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Black women in the U.S. appear to be shrinking, data show

Call her The Incredible Shrinking African-American Woman. In an age when the adult populations of most industrialized nations have grown significantly taller, the average height of black women in the U.S. has been receding, ...

dateDec 26, 2008 in Other
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Xenophobia, for men only

Very few people fear dandelions. Or even dangerous things - like Hummers. We may object to outsized automobiles on principle, but the mere sight of them doesn't make us tremble and sweat and run away. On the other hand, even ...

dateFeb 04, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Avon helps lift African women out of poverty

Becoming an Avon cosmetics Sales Representative is helping some poor South African women escape poverty as well as inspiring many with self-confidence and hope. South Africa's growing band of 'Avon Ladies' are benefiting ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Chubby hubby is common, but ethnicity matters

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study helps untangle how marriage, gender and ethnicity are related to body weight. The study of almost 8,000 men and women will be published in the journal Obesity.

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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