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2010-10-26 08:30:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- While fatherhood is a major developmental period for all men, a recent study reveals the extent to which younger fathers have a more difficult time transitioning into the role, specifically as it relates to maintaining their health and friendships. In a survey of 1,000 fathers, conducted by Kelton Research for the online destination for dads, Man of the House, nearly four in 10 (38%) dads say that it has become more difficult for them to maintain...

2010-10-05 19:17:31

In a study of earnings inequality among white women, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst find that having children reduces women's earnings, even among workers with comparable qualifications, experience, work hours and jobs. While women at all income levels suffer negative earnings consequences from having children, the lowest-paid women lose the most from motherhood. This earnings penalty ranges from 15 percent per child among low-wage workers to about 4 percent among the...

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2010-07-30 07:20:00

Macho, macho man. I've got to be, a macho man. Macho, macho man. I've got to be a macho! "” The Village People It's more than 30 years since that Disco Era anthem first blared though dance club speakers and into America's consciousness, but does the message still sing true for the 2lst century male? Does he still have to be a macho man? Are there penalties for not being macho enough? Corinne A. Moss-Racusin, a doctoral candidate in Rutgers' Department of Psychology, explored the...

2010-06-17 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Father's Day, a new study reveals how America's dads are feeling about their ever-expanding roles in the household, and how that shift in responsibilities is affecting their relationships with their spouse or significant other. In a survey of more than 1000 fathers, a whopping nine out of ten (91%) agree that when they share household chores equally with their significant other, they get along better. The survey, conducted by the...

2010-06-10 06:30:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 10 decades, Father's Day has been celebrated around the world to honor fathers and father figures in a person's life. When a child's father dies, however, life is never the same, and every day can be difficult. Whether it's the first holiday without him or many years later, an occasion that might normally be a celebration can become a reminder of dad's absence. Father's Day is Sunday, June 20, and children who have lost their dad may...

2010-06-09 06:50:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Surprise Your Hubby on Father's Day Do you want to show your husband that he's the best dad in the world to your children? Surprise him with a fun and festive Father's Day surprise dinner that you can make with your kids! Cookbook author, former restauranteur, and marriage coach Delenee Brugman has great ideas that will help you and your kids show Dad just how loved and appreciated he is. Invite her to tell your audience how to make this the best...

2010-06-04 08:20:00

LONDON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With Father's Day fast approaching -- it falls on Sunday 20 June -- notonthehighstreet.com is today promoting its extensive range of Father's day gifts to family members looking to get dad something different they can really enjoy. Following research conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Western Union, nearly half of fathers said they had pretended to like a Father's Day gift they received. Of the fathers who responded to the telephone survey, about...

2010-05-28 13:39:28

A rival's deep, masculine voice is not enough to challenge a man's dominance, says new study Men with a deep, masculine voice are seen as more dominant by other men but a man's own dominance "“ perceived or actual "“ does not affect how attentive he is to his rivals' voices. His own dominance does however influence how he rates his competitors' dominance: the more dominant he thinks he is, the less dominant he rates his rival's voice. These findings1 by Sarah Wolff and David Puts,...

2010-05-26 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The creation of the Office of Indian Men's Health to complement the existing Office of Indian Women's Health within the Indian Health Service is a momentous achievement and important step toward improving the health of American Indian men and their loved ones. Men's Health Network (MHN) is thrilled that this essential health initiative was included in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) which was made permanent on March 23, 2010 when...

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2010-05-26 10:20:00

University of Montreal research on hyper-masculinity and driving "Catch that car!," was the instruction given to 22 men sitting in a driving simulator. The more "macho" the man, the more risks he took on the road, according to a study by Julie Langlois, a graduate student at the University of Montreal Department of Psychology, who presented her findings at the annual conference of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS). "Our hypothesis was that hyper-masculine drivers, often...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.