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2011-03-19 00:00:30

You may not have much in common with your siblings now that you're grown. But there's still one thing you share: your mom and dad. A new local program "“ the 50-50 RuleSM "“ offers strategies for overcoming sibling differences to help families provide the best care for elderly parents. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 You may not have much in common with your siblings now that you're grown. But there's still one thing you share: your mom and dad. A new local program...

2011-03-16 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 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 North Dakota. 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...

2011-03-16 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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.