Think back on your teen years. Did you ever do something then that you would think twice about now? Skip curfew? Or maybe something more serious, like getting in the car with a drunk driver? Chances are the answer is yes.
Adolescence is a time for risk taking. For better or worse it’s how teens learn and also how they [...]
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In this week’s Newsweek cover story, “The College Bubble,” the author introduces an interesting question, “is college a lousy investment?”
Immediately this headline caught my attention. In today’s society, how can anyone question the value of education? Just last week at the Democratic National Convention, President Obama asserted that, “Education was the gateway to opportunity for [...]
As the beaches empty, the traffic congestion returns to normal, and shopping discounts for clothes and school supplies all signal the end to summer and the start of a new school year, one may wonder what the new school term will bring for many students across the country besides new friends and homeroom classes. With [...]
Recipe for Change: Wrap Up of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s (SNEB) Annual Conference
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) recently held its 2012 Annual Conference in Washington, DC, July 14-16.
SNEB is a community of professionals involved in nutrition education and health promotion from across the world. Members join from academia, government agencies, cooperative extension, communications and public relations firms, the food industry, voluntary and service organizations, [...]