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2013-09-03 10:58:46

A gap in earnings between male and female U.S. physicians has persisted over the last 20 years, according to a research letter by Seth A. Seabury, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and colleagues. Using nationally representative data from the March Current Population Survey (CPS) from 1987 to 2010, the researchers estimated trends in the male-female earnings gap among physicians, other health care workers, and workers overall. The sample included 1,334,894...

2013-08-27 23:02:40

Co-founder of lesbian-feminism, Judy Grahn is Professor of Women's Spirituality at Sofia University. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Sofia University is proud to announce the 2013 USA Book of the Year Award nomination for Professor Judy Grahn. Her book titled A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet is a memoir about Judy’s life growing up in Las Cruces, New Mexico and the process of discovering her identity as she emerged as one of the most inspirational and...

2013-08-17 23:03:09

As noted in a recent New York Times article focusing on the top candidates to replace Ben Bernanke as the chairman of the Federal Reserve, the issue of gender is still very much in play in the work world. That comes as no surprise to FPMG, a performance management firm, which believes overcoming gender differences starts with communication, realizing that men and women have vastly different ways of relating to others…and judiciously using that knowledge. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2013...

2013-08-15 23:02:07

In a period of only 30 days and tracking through third party sites such as Facebook ads as well as Google Analytics, the EliteCollection.net reached over 17,000,000 potential hotel guests. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 TheElitecollection.net launched in May of 2013 is seeing unprecedented results online from users. In a period of only 30 days and tracking through third party sites such as Facebook ads as well as Google Analytics, the EliteCollection.net reached over...

2013-08-14 23:21:56

Now available for download, the OUT! app is revolutionizing how members of the LGBTQ community share their stories and experiences. Developed by Tanya Tsikanovsky and Tommy Sondgroth, the app has already received all the praise. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 On the heels of the groundbreaking DOMA decision and the elimination of Proposition 8, there is now a way for members of the LGBTQ community, and their allies, to share and provide support to one another through the use of a...

2013-08-13 10:51:29

A woman's work is never done — or so the saying goes. Though women still do about two thirds of household chores, the division of labor may depend on what her mate does for a living. New research by University of Notre Dame Sociologist Elizabeth Aura McClintock shows that when married or cohabiting men are employed in heavily female occupations — like teaching, childcare work, or nursing — they spend more time doing housework, compared to when they are employed in traditionally male...

2013-08-13 10:48:40

Chapman University’s David Frederick will present new research at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association that examines men’s and women’s beliefs about who should pay for dates during courtship, and how couples actually go about splitting expenses. The paper, Who Pays for Dates? Following versus Challenging Conventional Gender Norms, contains survey data from more than 17,000 participants; a quarter of whom also provided written commentaries to explain their...


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2005-09-07 20:47:43

The housefly (Musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies; it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases. Physical description The adults are 5-8 mm long. Their thorax is grayish, with four dark longitudinal lines on the back. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish. The whole body is covered with hair. They have reddish compound eyes. The females are slightly larger than the...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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