DOMA

Supreme Court Repeals DOMA: Ruling Could Mean Big Changes In Same-Sex Couples’ Access To Health Care

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:38

The Supreme Court's repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act is important for same-sex couples and their children who will now receive the same health care benefits as families of heterosexual couples.

Denver, CO

Memorial Day 3-Day Weekend Getaways: 5 Healthy Cities To Visit With Your Family

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:20

Take this Memorial Day 3-day weekend to travel with your family and soak up the health benefits these five cities have to offer.

Obese Child

Spending An Extra Three Minutes At the Dinner Table Can Help Keep Children Thin

By | Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:21

Parents can improve their children's weight by simply keeping them longer at the dinner table, according to a new study.

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New Chinese Law Orders Adults to Visit Elderly Parents

By | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:55

China's government has just passed a law requiring adults to regularly visit their parents or risk being sued.

Unresolved Sibling Rivalry Can Lead to Anxiety and Depression

By | Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:45

Sibling fights occur in almost every house and are often harmless arguments, however, if left unresolved these small fights can lead to anxiety and depression among children.

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How Having a Younger Brother or Sister Can Raise Your Risk for Heart Disease

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 17:18

Researchers found that having a younger brother can raise a person's blood pressure by 3 percent to 5.9 percent, and having a younger sister can raise a person's blood pressure by 3.8 percent.

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US Birth Rate Falls for 4th Year in a Row, Lowest Since 1998

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 12:30

The U.S. birth rate has fallen for the fourth year in a row, according to a government report released on Wednesday. Experts say that the latest drop in births is more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen interest for having children.

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Mother-Of-Three Discovers Her Dead Husband Was Actually Her Father

By | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 13:34

Imagine the horror a mother-of-three would feel if she found out that her late husband was actually her biological father.

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Small Families Are Richer but Poor in Evolutionary Success

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 04:43

Limiting the number of children can increase wealth but decreases evolutionary success.