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May 16, 2011

Younger doctors prescribe more drugs to reduce heart risk but offer less lifestyle advice

Patients with heart disease risks are more likely to be prescribed cardiovascular (CV) drugs if they see a younger doctor and recommended to change their lifestyle if they see an older doctor, according to research in the June issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.

 

May 12, 2011

MAKE MONEY WITH YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn the big picture about the various genres and details about making money and handling the business aspects of digital photography

May 06, 2011

US 'Miracle on Ice" Goalie, Jim Craig writes business book with Don Yaeger

The first "Miracle on Ice" business book, explaining how the team building and management principles that led to their success can be applied in any business from US Goalie, Jim Craig.

May 04, 2011

Beyond Wealth; The Road Map to a Rich Life

In Green’s insightful and inspiring new book, Beyond Wealth; The Road Map to a Rich Life he shares a blueprint for personal prosperity that explores the unique relationship between money, wealth and personal fulfillment.

April 21, 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies®

A friendly guide to navigating the terminology and process of M&A.

April 20, 2011

The Royal Wedding For Dummies

A fun, slightly irreverent guide to enjoying, understanding, and joining the festivities.

April 19, 2011

From the Authors of the Bestselling Book on College Admissions

Now, a revamp to a classic bestseller is once again about to revolutionize the admissions world. 

April 13, 2011

Eco-Friendly Treatment for Blue Jeans Offers Alternative to Controversial ‘Sandblasting’

Blue denim jeans are one of the most popular and iconic fashion items in the world; now a study published in Biotechnology Journal reveals a cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim. The process of ‘surface activation’ used to wash-down the denim following dyeing could also offer an alternative to the dangerous, and internationally banned, sandblasting technique.

April 13, 2011

Farmers with acute chest pain are uncertain how and when to seek help

A pilot study of the prevalence of cardiac risk factors in a group of agricultural workers and of their decision-making abilities with regard to when and how they would seek help when experiencing chest pain has found that most put themselves at risk of dying.

April 11, 2011

Finding the Uncommon Deal

Finding the Uncommon Deal by New York lawyer Adam Leitman Bailey explains how homebuyers can take advantage of the new rules of real estate.

April 07, 2011

Is beauty found in the whites of the eyes? Study reveals ‘red eyes’ associated with the sad, unhealthy and unattractive

Beauty is said to be in the eye of the beholder, but a new study reveals that the reverse is also true; unattractiveness is in the eye of the beheld. Research published in Ethology finds that people with bloodshot eyes are considered sadder, unhealthier and less attractive than people whose eye whites are untinted, a cue which is uniquely human.

April 05, 2011

How Materialistic Advertising Messages Negatively Shape the Female Body Image

Psychological research has consistently shown that women feel unhappy with their body after looking at images of thin, idealized models, which are typically represented in the media. However, today's consumer culture and media promote not only the ideal of perfect beauty, but also that of the material affluent lifestyle, both of which are commonly depicted together, and highlight the benefits of beauty and of owning material goods to one's personal success and fame. A new study from the British Journal of Social Psychology is the first to examine the impact of materialistic messages and values - the desire for financial success and an affluent lifestyle on women's feelings about their own body.

April 01, 2011

Philosophy on Tap: Pint-Sized Puzzles for the Pub Philosopher

“Drink in moderation. Think in excess.”

March 31, 2011

Game On: Engergize Your Business with Social Media Games

Author Jon Radoff describes the social element to online games.

March 30, 2011

Educational Development Stunted by Teenage Fatherhood

Public interest in the issue of teenage childbearing has recently increased, largely due to increases in both the teen pregnancy rate and the teen birth rate. A new study from Economic Inquiry examines the negative educational and economic outcomes of teenage fatherhood, a topic far less researched than teenage motherhood.

March 24, 2011

Get a Better Grip on Your Golf Game!

The latest edition of Golf For Dummies covers all of the latest information on the game, from improving fundamentals to mastering the game's mental aspects.

March 03, 2011

Sperm Quality and Counts Worsening in Finland

A new study published in the International Journal of Andrology reveals that semen quality has significantly deteriorated during the last ten years in Finland, a country that previously was a region with high sperm counts. At the same time, the incidence of testis cancer in the Finnish population showed a remarkable increase, following the worrying trends observed in several countries in Europe and the Americas.

March 01, 2011

“Dummies Month” Celebrates 20 Years of “Making Everything Easier”

Now, beginning March 1, a group of best-selling For Dummies authors will take to BlogTalkRadio’s Internet airwaves on a new “For Dummies” channel.

February 25, 2011

An Actor and a Gentleman

Award-winning actor Lou Gossett Jr. takes an unvarnished look at the daunting challenges and incredible triumphs of his fifty-five year career.

February 16, 2011

Coffee: Grounds for Debate (Philosophy for Everyone)

The world consumes 500 billion cups of coffee per year. Caffeine is one of the most widely taken psychoactive drugs on earth, and coffee is its foremost delivery system. Coffee: Grounds for Debate (March 2011) asks how and why we have come to prefer the infused beverage as one of our most popular drinks and how our chief indulgence and symbol of “the good life” has become a source of full-bodied ethical, aesthetic, and environmental philosophical debate. 

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