- Advisers are meeting with eighth- and 10th-grade students across Kentucky this month in a program designed to make sure the young people are academically prepared for college or career.
- The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.
- Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation's aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they've been proved wrong.
New Study Doubts Mammal Heart Regeneration (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after surgery. However, a 2011 study provided evidence for complete regeneration after resection of the apex of hearts in mice. In a new study researchers tried to replicate these recent findings but failed to uncover evidence of complete regeneration.
New Moms Living with Parents Linked with Depression (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Mothers who are single or married and live in a multi-generational household for their child’s first year of life are more likely to be depressed, and mothers who are cohabitating and live in a multi-generational household are less likely to be depressed.
Morning Sun Keeps Off Pounds? (Ivanhoe Newswire) –The newest research in managing your weight suggests that the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure during the day are linked to your weight.