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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Saudi Arabian health officials are bracing for the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca expected to draw more than two million Muslims from around the world.
This year's pilgrimage, set to begin on Oct. 24, will come one month after the discovery of a SARS-like virus linked to the death of a Saudi man earlier this year. Another man, who is from Qatar, but had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, is in critical condition with the same infection. read more ≫
Facebook.com/OfficialArtGarfunkelPageArt Garfunkel's return from the vocal troubles that sidelined him from performing for more than two years hasn't exactly gone as smoothly as he'd hoped. After playing his first scheduled show this year, an August 11 gig in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee had to postpone a bunch of subsequent concerts because of what he describes as a severe cold. Now, Garfunkel, who recently released an acclaimed two-CD compilation titled, simply, The Singe read more ≫
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Children between the ages of 2 and 11 are viewing social aggression on television at rates far greater than what many parents may realize, new research indicates.
In a study published Thursday in the Journal of Communication, researchers aimed to understand the role media plays in children's psychosocial development. They found that among the 50 most popular television shows for 2 to 11 year olds as ranked by Nielsen Media Research, 92 percent of the programs contained some social aggression, both verbal and non-verbal forms. read more ≫