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May 03, 2011


1. Facebook and Breast-Feeders Face Off Again Over Nursing Photos http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news64
There's no doubt that breasts are sexualized in our society, even when they're doing what they're designed for â€" feeding babies. And that's not sitting well with breast-feeding advocates who are angry that Facebook has once again removed photos of [...]

2. House Watch: When Luck Takes Over http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news65
House M.D. is usually obsessed with lying, but last night it reached for a lesson in luck. What happens if you win the lottery but also develop three different types of cancer at once? Some answers and all the diagnoses [...]

3. Brain Size, Early Growth: Clues to Autism's Causes http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news66
There's been a lot of news recently about efforts to detect signs of autism in children earlier â€" even before age 2, which is when doctors typically make the first diagnosis based on toddlers' behavior and development. (Read about these [...]

4. Is It O.K. to Feel Happy About Osama bin Laden's Death? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news67
How is one supposed to react to the violent end met by one of the world's most violent men? Some people took to the streets cheering and chanting, "U.S.A.! U.S.A.!" Others experienced quiet relief that a terrorist had been eliminated. [...]

5. Do Sleepy Babies Grow More? The Science of Growth Spurts http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news68
If you've ever been frustrated by your baby's irregular sleep patterns, take heart. A new study suggests that erratic bursts of sleep may correspond to growth spurts. The study's lead author, Michelle Lampl, professor of anthropology at Emory University, and [...]

6. Friends With Benefits: Being Highly Social Cuts Dementia Risk by 70% http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news69
Yet more evidence that friends and family are the best medicine: a new study finds that the most social seniors had a 70% reduction in the rate of cognitive decline, compared with their least social peers. The study followed 1,138 [...]

7. It's a Match: How Officials Used DNA to Identify bin Laden http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news70
The Obama Administration used several methods, including DNA testing, to confirm that U.S. Navy Seals did in fact kill Osama bin Laden in a weekend raid in Pakistan, U.S. officials said on Monday. In addition to facial-recognition techniques, analysis of [...]

8. BPA Exposure in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Childhood Asthma http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news71
Endocrine disruption, diabetes, obesity â€" to the list of ills potentially associated with exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), you can add one more: childhood asthma. In a new study presented over the weekend at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual [...]

9. Who Is Bin Laden? Kids Born After 9/11 Want to Know http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news72
President Obama certainly wasn't taking the sensibilities of West Coast children into consideration when he made his stunner of a speech Sunday night: Osama bin Laden is dead. It took parents by surprise. We weren't ready, had no time to hustle [...]

10. The Shuttle Didn't Fly, But Giffords' Trip Was Still a Victory http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNwCk0BASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTHG/news73


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