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2009-05-05 17:00:26

If you roll your eyes when people are chatting away on their cell phones in a public place, you're not alone. According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, public cell phone use at times shows disrespect and may impede social interaction."Depending on the situation, cell phone use can be problematic," said Dr. Catherine Romero, assistant professor in the Menninger department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at BCM.  "The manner in which you do it can also have an...

2009-02-05 10:25:04

Does the sight of heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and cuddly teddy bears make you cringe at the idea of spending another Valentine's Day alone? The over-hyped holiday can be hard on singles, said a behavioral sciences expert at Baylor College of Medicine, but there are plenty of ways to channel negative emotions. "If people are fairly content not being in a relationship, then they're not going to be quite as affected by the Valentine's Day hype, but it can be very difficult for single people...