On the Podium at the European Championships: Geronimo! Younger brother Geronimo is 14 now and was making headlines long before he turned his attention to windsurfing when he claimed three World titles in a row in the O'pen Bic class in And yes, there's a third Nores brother, Manu, who is doing much more than waiting in the wings of his two older brothers, and starting to make waves of his own. Those three have been on a whirlwind adventure of late, travelling from Cancun, Mexico to Mendoza, Argentina along with their US teammates to hone their skills, posting great results along the way against the best from the Americas.
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Mike DeWine speaks before signing a bill imposing one of the nation's toughest abortion restrictions on Thursday, April 11, , in Columbus. In arguing the abortion issue I used to test the zealotry of my anti-choice opponents with a hypothetical question with similar facts, and was often told such a situation was too far-fetched to be probative. But now the hypothetical is real. Supreme Court into overturning the Roe v. If the girl decides to end her pregnancy, she will be able to.
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Body mass index BMI uses height and weight measurements to estimate a person's body fat. But calculating BMI on your own can be complicated. An easier way is to use a BMI calculator. On a standard BMI chart, kids ages 2 to 19 fall into one of four categories: underweight: BMI below the 5th percentile normal weight: BMI at the 5th and less than the 85th percentile overweight: BMI at the 85th and below 95th percentiles obese: BMI at or above 95th percentile For kids younger than 2 years old, doctors use weight-for-length charts instead of BMI to determine how a baby's weight compares with his or her length. Any child under 2 who falls at or above the 95th percentile may be considered overweight.
Rebecca Sweat What can parents do to shield children from the pressure to grow up too fast? In an affluent Chicago suburb, elementary school students carry cell phones, pagers, palm pilots and PDAs personal digital assistants to keep track of their hectic schedules. When he comes home, he proudly displays a small silver stud inserted into his newly pierced tongue. Nevertheless, such small examples illustrate the depth and scope of a serious problem in Western society: children and teens are growing up too fast, and the innocence of childhood is becoming a thing of the past. Elkind believes it comes down to four major factors.