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Examining Grandparents in the U.S.

Grandparents are an important source of both financial and non-financial support for families. But, surprisingly little is known about this group. Most research is limited to those grandparents who live with their grandchildren, ignoring the vast...
5-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Appreciation for Fat Jokes, Belief in Obese Stereotypes Linked

From movies to television, obesity is still considered “fair game” for jokes and ridicule. A new study from researchers at Bowling Green State University took a closer look at weight-related humor to see if anti-fat attitudes played into a...
30-Jul-2014 12:40 PM EDT

Symposia to Discuss Analysis of Same-Sex Couples

Scholarly and media attention to same-sex relationships has skyrocketed in recent years. Yet social science research has not kept pace with the patterns and implications of same-sex relationships in the contemporary context. Bowling Green State...
13-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Addicted to Tanning?

They keep tanning, even after turning a deep brown and experiencing some of the negative consequences. Skin cancer is among the most common, preventable types of the disease, yet many continue to tan to excess.
19-Feb-2014 9:30 AM EST

Living Alone on the Rise

More people than ever are living alone. That’s according to a new family profile from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University. Researchers found the percentage of households with just one...
5-Dec-2013 1:00 PM EST

New Research Shows Benefit of Interval Training for Women

Interval training is a well-known way to get the maximum benefits of exercise in the shortest amount of time. New research shows that when it comes to running, women may get more out of high intensity interval training (HIIT) than their male...
27-Aug-2013 10:20 AM EDT

New Research Shows Weight a Factor in Graduate School Admissions

Want to go to graduate school? Your weight could determine whether or not you receive an offer of admission.
22-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Marriage Rate Lowest in a Century

Fewer women are getting married and they’re waiting longer to tie the knot when they do decide to walk down the aisle. That’s according to a new Family Profile from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green...
18-Jul-2013 1:40 PM EDT

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