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Americans Hold High Opinion Of Colleges

Posted 03.02.2012 | College

Americans across party lines have a pretty high opinion of colleges. In a new Pew Research Center poll, only small businesses and technology compan...

Eating Disorders Caused By Nutrition/Fitness Education In Schools? I'm Not Buying It

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Education
Bettina Elias Siegel

Schools are where our children spend the bulk of their waking hours. Accordingly, what happens at school undoubtedly shapes a child's lifelong health habits, for good or for ill.

Casino Industry Accounts For Significant Slice Of U.S. Economy: Study

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

As the U.S. economy sagged, gambling was there to try and prop it up. At least that's the finding of the American Gaming Association. The trade ass...

Towards a Better Understanding of Climate Effects on Species

Astrid Caldas | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

No species exists on its own; rather, an unknown number of interactions such as competition for food and habitat and spatial displacement are constantly happening, and in turn affecting the status of said species.

Why Is It So hard To Make The Life Changes We Seek?

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

Are you looking to be a happier, more productive, more successful person? Are you in the market for self-help? Then the better advice is stop putting so much effort into finding your "authentic" self. Learn to embrace the self as flexible.

Can Cocktails Save Your Life?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.04.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

While too much is definitely too much, a surprising number of new studies suggest that moderate alcohol consumption can actually benefit our health and help us live longer than drinking no alcohol at all.

Arguing With Mom Protects Teens From Peer Pressure

m.theatlantic.com | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Adolescents who are comfortable expressing their opinions at home can more easily resist negative influences to use drugs or alcohol....

Be Careful Who You Smile At!

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

According to a new study, men aren't on to how the other sex thinks.

Is That Lad Mag or Sex Offender Lingo? It's Hard to Judge

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 02.14.2012 | Media
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

When psychologists presented study participants with descriptions of women quoted straight from men's mags, as well as comments from convicted rapists, most could not differentiate the source of the quotes.

Lack of Paid Sick Days May Claim Latino Lives

Elisa Batista | Posted 02.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Elisa Batista

To Latino workers, really, all American workers, I say enough is enough. We can't afford to see what will happen the next time a flu pandemic sweeps our nation.

Why Divorce May Not Be 'The End' After All

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 12.21.2011 | Divorce

Turns out that divorce may not be "the end" for many couples after all. According to one new study, a significant number of divorcing parents were ...

The Art of Memorization

Uloop | Posted 12.20.2011 | College
Uloop

Why make your life any more difficult than it needs to be? Using the right study techniques can drastically reduce the amount of time required to study and get you a better grade in the process.

POLL: Do Clothes Reflect Your Race?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

Do clothes reflect your race? This is the question being explored in a new study entitled “Looking the Part: Social Status Cues Shape Race Perce...

What Does Makeup Mean To You?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

For some women, wearing lipstick is integral to feeling feminine, which may explain why the average woman eats seven pounds of lipstick in a lifetime....

What We're Really Watching When We Watch TV

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology

So much for must-see TV. Forty percent of tablet and smartphone owners said they regularly use their mobile devices while watching television, acc...

Study Of Blue Light Police Cameras Finds Crime Deterrence Depends On Police Response

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

A new study on the effectiveness of blue light police cameras found that crime rates do decrease as camera presence increases, but that poor video qua...

Her Nether Regions: What's Normal?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.25.2011 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

A study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has declared that most women seeking genital cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of their inner lips do not have oversized or misshapen labia minora.

Latino Men On Health Information

Posted 10.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Fox News Latino A new study from Utah University found that Latino males want health information but in a more specific and accessible format. R...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Is College Worth It? Later Earnings Tied To Major, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.04.2011 | College

Later this summer, as millions of students around the country return to college, many will question the value of their investment. But according to a ...

When Bullying Takes A Toll On Children's Health

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

The perception surrounding obesity is that it's caused by a lack of exercise and overeating, however, the condition is often driven by other factors, one of which is bullying.

Maybe Men Are the More Romantic Gender

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Looking for something hot to do this weekend? Why don't you get carnal and... cuddle? A recent study involving more than 1,000 couples suggests that it's quite important for -- men.

Man's Best Friend -- With Benefits

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

It's well known that dogs are "man's best friend" -- and now we have science to prove it. The emotional benefits of pet ownership can be equal to t...

On The Soccer Field, Women Aren't Faking It

Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

Turns out that when it comes to sports injuries, women aren't faking it. Female soccer players are half as likely to fake an injury as their male c...

Pigeons May Be Awkward, But Study Says They Never Forget A Face

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

A word to the wise: Never double-cross a pigeon. The pesky breed of bird characterized by its large body and small head is capable of recognizing a...

Laura Stampler

Men Don't Recognize 'Benevolent' Sexism: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women

Do most people recognize sexism in their daily lives? And what does it take to get them to shake their sexist beliefs? In a recent study titled "Se...