Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the U.S., but parents can -- and should -- do their part to lead by example. Make time for the entire family to participate in regular physical activities that everyone enjoys, suggests the American Obesity Association, and limit the amount of TV watching. As far as eating is concerned, try to set the same health
What do Physicists do?
Many physicists work in ?pure? research, trying to find answers to these types of question. The answers they come up with often lead to unexpected technological applications. For example, all of the technology we take for granted today, including games consoles, mobile phones, mp3 players, and DVDs, is based on a theoretical understanding of electr
Will breastfeeding make a big difference in a child’s health?
Breastfed babies may become healthier children with: Fewer instances of allergies, eczema, and asthma. Fewer childhood carcinomas, including leukemia and lymphomas. Lower risk of type I and II diabetes. Fewer instances of Crohn's disease and colitis.