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Early Strength Training Can Decrease Heart Health Risks in Children


Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents, according to results of a new study by a Baylor University professor and a team of researchers.
3/31/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Gratitude, Not ‘Gimme,’ Makes for More Satisfaction, Baylor Study Finds


People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University psychology and business researchers.
3/31/2014 4:50 PM EDT

Nearly Half of Pregnant Low-Income Women Do Not Want to Be Sent Home From Hospital After Diagnosis of False or Early Labor


More than 40 percent of pregnant low-income women discharged from the hospital after a diagnosis of false or early labor did not want to be sent home, with the most common reasons being that they were in too much pain or lived too far away,...
3/17/2014 4:50 PM EDT

Texas Hunger Initiative Releases Texas School Breakfast Report Card for School Year 2012-2013


In conjunction with National School Breakfast Week (March 3-7, 2014), the Texas Hunger Initiative, based out of the Baylor University School of Social Work, has released its Texas School Breakfast Report Card that details school breakfast...
3/3/2014 2:15 PM EST

Vanishing Rural Banks Mean Small Businesses Must Hustle for Loans from Far-Off Banks


Entrepreneurs and owners of small start-up businesses in rural areas must successfully pitch their ventures to “faraway, unknown banking officials” to survive, rather than relying on local lenders as in the past, according to a Baylor University...
2/25/2014 11:20 AM EST

Discovery by Baylor University Researchers Sheds New Light on the Habitat of Early Apes


Baylor University researchers find definitive evidence that early ape Proconsul lived in a closed, canopy forest.
2/19/2014 11:00 AM EST

Baylor, Wellesley Collaboration Expands Digital Collection of Handwritten Browning Letters


Baylor University and Wellesley College have released an expanded collection of more than 4,000 digitized letters written by and to eminent Victorian poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning, whose courtship and marriage made for one of...
2/14/2014 3:00 PM EST

Citizenship Goes Digital: Baylor University Researchers Find Online Gaming Effective in Teaching Civics Education


Baylor University researchers test the effectiveness of an online gaming website to teach civics education.
2/14/2014 12:00 PM EST

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Ukrainian Political Scientist Sergiy Kudelia of Baylor University Is Available to Comment Following Obama's Meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister

3/12/2014 3:00 PM EDT

On Valentine's Day -- and After -- Share the Power, Baylor Psychologist Advises

The most common thing that couples want from each other during a blowup is not a mea culpa but rather the willingness to bend a little and give up some power, according to a Baylor University study.
2/5/2014 5:00 AM EST

State of the Union Address: Obama’s “Go It Alone” Plan Might Displease Some in Congress, Baylor Political Scientist Predicts

1/28/2014 1:00 PM EST

The Super Bowl and the Supernatural: Is God a Performance Enhancer?

More than 20 percent of Americans believe God has a say in sports -- for example, whether the Seahawks beat the Broncos. But that's troubling theology, says a Baylor professor. A survey conducted in January 2014 by the Public Religion Research...
1/27/2014 6:00 PM EST

The Super Bowl: A "Spiritual Sugar High?"

The ultimate play-off is the ultimate unifier, chasing away everyday cares and cutting across cultural, economic and gender lines that divide people, says pop culture observer Greg Garrett of Baylor University. But then what?
1/27/2014 5:00 PM EST

Remembering a Pearl Harbor Hero through Art: African-American Mess Attendant Who Fired on Enemy Planes to be Memorialized

12/2/2013 4:25 PM EST

Trim, Toned and Tranquil: Nutrition, Exercise and Relaxation Experts at Baylor Offer Summertime Strategies


Suggestions for summer diets, exercise and de-stressing are offered by Baylor experts.
6/10/2013 6:00 AM EDT

A Memento for Mother’s Day: Listen Up, Guys

5/6/2013 3:55 PM EDT

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