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A Web-based interactive anthology will provide psychologists, economists, anthropologists, sociologists and other scientists with the latest research methods and tools to address emerging challenges in public health, such ...
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mothers who financially struggle to provide food for their families tend to put themselves at risk for obesity while trying to feed their children, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Duke University challenges a long-held assumption that immigrants are generally healthy before they move to the United States but become less so while living here.
Health Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Attending a financially poor school may have more of an effect on unhealthy adolescent weight than family poverty, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The social, and psychological reasons women have breast implant surgery are complex and multi-faceted says Professor Julie Kent a sociologist from the Center for Health & Clinical Research at UWE Bristol. These considerations, ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania sociologist's study of mixed martial arts competitors found that these men have unique ways of managing fear that actually allow them to exhibit confidence.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The death of a spouse is always a tragedy, but for seniors, that tragedy can spur some significant life changes. And one University of Alberta researcher says the choices they make are something policymakers need to pay attention ...
Health Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Are children as young as five years old so driven by consumerism and fashion that they are in danger of 'losing' their childhood?
Health Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the United States, the blood-alcohol limit may be 0.08 percent, but no amount of alcohol seems to be safe for driving, according to a University of California, San Diego sociologist. A study led by David Phillips and published ...
Health Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Many economists and sociologists have warned of the social dangers of a wide gap between the richest and everyone else. Now, a new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (17) | 204 |
Several years ago, Suparna Rajaram noticed a strange sort of contagion in a couple she was close to. One partner acquired dementia -- and the other lost the nourishing pleasures of joint reminiscence. "When the other person ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 27, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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