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Large Human Study Links Phthalates, BPA and Thyroid Hormone Levels

Science Daily A link between chemicals called phthalates and thyroid hormone levels was confirmed by the University of Michigan in the first large-scale and nationally representative study of phthalates and BPA in relation to thyroid function in humans. The U-M … Continue reading

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The psychological science of relationships

Anna Mikulak EurekAlert (April 16, 2012) — Our relationships with others are an essential part of everyday life, but that doesn’t mean that understanding and getting along with other people is easy. Here is some of the latest research on … Continue reading

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Empathy doesn’t extend across the political aisle

Lucy Hyde EurekAlert When we try to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes, we usually go all the way, assuming that they feel the same way we do. But a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the … Continue reading

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More than 1.4 million families live on $2 a day per person

Marisol Bello USA Today The number of families living on $2 or less per person per day for at least a month in the USA has more than doubled in 15 years to 1.46 million. That’s up from 636,000 households … Continue reading

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