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Fitness May Fight Depression in Girls

Fit sixth-graders less likely to be depressed seventh-graders

(Newser) - The more fit a child is, the less likely he or she is to suffer from depression, a new study suggests. That's especially true for girls, according to researchers from the University of North Texas, who found a link among middle schoolers. The findings, which have yet to appear... More »

Texas College Opens All-Vegan Cafeteria

But another hall will serve fried chicken and BBQ

(Newser) - A sign of the times, and possibly the makings of an epic food fight: The University of North Texas is opening a cafeteria devoted exclusively to vegan fare—and it appears to be the first such college dining hall in the nation, reports Inside Higher Ed . This being Texas, the... More »

California to End Last Outpost of Segregation: Prisons

Many expect surge in violence with change

(Newser) - California will fully integrate its prison system next month, making it one of the last states to do so, the Christian Science Monitor reports. The state will end the practice of separating new arrivals to the nation's largest prison system based on race. Both guards and inmates are bracing for... More »

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