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Resolve Hidden Shame with Humor

March 17th, 2014
Resolve Hidden Shame with HumorHidden shame can be the most damaging emotion and is believed to be the force behind many of the behaviors that occur in our current society. In fact, the words “shame ...

Deaths from Alzheimer’s May Be Underestimated

March 7th, 2014
Deaths from Alzheimer’s May Be UnderestimatedNew research suggests many more people die from Alzheimer’s disease each year than what is reported on death certificates. Accurate reporting of cause of death is important for determining potential epidemics ...

Arrest in Domestic Violence Cases Linked to Early Death in Victims

March 2nd, 2014
Arrest in Domestic Violence Cases Linked to Early Death in VictimsNew research has found that domestic violence victims whose partners were arrested were 64 percent more likely to die early -- and not from ...

Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Disadvantages for Black Men

March 1st, 2014
Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Disadvantages for Black MenGreater childhood adversity may explain why black men are less healthy than white men, according to new research. The new study, published in the Journal of Health and ...

In U.S., Job Search’s Personal Tone Can Take Its Toll

February 3rd, 2014
In U.S., Job Search's Personal Tone Can Take Its TollIt can still be hard to land a new job these days, and according to a new study, the United States' hiring process is far more ...

Religiosity Means Love of Neighbor If Values Line Up

January 27th, 2014
Religiosity Means Love of Neighbor If Values Line UpA tenet of Christianity is to “love thy neighbor” -- but what happens if your neighbor is different? A different race, nationality, or sexual orientation, and has dissimilar overall ...

Study Finds Executions Do Little to Heal Victims’ Families

January 26th, 2014
Study Finds Executions Do Little to Heal Victims' FamiliesA new study suggests that the primary reason people say they support the death penalty is based on an incorrect assumption -- that the death of ...

Americans Tend to Blame Themselves for Obesity

January 23rd, 2014
Americans Tend to Blame Themselves for ObesityAmerican policymakers have targeted the fast food industry as a leading influence on the obesity epidemic. A new study, however, discovers Americans actually blame themselves for the problem, providing an ...

For Gay Youth, Social Change Adds Value to Support Campaign

January 20th, 2014
For Gay Youth, Social Change Adds Value to Support CampaignAnalyzing YouTube video messages from the "It Gets Better" campaign aimed at gay youth, researchers found this group was most comforted by messages that not ...

Bias Found In Aggressive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

January 6th, 2014
Bias Found In Aggressive Treatment of Parkinson's DiseaseA new report suggests female, black and Asian patients with Parkinson’s disease are less likely to receive deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery. DBS is a proven intervention to ...