Monday, December 22, 2014
          

The Senate Will Hold A Hearing About Domestic Violence In Professional Sports

Posted in Domestic Violence

Nbcsports.com 11/26/2014

"... The issue of sports leagues’ handling of domestic violence incidents specifically and off-the-field malfeasance of players in general has hit the news in a big way in recent months.  Don’t think Congress hasn’t noticed. ..."

Read the entire article: http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/11/25/the-senate-will-hold-a-hearing-about-domestic-violence-in-professional-sports/

How Colleges Deal With Rape Claims

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Nytimes.com 11/26/2014

"... Why should the manner in which an allegation of rape is handled depend on whether or not it occurred on a college campus? And why should issues of due process, evidence, legal protections, guilt or innocence, and punishment fall outside our courts at all? By setting standards for internal adjudication by universities, the government is abdicating its own judicial responsibilities. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/24/opinion/how-colleges-deal-with-rape-claims.html?_r=0 

The Risk Factor – New Evidence On Obesity And Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer

Medicalxpress.com 11/25/2014

"... Researchers found that the more excess body fat you are carrying, the greater your risk of being diagnosed with an advanced prostate cancer. By assessing the collective power of research we now have a clue as to the first risk factor related to prostate cancer that a man can control. ..."

Read the entire article: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-factor-evidence-obesity-prostate-cancer.html 

Lose Weight, The Natural Way

Posted in Weight Loss

Onislam.net 11/25/2014

"... Losing weight was always a matter for millions of people, whether you want to lose a few pounds or are clinically obese. Ads promoting fad diets or magic weight loss pills are everywhere. But the real secret to weight loss is that the best weight loss program doesn't cost a thing and you do not need to starve yourself or even feel hungry. Natural weight loss is the best, healthiest and longest lasting weight loss method around. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.onislam.net/english/health-and-science/health/428661-lose-weight-the-natural-way.html 

Fad Diets: Here's Why They're A Bad Weight Loss Strategy

Posted in Weight Loss

Wric.com 11/25/2014

"... The weight loss industry is about a $20 billion industry," reports Tami Hulcher, a Nutritionist & Health Every day, a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Restricting yourself to only one or two types of foods can actually slow down your metabolism and can make you gain even more weight when you come off the diet. Some of those short-term diets could even put you at risk. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wric.com/story/27471391/fad-diets-heres-why-theyre-a-bad-weight-loss-strategy

Americans Choosing Fitness Before The Thanksgiving Feast

Posted in Fitness

Wbir.com 11/25/2014

"... Traditionally Thanksgiving is known as a day of overeating. Before the potatoes are placed and the turkey is carved, a new ritual is making way. With average Americans consuming more than 4200 calories on the holiday, many people are trading in the stuffing for their sneakers. A popular venue is a Thanksgiving day race. According the Athlinks.com, more races are held on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wbir.com/story/news/health/2014/11/24/americans-choosing-fitness-before-the-thanksgiving-feast/70060322/ 


 

Fitness: Fuel Up With Carbs During Workouts

Posted in Fitness

News-press.com 11/25/2014

"... When your body runs out of fuel, it doesn’t run properly. To avoid empty tank syndrome, fuel with carbohydrates pre-workout. We aren’t talking about eating a carbo-loaded spaghetti dinner right before hitting the treadmill. It’s about getting just enough carbs in your system to keep you energized but not weighed down. Keep it light, keep it simple, and keep these fueling tips in mind to ensure a powerful workout. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.news-press.com/story/life/wellness/2014/11/24/fitness-fuel-carbs-workouts/70062420/

Japan Returns Boy To Germany Under New Child Custody Treaty

Posted in Child Custody

Au.news.yahoo.com 11/24/2014

"... The Japanese government has helped return a boy to his German home in the first such case since adopting an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, an official said Wednesday. Japan had long been the only member of the Group of Seven major industrialised nations not to ratify the convention, which requires nations to return snatched children to the countries where they usually reside. ..."

Read the entire article: https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/25496225/japan-returns-boy-to-germany-under-new-child-custody-treaty/ 

'Shared Parenting' Bills To Come Up In Legislative Session

Posted in Parenting

Kearneyhub.com 11/24/2014

"... A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will once again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men. Currently, advocates are considering two bills. One would either encourage or require judges to “maximize” the time that each parent gets with children, while still letting the judge decide the exact split. The proposal is modeled after a similar law in Arizona that went into effect last year. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/regional/shared-parenting-bills-to-come-up-in-legislative-session/article_64af15e0-73e2-11e4-8879-f38b5e5e3d2a.html 

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