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2009-08-24 23:15:22

Women are more risk averse than men when it comes to making important financial decisions, which in turn can affect their career choices, U.S.

2009-08-24 14:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle of the sexes rages on, this time from the trading floor.

2009-08-17 15:54:10

As a new mother herself, Brenda Lohman admits to being shocked by the results of a new study she co-authored. It found that among nearly 1,000 low-income families in three major cities, one in four children between the ages of 11 and 16 reported having sex, with their first sexual intercourse experience occurring at the average age of 12.77.

2009-08-10 15:01:22

Even with growing progress toward gender equality in the workplace, women continue to carry the most responsibility for family care, a load that according to a new study could indicate why women report more sleep disruption than men.

2009-06-09 00:57:50

Both boys and girls have learning issues, but those affecting boys in school are more serious and have been neglected, a U.S.

2009-05-25 07:54:43

It is well known that people use head motion during conversation to convey a range of meanings and emotions, and that women use more active head motion when conversing with each other than men use when they talk with each other.

2009-02-12 09:14:06

Women have traditionally been viewed as being more social and cooperative than men. However, there is recent evidence that this may not be the case.

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2009-01-20 14:11:21

New research may be able to explain why men are more capable of watching what they eat than women.

2009-01-12 09:40:07

If you're over 45 and need a kidney, it's better to be a man.

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2008-11-18 08:00:00

Results of a recent survey of sexual attitudes among boys and girls has led British researchers to recommended that health care providers include discussions about alcohol when talking about sexual health with adolescents.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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