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Beards may be in, but not for long

OPINION: If you haven’t been outdoors in a few years, you might not have noticed that beards are back. Back in such ...

Are Women in Iran Who Use Facebook Less Likely to Wear a Veil?

New Rochelle, NY —Use of social media such as Facebook can influence attitudes and behaviors among people of all countries and cultures. ...

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous. ... Full story

Physical activity is beneficial for late-life cognition

Physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in old age, according to a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. Those who engaged in physical activity at least twice a week had a lower risk of dementia than those who were less active. ... Full story

Families at risk because of fuel poverty

Families living in South Yorkshire are vulnerable to the effects of fuel poverty because of a complex network of factors and priorities, health and social care experts at Sheffield Hallam University have concluded. ... Full story

Lack of exercise adds to women’s healthcare costs

Active women cost health system less. ... Full story

The fatty acid composition in blood reflects the quality of dietary fat and carbohydrates in children

Recently published research in the University of Eastern Finland found that fatty acid composition in blood is not only a biomarker for the quality of dietary fat but also reflects the quality of dietary carbohydrates. ... Full story

Which Couples Who Meet on Social Networking Sites Are Most Likely to Marry?

New Rochelle, NY — Approximately 7% of Americans married between 2005-2012 met on social networking sites. How those couples compare to couples who met through other types of online meetings or the “old-fashioned” way in terms of age, race, frequency of Internet use, and other factors is explored in an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking website. ... Full story

Military Spouse Study Finds High Number of Female Spouses Underemployed

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) have announced the results of a national study focused on military spouse employment. The presentation will be made on Feb. 12 at MOAA's Military Spouse Symposium in San Antonio, hosted in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co. ... Full story

The way leaders are assessed is determined by stereotypes – and emotions

Women do not apply to “male-sounding” job postings ... Full story

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