional 36% imbibe......