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Article ID: 703568

Studies Examine Sexual and Reproductive Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Women in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda are often pressured by family and through societal expectations to have more children, but commonly resort to covert or indirect means of contraception to maintain some reproductive autonomy. This is a central finding from a cross-country study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Article ID: 703569

News Brief: 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

At the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda, taking place Nov. 12 to 15, 2018, there will be four new research findings presented. The 2018 ICFP is co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, which is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Rwanda.

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Article ID: 704036

Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care

University of Illinois at Chicago

Parents and their adolescent children actually agree with each other about preventive care and confidential medical services, except for around abortion. Doctors, however, have a different opinion.

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14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703966

Helping Children Handle Scary News

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in mind so parents can be better equipped to help their children handle scary news.

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14-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703596

Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

Ohio State University

A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners – married or cohabiting – often follow the same path.Results suggest that mothers may pass on personality traits and relationship skills that make their children more or less likely to form stable relationships.

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8-Nov-2018 6:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703895

Tips to Make Holiday Meals Enjoyable and Safe for People with Food Allergies

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Enjoying good times around the holiday table can sometimes be difficult for people with food allergies.

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13-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703823

Women Favor Daughters, Men Favor Sons Despite Socioeconomic Status

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers-led experimental study found that women prefer and invest more in daughters, while men favor and invest more in their sons. The study of gender biases appears in the journal Scientific Reports.

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13-Nov-2018 4:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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