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Good stats

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There is a saying, “no news is good news,” which comes out of the idea that something is newsworthy only if it is about disasters, crimes and scandals.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Stunted kids

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Genetics determines height to a large extent, but not stunting. Stunting occurs during the first three years of life, and child health experts have traditionally blamed this on poor maternal nutrition (during pregnancy) and poor child nutrition.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Children through the ages

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Yesterday (November 20) marked the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), an international human rights treaty that discusses children’s rights in four areas: the right to survival, the right to develop to the fullest, the right to protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation, and the right to participate fully in family, cultural and social life.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Diliman’s wildlife

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The killing of a black bittern, a wild bird, in the UP Diliman lagoon set off exchanges in social media with varying positions and emotions. The eyewitness report was first posted on the Facebook site of Amado (Mads) Bajarias. His wife, Lu-Ann Fuentes, a UP graduate and, it turns out, a former student of mine, […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Redefining home

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Look at your home and reflect on how it has changed in its functions. It used to be that the home was mainly a place for the family to eat together and, at the end of the day, sleep in. Some family socialization took place in the home but, before the advent of television, much of social interaction—within the family, with other relatives, friends and neighbors—took place outside. You still see it today even in our cities, where cramped living spaces force families to sit in the street and interact with neighbors.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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