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Working Mothers

Working Mothers

“Working Mother and Son” Photo by Russell Chopping // Creative Commons 2.0http://www.flickr.com/photos/russellchopping/3501039851/ Research is often reported as though it is news, as though the most recent article is the best and research that was not published this year is somehow not as interesting or is out-of-date. I recently dug out some articles I wrote about the psychology of working...
Understanding Research: Media Reports of Research

Understanding Research: Media Reports of Research

The Huffington Post published a story last week titled “Last Menstrual Cycle Could Be Predicted With New Model”. The story stated that a research study had just been published about a new method for predicting the end of menstruation in which researchers developed a formula for using the levels of two hormones, estradiol and follicle stimulating hormone (abbreviated...
Medicating the Postmenopausal Vagina

Medicating the Postmenopausal Vagina

On February 26, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration issued a news release saying that it had approved a medication called Osphena to treat a problem called postmenopausal dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse associated with changes in the vagina after menopause). The medical website Medscape reported that the news release had been issued. How to read these announcements? It seems...
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