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Article ID: 693194

Video: What Are Your Odds of Going Into Poverty?

Washington University in St. Louis

What are your odds of going into poverty? Mark Rank, the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has developed a unique calculator that can determine an American’s expected risk of poverty based on their race, education level, gender, marital status and age.

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19-Apr-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693098

Study Suggests Social Workers Could Help Families Navigate Foreclosure, Protect the American Dream

Case Western Reserve University

In a qualitative study, researchers focused on Cleveland service providers who shared how foreclosure affects their clients. The research was recently published in The Journal of Contemporary Social Services.

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18-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693009

Adolescents’ Cooking Skills Strongly Predict Future Nutritional Well-Being

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Evidence suggests that developing cooking and food preparation skills is important for health and nutrition, yet the practice of home cooking is declining and now rarely taught in school. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that developing cooking skills as a young adult may have long-term benefits for health and nutrition.

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17-Apr-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692860

Child Marriage Occurs in the US and Threatens the Wellbeing of Girls and Boys Nationwide, UCLA Researchers Report

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

According to a new report by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, approximately 78,400 children in the U.S. are or have been married.

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16-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692740

Study: Hotels Need to Be Home Smart Home

University of Delaware

A new study by the University of Delaware has found that hotels need to be more than a "home away from home" in order to satisfy guests. The survey showed that when it comes to technology, hotels should be competing with their customers' homes, not other hotels.

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12-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692624

Sitting Is Bad for Your Brain – Not Just Your Metabolism or Heart

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Sitting, like smoking, increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death. Researchers at UCLA wanted to see how sedentary behavior influences brain health, especially regions of the brain that are critical to memory formation.

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11-Apr-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692400

Violence Prevention Research Program Releases #WhatYouCanDo to Help Reduce Gun Violence

UC Davis Health

What You Can Do, launched today by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, offers information and support for providers looking for ways to reduce firearm injury and death, particularly among patients at elevated risk.

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6-Apr-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692385

Sexting: A Q&A on How to Talk to Your Children About Sharing Digital Content with Others

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A UAB pediatrician offers her advice for handling tricky conversations with your children about appropriate digital device use and sexting.

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6-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 667765

A New Drug for Pediatric Cancer, Four-Legged Help, Neurocognitive Side Effects in Young Leukemia Survivors, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Newswise

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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30-Mar-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691830

Study: Parental Conflict Can Do Lasting Damage to Kids

University of Vermont

New research published in the current issue of the Journal of Personal and Social Relationships shows that the emotional processing of children whose parent argue frequently can be adversely affected, with potentially long term adverse consequences.

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28-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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