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History Of Periodontitis Linked To Cerebrovascular Disease In Men

July 3, 2009
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ScienceDaily (July 3, 2009) — The potential role of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease of the gums, in the risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly ischemic stroke, has received growing attention during the last decade. A new study is the first prospective cohort study to use clinical measures of periodontitis to evaluate the association between this...
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Court takes on international child custody case

July 2, 2009
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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear arguments in a child custody dispute between a Texas mother and a British father that tests the boundaries of an international treaty. The court will take its first look at how American authorities handle the Hague Convention on child abduction, aimed at preventing one parent...
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Change Virginia Law To Promote Fathers

July 2, 2009
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Editor, Times-Dispatch: Regarding Del. Bill Janis’ recent Commentary column, “Success Requires Thousands of Fathers”: Janis is correct about the importance of fathers, but more is needed than marriage education. Virginia’s family law system incentivizes family breakup, fatherlessness, and marriage avoidance. Decisions to marry and divorce are not only about love but are also about...
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Psychologists examine role of control in domestic violence

July 2, 2009
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Male and female perpetrators of domestic violence exhibit similar levels of controlling behaviour. This is one of the findings of a study presented at the British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology annual conference 23 June 2009 at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. Dr Nicola Graham-Kevan from the University of Lancaster compared the...
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Female Psychologist Advocates for Men's Issues

June 30, 2009
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In the process of advocating men’s issues, it becomes inevitable that I will wind up in a debate with those who feel advocating for men’s causes is a waste of time and resources because men are living in a state of blissful privilege. Instead, these people feel that valuable time and resources would be...
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More dads working long hours, study confirms

June 29, 2009
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I have always argued, as well as many other men and father advocates, that the inequality in household chores is directly related to the amount of hours worked by each parent. But every piece of research confirming this fact is drowned out by women, and those that support women’s issues, who advocate erroneously and prejudicedly that it...
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What About The Boys? Boys Face Serious Issues Which Are Being Ignored, Experts Argue

June 29, 2009
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ScienceDaily (June 10, 2009) — Both boys and girls have issues, but boys seem to be the ones getting the raw deal. According to Judith Kleinfeld, professor of psychology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the US, issues affecting boys are more serious than those affecting girls, but they have been neglected by...
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Victory For NCFM

June 29, 2009
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San Diego District Attorney agrees that police training video contained unverifiable statistics about abused women The National Coalition For Men (NCFM) after being asked to review a new police training video sent a letter to the San Diego District Attorney showing that the video contained wrong and gender biased information, that is it was...
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Paid parental leave doesn’t add up for dads

June 29, 2009
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The  father paradox once again – in Australia: A newborn reaches up from her crib, wrapping her tiny fingers around a comforting bigger hand. The baby laughs when a toy is waved in her face and then starts dancing to the nursery rhyme it plays. At lunch time she cheerfully feasts on mushy apples...
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Fathers Absent In Childrens Books

June 23, 2009
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This is another example of the “fatherhood paradox”, in which we tell fathers how important they are, but yet if one looks closely, one can see the devaluing of fathers and fatherhood is rampant in society. On the positive side, this article offers the names and summaries of books that do take fatherhood seriously....
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