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Envy, Thy Name Is Youth
Know someone with great looks, plenty of friends and a hot romance If you re under 30, there s a good chance you envy that person, new research says. The study found that the younger the person, the more likely they were to experience envy. About 80 percent of those younger than 30 said they d experienced envy in the last year, according to the survey. But, that doesn t mean that people over 30 are immune to the emotion. The study, which included more than ...
Healthday - Sat. Nov 14
Meeting transportation needs will improve lives of those with ASD, their famil...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - An integrated approach to providing access to reliable and safe transportation is needed for adults on the autism spectrum and their families, according to a new Rutgers study that offers recommendations for removing barriers to better mobility. The Rutgers report addresses transportation obstacles that those with autism spectrum disorders ASD and other developmental disabilities, and their families, must overcome to carry out their d ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 14
Resilient Family Outcomes Through Polyaffectivity
If family success is conceived of as remaining in the exact same relationship form until one of the partners dies, then very few relationships -- polyamorous or monogamous -- are successful. If, however, family success is conceived as the ability to meet people s changing needs and retain a familial connection even when the sexual connection no longer persists, then many polyamorists are able to build successful and resilient relationships. In this blog, I ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Nov 13
Are There any Feminists in Hollywood?
With the release of Gloria Steinem s new book her first in 20 years I can t help but reflect on how feminism has evolved over the years. How has society advanced regarding women s equality While Hollywood is in no way the sole reflection of society, it does serve as a very visible and influential barometer for what is happening in the larger culture. In looking at gender roles and depictions of women in Hollywood, I can t help but bemoan, who and where are ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Nov 13
Child abuse rises in connection with soldiers' deployments
Children under age two may be at heightened risk for abuse and neglect during the six months immediately following a parent s return from deployment in the U.S. Army, and the risk may rise among Army families with soldiers who are deployed more than once. Researchers from the PolicyLab at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP performed one of the largest longitudinal retrospective studies analyzing child abuse and neglect among Army families. Suppor ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Seniors expend as much energy as Tour de France cyclists
Well-trained seniors expend as much energy as Tour de France cyclists. New Danish research shows that age is no obstacle to performing at a maximum for a longer period of time. The Department of Biomedicine and the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen are behind this new research. Is there a limit with ageing to human energetic performance This was previously an open question, but now researchers from the Department of Biomedicine and t ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Lead exposure impacts children's sleep
PHILADELPHIA November 12, 2015 - A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Penn Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood are associated with increased risk for sleep problems and excessive daytime sleepiness in later childhood. This is the first longitudinal, population-based study that investigated early lead exposure to sleep problems. The findings are set for publication in the December issue of SLEEP , but ca ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Have an apple-shaped body? You may be more susceptible to binge eating
Women with apple-shaped bodies - those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions - may be at particular risk for the development of eating episodes during which they experience a sense of loss of control, according to a new study from Drexel University. The study also found that women with greater fat stores in their midsections reported being less satisfied with their bodies, which may contribute to loss-of-control eating. This stud ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Living liver donors satisfied with donation process says study
A study of living liver donors found donors were highly satisfied with the donation process. Findings published in Liver Transplantation , a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, indicate most donors would donate again, independent of any complications from transplantation. Hepatitis viral infection, obesity, and alcohol abuse if not treated can lead to end-stage liver disease, which requires liver transplantation for surviva ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect
Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may have a higher risk of abuse or neglect during and just after a parent is deployed abroad, a new study finds. The findings are not that surprising because a family experiences enormous stress when a soldier goes off on a deployment, said Dr. Bob Sege, a pediatrician specializing in child abuse and vice president of Health Resources in Action, in Boston. The men and women who go off to fight for us are doing very admi ...
Healthday - Fri. Nov 13
Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease
Although more than one million Americans have type 1 diabetes, most people don t understand the toll it can take on daily living. It would be easier to tell you how diabetes doesn t affect my life, said Meri Schuhmacher-Jackson, a mother of four sons -- three with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes affects every aspect of our lives. It looks invisible from the outside. But, it s anything but invisible for us. There s a hamster running on a wheel in your brai ...
Healthday - Fri. Nov 13
Why the Freelance Economy Is a Social Tragedy in the Making
They were only five words, but I won t soon forget them. On the day I retired from the corporate world, in March 2012, I was speaking with another longtime executive, a friend at the company who also happened to be retiring that same day. He was the kind of retirement industry expert who had literally testified before Congress on behalf of the company several times on industry issues. He d probably forgotten more about retirement matters than I d ever know ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 12
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