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Minority Kids Spend More Time With Media, Study Shows

Minority kids ages 8 and older spend an average of 13 hours a day watching TV, listening to music, using the computer and playing video games. Credit: Getty Images Minority kids in the United States spend more time in front of televisi...Minority kids spend more time with telvision and computer screens.

Heart Defects in Minority Children Yield Greater Risk of Death, Study Shows

Black children with heart conditions have a greater chance of dying before age 5 than their white peers. Credit: Getty Images The results of the study are short and to the point: Black children with heart conditions have more than a 30...Black children with heart conditions have a greater chance of dying before age 5 than their white peers.

Minority Kids at Risk for Obesity Even Before Birth, Study Says

Family income, cultural customs and beliefs are all factors that put minority kids at risk for obesity -- before they even leave the womb.
According to the Associated Press, researchers looked at more than a dozen circumstances that can increa...

Some schools inflexible about minority holidays

Sometimes, when you are part of the majority, it is easy to forget about the views of the minority. While I admit to not thinking of how someone different from me feels about certain issues at times, I have wondered what it is like to be a member of ...

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