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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...more
A pilot study from the Cornell University learns that for healthier nutrition, parents should also receive a nutrition report card.
According to Cornell behavioral economists Brian Wansink and...more
The latest UT Arlington study finds that students attending schools with anti-bullying programs may be more likely to be victims of bullying than children at schools without such...more
A new study in Biological Psychiatry finds that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely get over their attraction to the abused substance.
Krishna Patel at Institute of...more
The University of Nebraska Lincoln's Alternative Service Break group will be rolling out to California this January to gain insight on migrant workers and their impact on the United States economy...more
In a latest research published online in Tobacco Control, back of pack photo or text warnings indicating the hazards of smoking are not that effective on teen smokers, especially for regular...more
In a demographic study of disconnected low-income males, approximately 16.5 million civilian men across the U.S. age 18-44 lived in families with incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty...more
According to a study appearing in Applied Developmental Science, young adults who care for animals may have stronger social relationships and connection to their communities.
Megan Mueller, Ph.D.,...more
A new research funded by The National Institute of Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute finds that a new field called neurogenetics...more
In a recent census, 1.1 million children are at an increased risk of falling behind, dropping out and joining either the criminal justice system or the welfare system by being homeless.