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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, ...

Dec 26, 2008
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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 ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Fewer americans tying the knot, survey shows

(HealthDay) -- That shiny band of gold may be losing its luster: A new government report shows more Americans are either avoiding marriage or marrying much later in life than their parents' generation did.

Mar 22, 2012
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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.

Dec 01, 2009
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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 ...

Jul 02, 2012
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