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HCPA Recognizes Members of the Household and Commercial Products Industry for Accomplishments in Product Innovation and Sustainability

Household and Commercial Products Association

The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) recently announced the winners of the 2019 Innovation Awards, which honors companies within the household and commercial products industry for accomplishments in product innovation and sustainability.

Channels: Social Media, All Journal News, Business Ethics, Environmental Health, In the Home, In the Workplace, Technology,

14-Nov-2019 10:45 AM EST
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FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children's self-control skills

Florida State University

Parents who continue to hover over their children as they move through early adulthood and begin college: Please don’t.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Education, Family and Parenting, In the Home,

13-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Penn State Health

Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation—discussing their family’s overall health history.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Genetics, In the Home,

13-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
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    13-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST

First look at thermostat wars suggests women may be losing these battles

Ohio State University

Your characterization of the thermostat war in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman. A new study taking a glimpse at these skirmishes offers the first known data on joint consumer decision-making around home temperatures and potential effects on energy use.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Gender Issues, In the Home, PLOS ONE,

12-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST

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Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

Hospital for Special Surgery

A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery. An analysis of a large regional database found that patients in the least affluent communities were more likely to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility rather than home care after surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, Arthritis, Bone Health, Healthcare, In the Home, Surgery,

11-Nov-2019 4:25 PM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 12:00 AM EST

AAHCM Shares Success from 2019 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Home Care Medicine

With over 450 attendees, this meeting provides health care professionals with training and education on the unique aspects of providing home-based medical care as well as an understanding of how to sustain these medical practices.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, In the Home, Medical Meetings,

7-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Older Adults Find Greater Well-Being in Smaller Social Networks, Study Finds

American Psychological Association (APA)

Are younger adults who cultivate numerous connections with friends, families and acquaintances through online social networks any happier than older adults who have smaller circles of face-to-face relationships? The answer may be no, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Apps, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, In the Home, In the Workplace, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Seniors, Social Media, Technology, Staff Picks,

7-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST

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    6-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST

Mailed self-sampling kits helped more women get screened for cervical cancer

University of Washington

Signaling a potential major change in cervical cancer screening options for American women, a new study found that mailed self-sampling kits that test for HPV — the virus that can cause cervical cancer — helped significantly more women get screened for the cancer.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, In the Home, Women's Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), JAMA,

4-Nov-2019 3:00 PM EST
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