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2014-03-20 23:32:08

Superwoman Lifestyle is a media site for all things Business, Beauty & Balance that caters to career and entrepreneurial women. Valuable business tips, fashion and beauty, health and fitness, celebrity interviews and inspirational stories. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Vicki Irvin has once again expanded her brand and launched the highly anticipated Superwoman Lifestyle media site and blog. The Superwoman Lifestyle Movement of women has been in existence for years and is...

2014-03-04 16:09:00

Gender differences persist even in highly motivated, GenX group A new study finds gender differences in parenting and household labor persist among a group of highly motivated physician-researchers in the early stages of their career. The finding could shed light on why female academic physicians in general do not have the same career success as their male colleagues. "One might expect that within a highly educated Generation X population there would be a relatively even distribution...

2012-09-19 12:00:21

Is there equal pay in healthcare? Not if you are a doctor According to the latest survey of UK hourly pay by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) female doctors' pay lags behind their male colleagues by 28.6%. This "eye opener" pay gap, which trends suggest has stood at around 25% on average since 2000, remains largely inexplicable, says John Appleby, Chief Economist at the King's Fund, in an article published on bmj.com today. He explores possible reasons for this persistent...

2012-05-17 23:03:07

New website gives women of all ethnicities and types the information and professional guidance they need to look and feel beautiful at any age. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 BeautyMD.com, a website offering an integrated approach to women´s health and beauty, officially launched today. The new website offers a definitive source for beauty information, including up-to-date research, news, and expert advice from cosmetic surgeons, plus exclusive celebrity, health, and lifestyle...

2011-12-07 23:02:28

Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) have compared internet use and frequency in Spain with the rest of the 31 European countries. Their results suggest that Spanish women use the internet less frequently and the usage gap in Spain between men and women is higher than average. Juan Martín Fernandez, researcher at the Complutense University of Madrid and co-author of the study that was published in the Reis journal, states that "Spanish men and women score...

2011-10-04 11:16:48

Measurement of ambivalent sexism dates nearly 20 years Recent debate about whether acts of "benevolent sexism" harm women are addressed in a new commentary published in Psychology of Women Quarterly (published by SAGE on behalf of the Society for the Psychology of Women, Division 35 of the American Psychological Association). "The truth about sexism seems stranger than fiction," wrote authors Peter Glick and Susan T. Fiske, about their investigations into the nature of sexism. Sexist...

Moms More Likely To Pass Sexist Attitudes On To Kids
2011-10-01 07:45:09

Children are more likely to learn sexist behavior from their mother, researchers at the University of the Basque Country in Spain have discovered. In the study, the findings of which were published earlier this month in the journal Psicothema, Dr. Maite Garaigordobil and Jones Aliri analyzed 1,455 children between the ages of 11 and 17, as well as their parents (764 mothers and 648 fathers). Individually, they looked at mother-daughter, mother-son, father-daughter and father-son...

2011-09-01 12:38:37

Teacher, pilot, nurse or engineer? Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests, which affect the kinds of occupations they choose, according to psychologists. "Our results provide strong support for hormonal influences on interest in occupations characterized by working with things versus people," said Adriene M. Beltz, graduate student in psychology, working with Sheri A. Berenbaum, professor of psychology and pediatrics, Penn State. Berenbaum and her team looked at people's...

Word of the Day
  • 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.