Parenting classes benefit all, especially lower-income families

Parenting classes benefit all, especially lower-income families

Parenting education can improve the skills of every mom and dad and the behavior of all children, and it particularly benefits families from low-income or otherwise underserved populations, a new study from Oregon State University suggests. Researchers examined a sample of more than 2,300 mothers and fathers who participated in...

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Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men

Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men

Gorging at a holiday meal or friend’s BBQ might have more to do with your ego than the quality of the food — especially if you’re a man. A new Cornell Food and Brand Lab study finds that men are at particular risk of overeating in social situations even when...

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New tool to help predict dementia risk in older people

New tool to help predict dementia risk in older people

Preventing dementia is a major public health priority worldwide, and intense work is being conducted to formulate effective preventive strategies. Healthy lifestyle changes may help prevent cognitive decline and dementia, but the challenge is to detect early on those who are most at risk and to choose the most relevant...

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