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22-year study finds adults aren't active enough

A new study has sounded the alarm that the majority of Canadian adults are inactive over their lifespan and don't exercise enough during their leisure time. Published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition an ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Health
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'Happiness gap' in the US narrows

Happiness inequality in the U.S. has decreased since the 1970s, according to research published this month in the Journal of Legal Studies.

dateJan 26, 2009 in Other
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Gender divide hits working from home

Women work from home to take on more childcare duties while men just want to get away from the distractions of the office, according to new UNSW research to be presented today at the Australian Social Policy ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Playtime helps bind generations

A new study has confirmed an old adage: A family that plays together stays together. Researchers from Concordia University and Wilfrid Laurier University examined the ways grandparents can maintain close ties ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Women caught up in 'rug rat race'

College-educated mothers in the United States are caught up in a "rug rat race." They are going to extremes to secure elite college admission for their kids, say University of California, San Diego economists Garey and Valerie ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Social Sciences
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