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2012-09-16 23:02:52

Following the announcement that Baylor hospitals in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, areas would no longer carry sugary drinks or sugar-sweetened sodas, Massage School San Diego has released a top 10 list noting the unhealthiest side effects of soda, in hopes of encouraging better eating and drinking habits. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Baylor hospitals in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas of Texas will no longer provide sugary drinks or sugar-sweetened sodas in facility vending...

2012-08-06 06:24:14

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Laboratories, L.P., part of a global pharmaceutical company exclusively focused on dermatology, has pledged $450,000 to help support the dermatology residency program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. The pledge brings Galderma's support of the program to $900,000 since its inception. The dermatology residency program at Baylor Dallas was initiated by Galderma's initial gift in 2009 that provided the program's first two...

2012-07-18 22:58:27

Baylor University researchers examine restitution vs. apology People are more likely to show forgiving behavior if they receive restitution, but they are more prone to report they have forgiven if they get an apology, according to Baylor University research published in the Journal of Positive Psychology. The study underscores the importance of both restitution and apology and of using multiple measures for forgiveness, including behavior, said Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., an associate...

When Parents Use Methamphetamines Child Abuse and Foster Care Admissions Increase
2012-07-02 12:01:08

Methamphetamine abuse leads to an increase in child abuse and neglect, which causes an increase in foster care admissions, according to a study from Baylor University. The study, published online in the journal Economic Inquiry, found that a 1 percent increase in meth use led to a 1.5 percent increase in foster care admissions. It is the first study to provide evidence for meth abuse's causal effect on foster home admissions. Follow this link to read the entire study:...

2012-06-23 14:21:17

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brittney Griner, who electrified basketball audiences with her two-handed dunks and formidable shot blocking, is the 2012 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of the Honda Cup. Griner was presented the prestigious award Sunday in a live telecast from the ESPN Studios in downtown Los Angeles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120623/LA29579 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111209/LA20211LOGO ) "On the 40th...

2012-06-18 10:24:13

HOUSTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital doctors are taking part in the upcoming 2012 World Rett Syndrome Congress in New Orleans. Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital, will co-chair the Family Education Conference and the Science...

2012-06-18 10:20:08

LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) confirmed today Brittney Griner of Baylor University, Teresa Noyola of Stanford University, and Keilani Ricketts of the University of Oklahoma have been named the Top Three finalists for the 36th Annual Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the prestigious Honda Cup, to be announced live on ESPNU on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. (Logo:...

2012-06-13 14:39:27

Many churches are missing opportunities to involve Christian women in philanthropy, with ministry leaders too often speaking "man to man" – despite the fact that women now control more than 51 percent of personal wealth nationally, according to a 2012 national survey. While Christian women are far more generous than the average person, the report – "Directions in Women's Giving 2012" – shows that many donors feel that church and ministry leaders neglect the role women...

2012-06-06 02:27:39

CHICAGO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Latvia team of computer programming students finished in a tie for 18th place with MIT and Princeton University in last month's 2012 IBM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC). More than 8,500 teams participated from 2,219 universities worldwide. Eduards Kalinicenko, Jevgenijs Vihrovs and Normunds Vilcins competed on the Latvian team. "We are proud of our accomplishments, and we feel we will continue to perform...

2012-05-21 23:56:53

How good are married couples at recognizing each other's emotions during conflicts? In general, pretty good, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher. But if your partner is angry, that might tell more about the overall climate of your marriage than about what your partner is feeling at the moment of the dispute. What's more, "if your partner is angry, you are likely to miss the fact that your partner might also be feeling sad," said Keith Sanford, Ph.D., an associate...