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Walkable Neighborhoods May Improve Mental Health in Older Latinos

Dec 10, 2014 PM EST Older Latinos living in the United States who perceive their neighborhoods as safer and more walkable are less likely to develop severe depressive symptoms, and the effect may be long term, according ...

Alcohol May Interfere with the Body's Ability to Regulate Sleep

Dec 10, 2014 PM EST Drinking alcohol affects the body's sleep-regulating mechanism, causing insomnia over time, according to a recent study.

Transgender Students at IUB Can Now Use Preferred Names on School ID Cards

Dec 10, 2014 PM EST Students at Indiana University Bloomington are able to apply to use a preferred name, rather than a legal name, on their school Identification cards, school officials announced Wednesday.

Brigham Young University to Provide Shuttle Service, Make Changes to Student Parking

Dec 10, 2014 PM EST Starting next fall, Brigham Young University student s will have a more pedestrian-friendly campus.

Alcohol-Control Laws May Lower Rates of Partner Abuse

Dec 10, 2014 AM EST Neighborhoods with few bars and liquor stores tend to have lower rates of intimate partner violence, according to a recent study.

E-Cigarettes Are Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes

Dec 10, 2014 AM EST For former smokers, e-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than cigarettes, according to a recent study.

HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls

Dec 09, 2014 PM EST The vaccine against the human papilloma virus (HPV) does not appear to impact the sexual behavior of teenage girls, according to a recent study from Queen's University.

ADHD Linked to Alcohol, Tobacco Use in Young Teens

Dec 09, 2014 PM EST New research has linked attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder to increased alcohol and tobacco use in young adolescents.

Mobile Device Could Reduce Interactions Between Mother, Child During Mealtime

Dec 09, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that mobile device use at the dinner table could lead to few interactions between mother and child.

Online Students Give Better Evaluations If They Think Instructors Are Men

Dec 09, 2014 PM EST College students in online courses judge female instructors differently than male instructors, according to a recent study.

Wealth, Power or Lack Thereof May be the Key to Diagnoses of Mental Disorders

Dec 09, 2014 AM EST New research suggests that self-worth is at the heart of many mental disorders.

Smoking May Hamper Treatment For Alcohol Abuse

Dec 08, 2014 PM EST Smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind, according to a recent study.

Walkable Neighborhoods May Promote Mental Health in Older Latinos

Dec 08, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that older Latinos living in the United States who perceive their neighborhoods as safer and more walkable are less likely to develop severe depressive symptoms, and the effect ...

HPV Vaccine Does Not Encourage Risky Sexual Behavior In Teen Girls

Dec 08, 2014 PM EST Vaccinating teenage girls against the human papilloma virus does not impact their sexual behavior, according to a recent study from Queen's University.

Wittenberg University Freezes Tuition for 3rd Year in a Row

Dec 08, 2014 PM EST Wittenberg University in Ohio will freeze its tuition, room, and fees for all students for the next academic year, school officials announced.

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