A growing, more affluent population competing for ever scarcer resources could make for an "unrecognizable" world by 2050, researchers warned at a major US science conference Sunday.
Removing mangroves, marshes, reefs, forests, dunes and other natural defences doubles the risk for life and property from coastal floods, a US climate study said on Sunday.
After a slow start, Comcast Corp. says it has enrolled 100,000 poor families nationwide into its discounted Internet program.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The economic status of children of single mothers who have gone off welfare and found jobs has improved slightly, but many poor families are worse off since the 1996 welfare reform, reports a study.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The research of University of Notre Dame economist James X. Sullivan sheds light on how best to measure the well-being of the nation’s poorest families so policies can be crafted to help them.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A major international study is to examine whether shame is a key part of the experience of being poor. It will look at whether being poor necessarily results in low self esteem or feelings of shame and whether ...
Magazines, television and other popular media increasingly urge families to return to the kitchen, stressing the importance of home-cooked meals and family dinners to physical health and family well-being. But new research ...
What factors contribute to poor people in developing countries lifting themselves out of poverty?
Four out of every ten American children live in low-income families, according to new research from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. This finding ...
Study finds blacks and Hispanics typically need higher incomes than whites to live in affluent neighborhoods
Researchers at Stanford Graduate School of Education have found that black and Hispanic families effectively need much higher incomes than white families to live in comparably affluent neighborhoods.