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2011-03-16 00:00:30

The 50-50 Rule refers to the average age (50) when siblings are caring for their parents as well as the need for brothers and sisters to share in the plans for care 50-50. Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network reveals that an inability to work together often leads to one sibling becoming responsible for the bulk of caregiving in 43 percent of families. This can result in the deterioration of relationships with brothers and sisters. North Little Rock, AR (PRWEB)...

2011-03-15 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in New Mexico. These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The official 2010 Census...

2011-03-01 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Nebraska. These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The official 2010 Census...

2011-02-23 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Washington. These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The official 2010 Census...

2011-02-16 16:23:40

New findings from the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center Latino siblings of children developmental disabilities such as Down syndrome and autism may face their own challenges, including anxiety and lower school performance, according to a new study led by researchers with the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center. "When a child has a disability, all members of the family are affected, including siblings," said lead author Debra Lobato, Ph.D., of the Bradley Hasbro Children's...

2011-02-11 22:06:04

Has Valentine's Day become post-racial? Not yet, it seems. New research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that when it comes to dating, cyberspace is as segregated as the real world. Data gathered from more than 1 million profiles of singles looking for love online show that whites overwhelmingly prefer to date members of their own race, while blacks, especially men, are far more likely to cross the race barrier in hopes of being struck by Cupid's arrow. UC Berkeley...

2011-02-10 13:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Arkansas. These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO ) The official 2010 Census...

2010-12-14 15:28:40

Study examines the new dynamics of racial identity in America In a country with Jim Crow segregation laws and the "one-drop rule" determining who was black and therefore where and what a person was permitted to be, it's easy to see why those who plausibly could, might pass as white. But new research published in the December issue of Social Psychology Quarterly shows that black-white biracial adults now exercise considerable control over how they identify and the authors find "a striking...

2010-12-14 08:19:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ What ethnic group do most people consider President Barack Obama, Tiger Woods and Halle Berry to fall under?  The centuries-old "one-drop rule" assigning minority status to mixed-race individuals appears to live on in our modern-day perception. So say Harvard University psychologists, who've established that we still tend to see biracials not as equal members of both parent groups, but as belonging more to their minority parent group. "Many commentators have...

2010-12-09 14:37:25

People consistently view biracials as members of their lower-status parent group The centuries-old "one-drop rule" assigning minority status to mixed-race individuals appears to live on in our modern-day perception and categorization of people like Barack Obama, Tiger Woods, and Halle Berry. So say Harvard University psychologists, who've found that we still tend to see biracials not as equal members of both parent groups, but as belonging more to their minority parent group. Their research...


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