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How much does it cost to have a baby in a hospital?

– California women giving birth were charged from $3,296 to $37,227 for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery

– For a C-section, women were billed between $8,312 and nearly $71,000… 691 more words

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Experts: US Schools Should Make Physical Education A Core Subject

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic — and PE?

The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject. 588 more words


You Might Want to Sit Down for This...

It can be easy to spend most of the day sitting: drive to work, sit at your desk, drive home, sit at home. This is especially true in the winter, when cold temperatures make us feel sluggish, like hibernating bears. 710 more words

Environmental Education

Welcome to ARK!

Welcome to our blog page!

The ARK (Adults Relating to Kids) Program is a revolutionary, research-based approach utilizing unconditional love to build children’s self-esteem. 321 more words


Active at Any Size Day 2: Barriers to being active

How do I get started?

TO start being more active, try these tips:

◆Think about your barriers to being active. Then try to come up with creative ways to solve them. 237 more words


I Can't Believe It's Not Flame Proof Butter

A recent study found butter contaminated with PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl ethers, a chemical best known for it’s flame retardant qualities. The research investigation revealed the butter’s paper wrapper had PBDE levels more than 16 times greater than levels in the butter itself. 1,455 more words

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Dallas Study: BPA In Large Number Of Items On Grocery Store Shelves

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – When you go to the grocery store, you expect that the food you buy is safe for you, but a new study done right here in North Texas is showing that some of the foods that we consume may contain a chemical linked to a number of health problems. 313 more words