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Sexist Tweets Spark Violence Against Women
Tweets reflecting disparaging attitudes toward women are more than just words. They are linked to increases in domestic abuse.
Even Little Girls Ask for Less
By age 8 girls begin to ask for less when negotiating with men, raising the question of how they will fare when they enter the workplace.
Media Violence and Mass Shootings
As depictions of violence in the media go up, so does gun violence. There are things you can do to break the cycle, especially in kids.
A Questionable Treatment for Low Sexual Desire
Women experiencing low libido may be prescribed a drug with few benefits, based on suspect research, for a disorder that no longer exists.
The Pandemic Pushes Moms Out of the Workforce
School closures may be good for public health, but they wreak havoc on women's work lives, causing stress and undermining years of progress.
Screen Time Linked to Disordered Eating
More of children’s attention is commanded by screens than ever before, increasing the risk of a common eating disorder.
Who, Me? Susceptible to Online Health Misinformation?
Some people are more likely to believe health claims are true when they aren't. Are you one of them? Here's how to pick up on sketchy info.
Summer Camp and COVID
Parents wondering whether summer camp is in the cards for their children this summer will want to see what a Duke University study found.
An Online Nudge Toward Healthier Food Purchases
In addition to being convenient and COVID-free, shopping online has the potential to help you make better food choices. Here's how.
Senior Fitness — Easier than You Think
The exercise needed to keep seniors mobile and independent can be accomplished by doing daily household chores, gardening,or taking a walk.
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