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Newswise: Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

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While family fun often is associated with new and exciting activities, family leisure spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a more effective route to happiness, according to a Baylor expert in family studies.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, In the Home, Summer,

Released:
31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

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Following a natural disaster or strong storm, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Poverty, Hurricanes, Natural Disasters, Tornadoes,

Released:
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

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To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder/director of Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, compiled the “Heaven 11,” a list of the 11 most influential black gospel songs.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
31-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Pop Culture

Newswise: What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

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WACO, Texas May 31, 2019) – Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases such as West Nile Virus.

Channels: Dermatology, Infectious Diseases, Summer,

Released:
31-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

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The summer heat is coming. And that brings with it the excitement of ice cream, frozen yogurt and snow cones.

Channels: Health Food, Nutrition, Summer,

Released:
31-May-2019 3:05 AM EDT
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Pop Culture

Newswise: Baylor’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars Bring Light to Complex Figure

Baylor’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars Bring Light to Complex Figure

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Sometimes the Franklin legends are bigger than Franklin the man – and it’s taken an army of historians and scholars throughout the centuries to sort it out.

Channels: History, Religion,

Released:
30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Water Activities Provide Relaxation, Connection, Baylor Outdoor Adventure Expert Says

Water Activities Provide Relaxation, Connection, Baylor Outdoor Adventure Expert Says

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As some seek relaxation on the water, others might want a physical challenge, but Schrank says even those who seek a workout should remain receptive to additional outcomes.

Channels: Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Sports, Summer,

Released:
30-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips to Help You Negotiate the Best Retail Price

Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips to Help You Negotiate the Best Retail Price

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In today’s retail climate, where stores struggle to keep up with online competition and customers can compare prices with the ease of their smartphones, the price tag is just a starting point for negotiations, said a negotiation expert at Baylor University.

Channels: Apps, Entrepreneurship, Psychology and Psychiatry,

Released:
30-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Enjoy the View and the Experience BEFORE You Post the Selfie, Baylor Expert Says

Enjoy the View and the Experience BEFORE You Post the Selfie, Baylor Expert Says

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In this digital age, what's more important when you're on vacation -- the experience itself or the selfie that proves you were there?

Channels: Apps, Psychology and Psychiatry, Social Media, Behavioral Science,

Released:
30-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences


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