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New Study Claims Fat Shaming Causes People To Gain Not Lose

New Study Claims "Fat Shaming" Causes People To Gain, Not Lose, Weight

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Contrary to popular belief, “fat shaming” does not encourage people to eat less and lose weight – in fact, it could have the opposite effect, researchers from the University College...

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2014-08-26 12:24:54

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming apps are approved for download. "Applications such as "Fatify," "Fatbooth,"...

Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-07-03 23:01:26

Chalfant Eckert Publishing Company's new book release is the only book that exposes the sheer magnitude of who is murdering people age 60 and older in America, how they are getting away with it, and how to stop the epidemic. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 AGEISM ACTIVISM: Deadly Secrets Revealed That Could Save Your Life, is a critical guide, an eyeopener that arms every baby boomer and senior citizen, over 100 million of them, with the essential facts to keep themselves safe from...

2014-01-07 23:29:17

The book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity reveals that the hidden prejudice and discrimination of ageism are destructive forces in abusive families and in our society. The consequences for young citizens and taxpayers are far more egregious than for ageism experienced by the elderly. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Prejudice and discrimination based on age-ageism-is generally regarded as directed against vulnerable elderly persons. In his book Parent Power:...

2013-12-14 23:02:27

Middle-aged and older job seekers having trouble navigating the sometimes harsh job market need to attend Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar. This webinar will help with confidence building and specific ways to beat ageism; will be presented December 19th. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Career Confidential is hosting a complimentary webinar on December 19th called 5 Simple Tips to Beating Ageism For Job Searchers. Peggy McKee, Career Confidential’s own career coach...

2013-11-11 23:23:22

Career Confidential is presenting an informative and topical webinar for job seekers facing ageism in their career searches. This complimentary webinar, 5 Simple Tips To Beat Ageism In Your Job Search, will help older job seekers gain confidence in the skills and expertise they will bring to companies as experienced employees. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Tomorrow is Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar 5 Simple Tips to Beat Ageism In Your Job Search. Peggy McKee, Career...

2013-10-21 23:26:56

Career Confidential is presenting a timely webinar for older job seekers facing age bias in their job searches. This complimentary webinar will be presented tomorrow. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Career Confidential is holding its complimentary webinar tomorrow to help older job seekers beat age bias in the job market— Five Tips to Beating Ageism For Job Searchers. With a struggling economy and high unemployment, many older workers have found themselves back in the job market....

2013-10-08 23:32:24

Career Confidential is presenting an informative and topical webinar for older job seekers facing ageism in their job searches. This complimentary webinar, 5 Simple Tips To Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search, will help older job seekers gain confidence in the skills and expertise they will bring to companies. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Tomorrow is Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar 5 Simple Tips to Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search. Peggy McKee, Career...

2013-10-04 23:20:50

Middle-aged and older job seekers must attend Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar and learn ways to beat age discrimination. This complimentary webinar, 5 Simple Tips To Beat Ageism For Job Searchers, will be presented October 9th. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Career Confidential is hosting a complimentary webinar on October 9th called 5 Tips to Beating Ageism For Job Searchers. In this webinar, career specialist Peggy McKee will be focusing her expertise on how...

2013-09-09 23:25:53

Career Confidential is presenting an informative and topical webinar for older job seekers facing ageism in their job searches tomorrow. This complimentary webinar, 5 Simple Tips To Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search, will help older job seekers gain confidence in the skills and expertise they will bring to companies. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Tomorrow will be Career Confidential’s complimentary webinar, 5 Simple Tips to Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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