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July 3, 2012
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Despite Hardships, Black Men in Urban Communities Are Resilient, MU Researcher Says

Health programs should focus on men’s strengths to help them thrive amid societal stressors COLUMBIA, Mo. –Black men, especially those living in low-income, urban areas, face many societal stressors, including racial discrimination, incarceration and poverty. In addition, these men have … Continue reading

June 9, 2012
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Bel Ami

Synopsis Georges Duroy, travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world … Continue reading

February 26, 2012
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Extreme Poverty: 2.8 Million Children in the U.S. Live on $2 per Day

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— One in five households with children in poverty are surviving on the cash equivalent of a half gallon of milk per person per day in a given month. The National Poverty Center has released a new report … Continue reading

September 4, 2011
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Large Weight Gains Most Likely for Men After Divorce, Women After Marriage

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Both marriage and divorce can act as “weight shocks,” leading people to add a few extra pounds – especially among those over age 30 – according to a new study. But when it comes to large weight … Continue reading

January 24, 2011
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Fighting Words: Violent Political Rhetoric Fuels Violent Attitudes

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Political leaders regularly promise to “fight” for noble causes and “combat” pressing problems. They declare “war” on social problems, such as poverty, disease, drugs and terrorism. This violent political rhetoric—whether politicians intend to or not—can enflame violent … Continue reading