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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 07/2010

Marriage Gets In The Way

| Posted 07.03.2010 | Healthy Living

What does marriage have to do with it? The text on this rest-area condom-vending machine reads, in relevant part: "The best method of AIDS prevention...

Mammography's Income Gradient

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Healthy Living

Women with more money are healthier, generally, and new data from the CDC shows a strong relationship between income and regular mammography for women over age 49.

What's Your T?

| Posted 07.14.2010 | Healthy Living

Woman + (man * testosterone) = divorce? Or, the search for a number in the testosterone-divorce connection. Anneli Rufus at the Daily Beast offers a...

Anti-Gay Authority on the Rocks

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Politics

I apologize for the sarcastic tone here. It's just been very exasperating these last few weeks to see the Catholic church turning against social chang...

For Families, And...?

| Posted 07.20.2010 | Politics

Someone should tell President Obama about Unmarried and Single Americans Week, coming up Sept. 19-25. USA Week doesn't get much attention, and the th...

Young, Educated and Gender-Gapped

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Healthy Living

The 2009 gender gap among full-time workers was 19.8 percent. Women earn 80.2 of men's earnings. But in certain niches and demographic groups, the gap is smaller or even reversed.

Police Your Teens, Or Else?

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Healthy Living

According to the latest research, unsupervised hanging out is nothing but trouble. But trouble is, what trouble? Or, compared to what? New research i...

Institutional Discrimination Is Bad for Mental Health

| Posted 07.30.2010 | Politics

The culture wars are all fun and games until someone's mental health is damaged. Here's new evidence that's what's happening. In the 2004 election cy...