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New Planned Parenthood Video Series Helps Parents Talk with Children About Bodies, Gender, and...

New York, NY, Oct. 16, 2018 — Planned Parenthood Federation of America has launched the first set of videos in a new series for...

PPP Poll: 2016 Made Us Lose Our Belief in Santa

Dec. 21, 2016 - The 2016 election sapped us of our hope and joy. When PPP did a poll on the holidays immediately following the...

Celebrate Punxsutawney Phil

February 2, 2017 - Groundhog Day is today, Feb 2nd, 2017. In the little town of Punxsutawney, PA, at a place called Gobbler’s Knob,...

Number of Female Oscar Nominees for Behind-the-Scenes Roles Drops

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 29, 2017— Women represent only 20 percent of the non-acting categories in the 89th annual Academy Award nominations, according to a...

Tennis World Unites in Fight against Climate Change

June 5, 2019 - All four of the world’s Grand Slam tennis tournaments are uniting in the fight against climate change by joining the...

July 4th Reminder: Fireworks and dogs don’t mix

June 29, 2018 - Independence Day fireworks can be a highlight of the summer season for many.  But for the family dog, fireworks and...

CDPH Notifies Public of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

SACRAMENTO June 5, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning people of the risks of Salmonella infection associated with contact...

Fax machines and coffee pots – the surprising ways you could be hacked

Shutterstock Keith Martin, Royal Holloway September 6, 2018 - Hopefully you protect your computers from cyber attacks. You might have anti-virus software on your phone, tablet,...

Wild Horse Advocates Credit BLM for Sales Policy Change

March 14, 2019 - Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation today credited the Bureau of Land Management for rescinding a 2018 wild horse and...

CHP Promotes Child Passenger Safety

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Sept. 21, 2018 – Every day, thousands of parents and caregivers in California travel with children in their vehicle.    During Child Passenger...

Can I still eat this? (video)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 — An estimated 133 billion pounds of food gets thrown out every year in the United States, so understanding when...

Psilocybin, active compound in hallucinogenic “magic mushrooms,” eases existential anxiety in people with life-threatening...

In a small double-blind study, Johns Hopkins researchers report that a substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable relief for...

What Should Anti-Trump Protesters Do Next? The ‘Handbook’ for Getting Results

February 3, 2017 - Millions of protesters have marched in cities around the country and world since President Trump took office, and many more...

How Medicare works with other insurance

June 16, 2017 - If your family is anything like mine, everyone has a certain specialty or role in keeping the household running. Since I...

As March for Science Approaches, AAAS Urges Scientists and Public to Stand Up and...

April 4, 2017 - At a time when communicating the value of science has never been more important to human well-being, the American Association...

What happens to your body when you freeze to death? (VIDEO)

Jan. 31, 2019 - Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex! Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana,...

Nine of America’s 10 Biggest Supermarkets Fail to Publicly Report Food Waste

OAKLAND, Calif. April 16, 2018— Nine out of America’s 10 largest grocery companies don’t publicly report their total food waste, according to analysis by...

“Every Kid in A Park” program faces cancellation by Trump administration

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018  -  News reports suggest that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration will pull the plug on...

Hubble’s Celestial Snow Globe (video)

December 12, 2017 - It's beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of a blizzard...

Popular weed killer found in top beer and wine brands

HOUSTON February 25, 2019 - Many beers and wines sold in the U.S. contain the weed killer glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, according...