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California Approves Law Giving Health Benefits To Undocumented Adults – NPR

Enlarge this image Gov. Gavin Newsom (left) talks with members of a Diabetes Talking Circle during his visit to the Sacramento Native American Health Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Tuesday. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption toggle caption Rich Pedroncelli/AP California has become the first state in the country to offer government-subsidized health benefits to young adults… Read More »

Study links inattentiveness and bad behaviour in kindergarten to lower incomes in Canadian adults

In 1985, a group of kindergarten teachers in Quebec got together at the end of the school year and filled out a series of detailed questionnaires about their students. They rated the five- and six-year-olds’ behaviour on a three-point scale on measures of attentiveness (Does this child have their head in the clouds all the… Read More »

Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in adults of all ages

Numerous studies have shown that aerobic exercise can improve cognition in seniors, but a small new study finds that vigorous workouts boost thinking skills in younger adults as well. After a six-month aerobic regimen, adults aged 20 to 67 showed improvements in executive function – the cognitive processes important for reasoning, planning and problem solving… Read More »