Category: Today.com

If Gabby Giffords still struggles to speak, how can she sing?

January 9th, 2014 in 2014, Elizabeth Hoover, Newsmakers, Sargent College, Today.com 0 comments

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Elizabeth Hoover, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Yes, Gabrielle Giffords jumped out of an airplane this morning. But that wasn’t the only remarkable part of her appearance on this morning’s TODAY…

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“We have many clients who really can’t say a single word in terms of conversation, but they can sing ‘Happy Birthday,’ ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ and so forth.”

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Prince George’s godparents revealed

October 23rd, 2013 in 2013, Arianne Chernock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Today.com 0 comments

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Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences

Prince William and his wife Kate asked seven people to be godparents for their son ahead of a low-key christening ceremony on Wednesday…

Expert quote:

“I think their choice of godparents signals the couple’s desire to strike a balance between tradition and innovation — in their approach to being royalty, in their parenting style, in their general sensibility.”

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Sweet dreams, bedtime story? Many parents skip nightly ritual

September 16th, 2013 in 2013, Barry Zuckerman, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Today.com 0 comments

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Barry Zuckerman, School of Medicine

It’s tough for kids to say goodbye to the excitement of the day, so falling asleep can be so much sweeter with a parent at their side, reading their favorite bedtime story…

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“When parents read to their kids that’s what I call unhurried time. It’s not their usual hurried-up voice so the parent is really there for the child. This is a special time and a special gift, both that they can give their child and actually the child’s interest in this time is a gift for them. Part of being a parent is to make sure that those kinds of times – they don’t have to be hours, they can be five or 10 minutes – that they preserve them.”

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Royal couple to hire nanny? Kate wants to be ‘hands-on’

June 26th, 2013 in 2013, Arianne Chernock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Today.com 0 comments

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Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences

Prince William and Duchess Kate appear intent on becoming hands-on parents, dramatically more modern than the generations before them…

Expert quote:

“Queen Elizabeth was really criticized at times for being perceived as a distant parent, and for not bringing her children with her. But it was also a different moment. It was the ‘50s. In 2013, there are different expectations attached to parenting. The idea of the monarch is changing.”

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Disappearing duchess: What Kate’s ‘maternity leave’ means

June 19th, 2013 in 2013, Arianne Chernock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Today.com 0 comments

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Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences

Officially, the Duchess of Cambridge is off the grid, trying to spend the final weeks of her pregnancy out of a limelight that has followed her around-the-clock…

Expert quote:

“William and Kate have staked their identities as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on being more modern than their predecessors and injecting a more modern sensibility into their roles. I think we’ll see this same principle, which they already applied to their marriage, to their role as parents.”

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Daily sunscreen can slow skin aging, study finds

June 4th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Thomas Ruenger, Today.com 0 comments

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Thomas Ruenger, School of Medicine

If fear of skin cancer doesn’t persuade you to slather on the sunscreen, maybe vanity will…

Expert quote:

“The sunscreen has to be applied thick enough and in all areas to be effective. You have to protect yourself against both UVA and UVB, and so I recommend people use a sunscreen labeled broad spectrum.”

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5 tips to de-stress skin

May 18th, 2013 in 2013, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Today.com 0 comments

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Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

Can forcing a smile do away with stress?…

Expert quote:

“A stressed nervous system is manifested by skin breakouts.”

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Don’t expect Queen Elizabeth to get off the throne: Here’s why

May 17th, 2013 in 2013, Arianne Chernock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Today.com 0 comments

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Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences

Very few institutions in the world offer a job with the kind of lifetime tenure promised by the British monarchy…

Expert quote:

“Queen Elizabeth could abdicate, but that is certainly not the tradition or expectation about her.”

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Hero amid the bullets: The power of female friendship

July 23rd, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Lisa Smith, Newsmakers, Today.com 0 comments

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Lisa Smith, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety& Related Disorders

Following his visit with survivors of the deadly Colorado shooting spree, President Barack Obama said he heard many remarkable stories of heroism…

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