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Good Relationships with Parents May Benefit Children’s Health Decades Later


Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later — but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor University...
16-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Death Industry' in U.S. Has Ignored Growing Latino Population Too Long, Study Finds


Death research in the United States mostly overlooks bereavement customs of those who are not Anglo-Protestants, says a Baylor University researcher. She hopes to correct that — beginning with a study of Catholic Latino communities, who often hold...
13-Sep-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex Presents National Geographic Sacred Journeys Oct. 1 through Dec. 31


Each year, more than 330 million people around the world journey to sacred places to perform acts of devotion, express faith or seek enlightenment or healing. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, visitors to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will...
7-Sep-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Featured as Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens in D.C. Sept. 24


When the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C., an exhibit featuring African-American musical history will include materials from a Baylor University...
7-Sep-2016 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sub-Saharan Africans Are Satisfied with Their Sex Lives


People in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives, with the most common rating — reported by 18 percent of survey respondents — being a perfect “10,” according to Baylor...
18-Aug-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Employers Who Promote Ethics Should Reward Workers Who Exhibit Them, Baylor Study Finds


Building a business reputation from the inside out — with employees giving a company high marks as an ethical place to work — is increasingly being hailed as a way to get a leg up on the competition, right alongside customer service and quality...
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chubby Chums vs. Petite Pals: Heavy People More at Ease Socializing with Stocky Folks, but It Can Hinder Weight Loss, Study Finds


People trying to shed pounds — but who hang out with heavier pals regularly — are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher.
16-Aug-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Diet Plan Isn’t Working? New Baylor Research Explains Why


Dieters tend to adopt the wrong strategies, often planning to ditch their favorite foods and replace them with less-desirable options, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Conversely, successful dieters...
12-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor Law School: ‘100 Million Americans Can’t Afford Legal Services. What Can We Do About It?’


More than 100 million poor and middle-income Americans cannot afford representation for basic human needs, according to the ABA. A new Baylor Law School program provides a business strategy to help the public find affordable legal services by...
16-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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


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...
10-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Six Tips to Help Students Choose a Major


Students are often allowed to enter college under the designation “undecided,” but they should try to declare a major sooner rather than later in order to graduate on time, said Amy Ames, assistant director of professional development in Baylor...
4-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Baylor Sleep Expert Gives Six Tips to Switch Students From Summer to School Schedules


Students soon will leave behind the lazy summer days and go back to school, leaping — or crawling — out of bed when the alarm clock goes off. Baylor University sleep expert Michael Scullin, Ph.D., offers ways to make the transition.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Gun Control Can't Stop Such "Low-Tech Horror" as Truck Attack in France, Says Baylor Terrorism Scholar


15-Jul-2016 11:30 AM EDT

Baylor Expert Can Discuss Positives — and Perils — of Sharing Tragedies, Hot-button Issues on Social Media


11-Jul-2016 3:30 PM EDT

Think You Know The American Revolution? Read These Five Books This Fourth of July, Professor Says


This Fourth of July marks the 240th anniversary of the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted. This year, in addition to firing up the grill and donning red, white and blue, why not pick up a book with a patriotic theme?
30-Jun-2016 4:25 PM EDT

Zika Mosquitoes Differ From West Nile Mosquitoes, ‘Bite At All Times Of The Day,’ National Expert Says


In the following Q&A, Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and nationally recognized expert on mosquitoes, provides an update on national and statewide (Texas) efforts and gives tips to...
21-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT

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