- Fast Food Restaurant Density Correlated To Lower Levels Of Obesity
We know that corporations go where their market is. Whole Foods sets up shop in wealthy, progressive counties while smaller companies like Monsanto market to rural farmers. What about fast food companies? The claims have been that since there are obese peo ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 18 2017 - 5:01pm
- Nomophobia: Made Up Disease Or Real Smartphone Anxiety Condition?
Nomophobia, defined as smartphone separation anxiety, is when people perceive smartphones as part of their extended selves. Counselors, lawyers and therapists are aggressively pushing it as the fad diagnosis of 2017, but what behaviors and descriptors can ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 14 2017 - 4:55pm
- The Odds Of Winning The Powerball Are 50/50- Or 1 in 292.2 million
All across America people are dreaming of a better life, thanks to the government-sponsored gambling event known as the Powerball Lottery. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Aug 19 2017 - 1:13am
- Smoking Is No Longer Cool Among American Kids- Peer Pressure Is Why
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seem more scared than elated by United States smoking rates. They have migrated from a war on the world's top killer, smoking, to being in a war on a chemical, nicotine. They needn't be concerned. S ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 24 2017 - 4:01pm
- Bias Against Men When It Comes To Depression Treatment
Though men account for the overwhelming majority of suicides and have increasingly sought help for depression, the clinical community has yet to figure out how to better help them. A new pilot study from Australia shows the extent of the problem. Men sur ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 30 2017 - 3:45pm
- Sexual Harassment: 'It's All Part Of Growing Up'
Allegations about sexual harassment in Hollywood, British politics and various other sectors have exposed a reality already familiar to most women. Harassment, interruption, and intrusion from men is commonly disregarded as an inevitable part of life, unp ...
Article - The Conversation - Nov 9 2017 - 12:01pm
- Threat Via Emoji- The Law Does Not Consider Them A Joke
Nearly everyone is familiar with emoji, those popular icons that appear in text messages, emails and social media platforms. Emoji are often used as light-hearted adjuncts to text, or to soften the blow of a message. Emoji can be viewed as overly simplist ...
Article - The Conversation - Dec 5 2017 - 7:00am
- This Holiday, Poor People Will Be Wiser About Conflict Than The Middle Class
If you have a lot of assets to split, and splitting is easy, it's also easy to create ultimatums. When America was a poor country, people stayed together longer, families lived near each other, conflicts were resolved. You never went to bed angry, it ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 20 2017 - 6:18pm
- Half Of Women In STEM Have Experienced Gender Discrimination
A new Pew Research Center survey examining people’s experiences in the workplace and perceptions of fair treatment for women provides just the results you would guess; half of women say they have been subjected to gender discrimination. The survey was 4,91 ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 9 2018 - 12:23pm
- Gluten Intolerance Is Mostly An American Thing
In Canada, even people with Celiac disease don't really think of it as a disease, so it's no surprise the more subjective gluten "intolerance", which food marketers have used to create a $5 billion industry south of the Canadian border, ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 15 2018 - 6:00am