Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Why The Economic Gender Gap Will Eventually Close

Posted in Equality

Nytimes.com 9/24/2014

"... Debates over the supposed differences between men and women are a staple of pop culture. But two new books offer an economic look at the evidence, giving support to both pessimistic and optimistic perspectives on the direction of gender relations and the prospects for more fairness and equality. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/upshot/gauging-the-gender-gap-present-and-future.html?_r=2&abt=0002&abg=0 

False Rape Accusations Exist, And They Are A Serious Problem.

Posted in False Accusations

Slate.com 9/24/2014

"... False rape accusations are a lightning rod for a variety of reasons. Rape is a repugnant crime—and one for which the evidence often relies on one person’s word against another’s. Moreover, in the not-so-distant past, the belief that women routinely make up rape charges often led to appalling treatment of victims. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2014/09/false_rape_accusations_why_must_be_pretend_they_never_happen.html 

NCFM Carolinas Launches Campaign At UNC-Chapel Hill To Educate Students About Horrific New Campus Sexual Assault Policies

Posted in Policy & Legislation

Ncfm.org 9/24/2014

"... The National Coalition For Men Carolinas (NCFMC) kicked off their Fall campus crusade campaign by traveling to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and distributing material that openly questioned how college students are denied fundamental civil rights by the university as a direct consequence of UNC’s newly implemented sex policy. ..."

Read the entire article: http://ncfm.org/2014/09/action/ncfm-carolinas-launches-campaign-at-unc-chapel-hill-to-educate-students-about-horrific-new-campus-sexual-assault-policies/ 

Could A Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?

Posted in Mental Health

Nlm.nih.gov 9/23/2014

"... Clues to whether a person is at risk for suicide could lie in a simple blood test, a new study suggests. Chemical changes to a gene involved in the brain's response to stress hormones may help spur suicidal thoughts and behaviors, the study's authors explained. Spotting those changes in a blood sample might help alert doctors to a patient's risk for suicide, they said. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_147583.html 

Can DNA Provide A Personal Fitness Blueprint?

Posted in Fitness

Wfaa.com 9/23/2014

"... "It is literally the blueprint for your life," said Kurt Johnsen, co-founder of Dallas-based Simplified Genetics. He says by doing a full sequence genetic analysis, it takes the guesswork out of trying to get fit. It's a simple procedure. All you have to do is use a Q-tip-like swab to collect DNA samples from both sides of your mouth. Then you pack it up mail it to a lab at Louisiana State University. Results come back in about three weeks. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/health/2014/09/22/simplified-genetics-uses-dna-for-personalized-fitness/16073931/ 

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best For Black Men With Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer

Nlm.nih.gov 9/23/2014

"... Monitoring early stage prostate cancer instead of treating it may not be appropriate for all patients, especially black men, a new study indicates. According to background information with the study, there is currently controversy among oncologists over the best way to handle early stage prostate cancer, with some experts suggesting that regular monitoring -- known as watchful waiting -- of the disease is the best approach because it avoids overtreatment. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_148263.html 

New Website Launches Providing Fast Healthy Weight Loss Information For Men, Women And Teenagers

Posted in Weight Loss

Digitaljournal.com 9/23/2014

"... Men, women and teenagers desiring information for healthy weight loss interested in Assisting people to achieve healthy weight loss will find relevant and useful information on the new recently launched Lose Weight Directory website. This new website launch takes into account several most requested features including How to Lose Weight Fast, How to Lose Weight Fast for Men, and How to Lose Water Weight Fast for Women and Teens. ..."

Read the entire article: http://digitaljournal.com/pr/2178488 

Hope Solo Sets U.S. Shutout Record While Awaiting Domestic Violence Trial

Posted in Athletes

Usatoday.com 9/23/2014

"...  In the waning moments of the U.S. women's rout of Mexico, the crowd behind Hope Solo's goal began chanting her name. They knew she was on the verge of making history. With the 8-0 U.S. victory, Solo, playing while facing domestic violence charges in Washington, collected her record 72nd shutout with the national team. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2014/09/13/us-women-rout-mexico-8-0/15614835/ 

How Divorced Parents And Children Lose Their Rights

Posted in Divorce

Fixfamilycourts.com 9/22/2014

"... Why do family law courts treat married and divorced parents differently? Many people do not realize that parental rights do not depend on marriage and in fact cannot depend on marital status in any way. A hundred years ago this wasn’t so and our family law codes have not caught up with this concept. Up until the early 1970s some states still had bastardy laws on their books that tied the rights of parents and children to the marital status of the child’s parents. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.fixfamilycourts.com/how-divorced-parents-and-children-lose-their-rights/ 


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