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2013-01-16 16:08:30

Public relations professionals who have provided ethics counsel to senior management are at least as fervent about serving the public interest -- sometimes even more so -- as they are about their duty to their organizations, according to a Baylor University researcher. A new study of 30 senior public relations professionals, most of whom had served as an "organizational conscience," showed the individuals viewed themselves as an "independent voice" in the organization and not "mired by its...

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...

2012-07-18 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:...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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