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December 6, 2005

 

a little girl lifts a large fake dungbell above her head

Kids and Weight Lifting

Your kid wants to lift weights. You want your kid to be physically active, but is weight lifting safe for kids?

December 1, 2005

 

Eating, but Not Food

Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Memory and Reasoning

Did you know that knowledge can actually hurt one's ability to remember? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

January 3, 2005

 

Flying in a Crutch

Who can walk faster, a ballet dancer whose leg muscles are extremely fit, or a couch potato whose legs are soft and flabby?

September 30, 2004

 

Another Reason To Turn Off The TV

A recent study suggests that the fast-paced, flickering images on televisions can harm kids' ability to relax and concentrate.

September 27, 2003

 

Children, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Nicotine Patches

Did you know that nicotine can be used to cure Tourette's syndrome? Find out how on this Moment of Science.

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