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Black children and white girls' self-esteem decreased with TV consumption

(CNN) --  According to a new study, watching TV might actually boost your child's self-esteem -- that is, if he's a white male.
Parents of white girls and African-American children, however, might want to limit the amount of time their kids spend in front of the tube.

Kidney failure is at an epidemic level in part because it is linked to the obesity epidemic

Research published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, used data gathered from all 275 transplant centers in the U.S., and showed that those facilities serving predominantly African American populations had even higher rates of living donor transplant disparities.

Various foods have now been re­searched by chemistry

Technically: headaches are the response of nociceptive areas of scalp and brain to a stimulus, however there are thousands of causes of such stimuli. Most foods seem to have some medicinal property as well as just having energy. In connection with headaches various foods have eff­ects that have now been re­searched by chemistry.


The documents shed light on the saga of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House played political hardball with drug industry honchos to get a 2009 deal that helped keep health care overhaul legislation from bogging down in Congress, according to internal emails released Thursday by House Republicans.


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