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Desegregation has stalled, showing growing disparities - especially for poor Black and Hispanic students.

Science has found links between certain personality trains and certain college majors or areas of study. Now, be honest- do you match up with what…

The stigma against the termination of unwanted pregnancies has changed over the years, and now, a recent study reveals that the majority of women who have had…

News stories in recent week have directed the public’s attention toward the issues of police brutality and domestic violence. It’s perhaps natural then that researchers are…

The Wonkblog over at the Washington Post has a pretty interesting write-up of new research from the Public Religion Research Institute. In a study of race and friendship, PRRI found that…

New research suggests that too much TV time might shorten your life. But not necessarily for the reason you might think. The study of more…

Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites The so-called recovery of the US economy has not been equally kind to everyone. Even as the unemployment…

First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…

“Slut shaming” is, more or less, the act of making a woman feel like a slut for any number of reasons from “provocative dress” to…

Even after they shed their excess pounds, formerly obese women still have to contend with “anti-fat prejudice,” according to a new study, reports Health Day. Researchers asked young women and men to read about women who had either lost 70 pounds of excess weight or had stayed the same weight (weight-stable), and who were either […]

A study by Netherlands researchers found that babies who were overdue are twice as likely to have behavioral problems in early childhood. Babies born after 42 weeks, when normal gestation is 40 weeks, are twice as likely to have problems like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers found. Experts from the International Journal of Epidemiology […]

A new study is shedding light on the bad behavior of the rich. It appears, thanks to their many resources, rich people are more likely than the lower-class to be selfish, deceptive and socially disconnected. Rich people are more likely to cheat and lie, researchers reported Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of […]