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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...

2012-07-18 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:...

2012-06-13 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...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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