Putting Them Away

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY  12 Dec 06 Controlling Crime: Two federal reports released this fall support the common-sense argument that America is safer because more criminals are behind bars. On Thursday, the …

Video game violence ‘harmful to brain’

Telegraph (UK) 04 Dec 06 Violent video games leave a harmful “fingerprint” on the brains of young teenagers, scientists have found. The effects include increased activity in the brain region that …

Abstinence-Only Education Proves Effective

AFA Journal 30 Nov 06 A new study reveals that abstinence-only programs can be effective in reducing teen sex and in delaying their “sexual debuts” without discouraging the use of …

Hell roasted for condom stunt

Dominion Post 30 Nov 06 It was an advertising campaign that was just too much of a sin for hundreds of people. Now the Advertising Standards Authority has agreed Hell …

The Evening Standard UK 27 Nov 06 A mother-of-two who was left in a coma after a car crash nearly two years ago has started laughing at her children’s jokes. …

Four big, fat myths

By Patrick Basham and John Luik, Sunday Telegraph 26 Nov 06 The Government wants to set up a database to monitor every child in the country — including their diet. But …

Free fruit and veg for low income families

Evening Standard UK 25 Nov 06 Pregnant women and toddlers from low income families are to get free fruit and vegetables under a Government scheme starting next week. The Healthy …