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2012-05-18 02:22:09

If the market decides what stockbrokers earn, why are women on Wall Street earning less? The recent excesses of Wall Street may be big news but behind the headlines there's another story: When it comes to men and women stockbrokers, someone is taking home a bigger paycheck. New research shows that women stockbrokers sometimes earn as much as 20 percent less than their male counterparts. "Stockbrokers are among the highest paid workers, yet they have the greatest gender inequality among...

2012-03-11 07:00:00

Featured in magazines like Shape and Men's Fitness, as well as several times on The Today Show, Exertools now offers hundreds of different products to assist in the development of strength, balance and center of gravity, or core stabilization. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution partnership with Exertools, Incorporated, to offer activity-specific equipment for training,...

2011-12-09 13:30:00

BOSTON, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Faulk and Matthew Slater of the New England Patriots visited East Boston High School on Friday (Dec. 9) to lead Training Camps for Life -- a partnership of the National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation -- to educate students about teen relationship violence. The half-day, NFL-star-studded event addressed topics such as overcoming adversity, decisions and consequences, and healthy teen...

2011-12-01 13:44:37

Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study in the December issue of the American Sociological Review. "Gender differences in multitasking are not only a matter of quantity but, more importantly, quality," said Shira Offer, the lead author of the study and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. "Our...

2011-11-15 12:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief visited Lusher Charter School on Tuesday (Nov. 15) to lead a session of Training Camps for Life, a partnership of the National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation, to educate students about teen relationship violence. The half-day, NFL-star-studded event addressed topics such as overcoming adversity; decisions and consequences; and healthy teen...

2011-10-21 13:44:21

University of British Columbia researchers have identified three major patterns that emerge among couples dealing with male depression. These can be described as “trading places,” “business as usual” and “edgy tensions.” Published in the Social Science & Medicine journal and led by UBC researcher John Oliffe, the paper details how heterosexual couples´ gender roles undergo radical shifts and strain when the male partner is depressed and the...

2011-10-18 16:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One thousand teenage boys from Alexander Hamilton High School in Milwaukee gathered on Tuesday (Oct. 18) for Training Camps for Life, a partnership of the National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation. The half-day, NFL-star-studded event addressed topics such as overcoming adversity, decisions and consequences, and healthy teen relationships - a critical addition to the Training Camps for Life agenda....

2011-10-13 20:41:09

Dads encourage exercise, healthy diet but may give wrong dose of medicine Lower-income, urban dads are involved in their children's health and encourage them to exercise and eat healthy foods, reports a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. But these same dads may also give their kids the wrong dose of medicine and may be uncomfortable handling emergency medical care for their children. This is the first study to examine these fathers' perceptions of their...

2011-09-14 07:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, America's largest dictionary companies come together to determine which words have caught on in American English and are being used regularly in everyday life. This year brings some funny and unexpected words, including: Bromance: a close, nonsexual friendship between men. "Bromance is a funny word," say Agnes Barnes, editor at Portland Word Smiths, "in that it takes elements of a traditional relationship and merges them into a...

Hands-on Dads Help Kids Thrive
2011-08-31 06:50:38

  Concordia study links fathers' presence to enhanced intellect, well-being among children Fathers who actively engage in raising their children can help make their offspring smarter and better behaved, according to new research from Concordia University. Published in the Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, the long-term study examined how fathers can positively influence the development of their kids through hands-on parenting. "Fathers make important contributions in...