Month: March 2012

Facebook link to socially aggressive narcissism

Guardian (UK) 17 March 2012 Researchers have established a direct link between the number of friends you have on Facebook and the degree to which you are a “socially disruptive” narcissist, confirming the conclusions of many social media sceptics. People…

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Concern growing over synthetic marijuana

Reuters 19 March 2012 Three U.S. teenagers ended up in the emergency department with altered mental states and seriously elevated heart rates after smoking synthetic marijuana, doctors say in a new report that adds to earlier evidence the popular drug…

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Govt introduces new technology to fight child porn

ONE News 20 March 2012 The Government is introducing ground-breaking photo identification technology in a bid to combat child pornography available online. New Zealand is one of two countries to bring in the photo DNA software that will allow law…

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Study: Marriage education can be helpful

UPI.com 13 March 2012 A study of more than a dozen different marriage education classes showed the programs help couples improve communication, U.S. researchers said. Dennis Stoica, president of Healthy Relationships California, said the survey looked at 17,245 Californians who…

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New app gives parents control of their kids smartphones

Herald Sun 20 March 2012 Parents at last can give in and buy their child a smartphone and make sure it will not be used at school or late at night. A new application, launched yesterday, will give parents the…

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Childless couples tell of slights and judgments

NZ Herald 20 March 2012 Money-hungry, career-obsessed and selfish – such is the stigma surrounding child-free couples. A book by Theresa Riley has given an insight into the lives of those who have opted not to have children – and…

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Divorce Hurts U.S. Economic Growth – Research

MSN.com 16 March 2012 Today the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI), a project of the Family Research Council, released a new paper looking at a major player in macroeconomic growth – intact marriage. Titled, “The Divorce Revolution Perpetually Reduces…

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Abortion pill death sparked warning

The Australian 19 March 2012 AUSTRALIA has had its first death of a woman using the abortion pill to terminate her pregnancy at home. Health regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration issued a notice to doctors and clinics to review their…

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