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Wives with a 'Soul Mate' View of Marriage Are Less Likely to Volunteer and May Deter Husbands From Doing So, Too

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Wives who have a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well.

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Research Finds Zika Virus Can Live for Hours on Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces

The Zika virus is most commonly transmitted in humans as the result of a bite from an infected mosquito or from an infected human to another human. What is not well known is that the virus also can be transmitted via the environment if an individual is pricked with an infected needle or has an open cut and comes in contact with the live virus. While there are no known cases to date of the general public being infected with the Zika virus through the environment, there has been at least one documented case of laboratory acquired Zika virus infection.

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Voting Day Round-Up! Research and Experts on 2016 Election

click to view recent experts and research related to the 2016 Election

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Welcome Home. Who Are You?

Those first holidays with college freshmen returning home can be exciting . . . and frustrating. Here's how to cope.

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Transition From Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time Leads to Depressions, VA Tech Expert Advises on Clown Craze, Powerful People Are Less Decisive, and More in the Psychology and Psychiatry News Source

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American Academy of Pediatrics Announces New Recommendations for Children's Media Use

The nation's largest group of pediatricians provides new set of recommendations and resources, including an interactive media use planning tool, to help families balance digital and real life.

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Winning the War on Stink Bugs

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Researchers Identify Link Between Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Physicians and researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury.

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Parents Learn Plan A, B and C to Solve Their Children's Behavior Problems

Youth Villages, a national nonprofit organization helping more than 23,000 children, young people and families this year is using evidence-based Collaborative Problem Solving as part of a sweeping rethinking about what really makes kids act out, get into trouble with alcohol, drugs or sex, or even turn to violence or suicide. The partnership with Think: Kids includes a research component to further the evidence base in how to best help the most vulnerable children.

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Planning, Preparation Help Ease Stress of Powerful Storm

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Empty shelves of bread and canned goods aren’t just a sign of last-minute hurricane cravings—the purchases are also a coping mechanism, says a University of Georgia weather and climate psychologist.

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Today’s Parents Spend More Time with Their Kids Than Moms and Dads Did 50 Years Ago

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Guilt-ridden busy moms and dads take heart: Mothers – and fathers – across most Western countries are spending more time with their children than parents did in the mid-’60s, according to a University of California, Irvine study. And time spent with kids is highest among better-educated parents – a finding that somewhat surprised study co-author Judith Treas, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of sociology.

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Survey: Half of Kids in Families Studied Spend Time in Households with Firearms

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A study of parents by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that about half of the children whose parents were surveyed spend time in homes that have firearms.

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UofL Research Shows Presence of Children in the Home Did Not Motivate Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke

Luz Huntington-Moskos, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.N., UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published findings in the journal Public Health Nursing that show the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer.

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Biofuels Are Not Carbon Neutral, Predicting Jellyfish, Health Issues From Fracking, and More in the Environment News Source

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Is Divorce Seasonal? UW Research Shows Biannual Spike in Divorce Filings

University of Washington sociologists have found what is believed to be the first quantitative evidence of a seasonal, biannual pattern of divorce filings. The researchers analyzed filings in Washington state over a 14-year period and found that filing consistently peaked in March and August, the periods following winter and summer holidays.

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What’s Easier: Turning Off Water Indoors or Outside?

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Apparently, it’s more convenient to Florida residents to save water while brushing their teeth than to cut back on lawn irrigation, according to a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences report.

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What “Cover Crops” Could Home Gardeners Consider in the Fall?

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Cover crops offer many choices, many benefits

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Life in the Empty Nest: Four Tips to Help Parents Make the Adjustment

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Change will come as students move from their homes to college campuses across the nation these next few weeks. For the parents left behind, that pivot to the “empty nest” and a new stage in life can spark myriad emotions and some challenging moments, said Becky Scott, M.S.W, lecturer in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. She offers four tips to help parents adjust when their children transition to college.

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Recording Selfies While Brushing Teeth Can Improve Oral Health Care Skills

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Recording smart phone video “selfies” of tooth-brushing can help people learn to improve their oral health care techniques, according to a new study.

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CMS Releases the News: Independence at Home Improves Care and Lowers Cost in Second Year Performance Results

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) is pleased that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the exceptionally good news: The Independence at Home (IAH) Medicare Demonstration practices continued to improve care and lower costs in Year 2 of its second performance year.







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