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Article ID: 718852

Genetic Mutation Appears to Protect Some People from Deadly MRSA

Duke Health

An inherited genetic tendency appears to increase the likelihood that a person can successfully fight off antibiotic-resistant staph infections, according to a study led by Duke Health researchers.

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11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718839

Victims of domestic violence often stuck with financial debt

Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University uncovers the troubling financial situation women face due to “coerced debt” their partners place in their names, jeopardizing their chances of starting over and building a life of their own.

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11-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Unmarried Patients Less Likely to Survive Cancer as Bias Drives Treatments

Article ID: 718697

Unmarried Patients Less Likely to Survive Cancer as Bias Drives Treatments

University of Delaware

Unmarried patients with cancer are less likely to get potentially life-saving surgery or radiotherapy than their married counterparts, raising the concern that medical providers may be relying on stereotypes that discount sources of social support other than a current spouse. That's the conclusion reached by the University of Delaware's Joan DelFattore, a professor emerita who combined her personal experience as an unmarried patient with her skills as a researcher to publish a peer-reviewed article in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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9-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Article ID: 718534

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

University of Georgia

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

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6-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718469

Beliefs About Uncommitted Sex May Put Marriages at Risk

Florida State University

In a study published today in the journal Psychological Science, researchers outline several factors that can contribute to a marriage’s long-term happiness or dissolution.

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4-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718143

Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Michigan State University

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated, with divorced men showing a greater disadvantage than divorced women.

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28-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 718056

Intimate Partner Violence Against Women Creates Economic Hardship, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Women who experience intimate partner violence, including physical, emotional, and controlling abuse, are more likely to suffer material hardship – the inability to purchase food, housing, utilities, medical care or other needs for a healthy life, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717650

Parent-Targeted Interventions in Primary Care Setting Improve Parent-Teen Communication on Alcohol Use, Sexual Behavior

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related behavior. This method may offer an important strategy for parents to influence adolescent behaviors and health outcomes.

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19-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717349

Teens feel pressured to get pregnant

Michigan State University

Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion - a form of abuse in which a woman is pressured to become pregnant against her wishes. Heather McCauley, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, and co-researchers found nearly one in eight females between ages 14 and 19 experienced reproductive coercion within the last three months.

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12-Aug-2019 2:50 PM EDT

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