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Want to Help Your Partner Stress Less? Listen From the Heart

When we feel supported, we feel less stress. But sometimes we think we are being supportive of a romantic partner and we're not. Who hasn't experienced the self-satisfaction of feeling like we're 'helping' only to find we've only made the situation...
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists Study Mercury Poisoning in Peruvian Forest on Pope’s Itinerary

Pope Francis’ visit to Peru on Jan. 15-22 takes him to the epicenter of the country’s informal and often illegal gold mining industry – the subject of groundbreaking environmental research by Wake Forest University scientists.
12-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Why the Y? Older Adults Need Support for Healthy Weight Loss in 2018

Researchers at Wake Forest University say adults 60+ whose New Year’s resolution is to lose weight succeed with an inexpensive and accessible solution: classes at community fitness centers such as the YMCA.
21-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Year’s Resolution for Older Adults: Lose Weight the Right Way

If shedding some of those extra pounds is your goal for the new year, are you sure you’re losing the right kind of weight? Health and exercise science professor Kristen Beavers of Wake Forest University has a challenge for older adults resolving...
20-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle: Weight Training Beats Cardio for Older Adults

Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle...
1-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Comfortable with Conflict: Wake Forest University Faculty Help Students Navigate Political Divisions

At Wake Forest, faculty are making conscious efforts to help students get comfortable with a healthy degree of conflict as part of their academic and personal growth. Instead of shying away from studying topics that evoke strong – and often...
17-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


$900K NSF Grant Helps Wake Forest Researchers Look for the Big Picture in Big Data

Thanks to a $900,000 award from the National Science Foundation, Wake Forest University researchers are examining how the plant hormone ethylene affects growth and development of the roots of Arabidopsis thaliana, which is a genetic model used to...
9-Oct-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New ‘Molecular Trap’ Cleans More Radioactive Waste From Nuclear Fuel Rods

A new method for capturing radioactive waste from nuclear power plants is cheaper and more effective than current methods, a potential boon for the energy industry, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications.
5-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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20171106dalton511811.jpg, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced plans yesterday to combine forces to manage employees’ health care, with a claim that they will develop technological solutions for simplified, high-quality healthcare. These companies...
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In the post-#MeToo workplace, women may feel reluctant or uncomfortable about initiating a mentoring relationship with a male colleague.
3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST


Wake Forest University Professor Barry Trachtenberg, a nationally recognized expert in Jewish history, will testify before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary next week. Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) invited Trachtenberg to share his...
3-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT


Today is the first day health insurance exchanges begin enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's Wake Forest University health economics expert Christina Marsh Dalton says the shorter enrollment time, the reduction in advertising...
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