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Hairy Situation: More Mustaches, Fewer Women in Top Medical Spots
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December 16th, 2015
Why are there more mustaches in top medicine jobs than women?
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Men, Pride and Depression (Op-Ed)
The Thinker, men, suffering, depression
September 26th, 2014
Men often don’t feel able to reach out for assistance because both the symptoms of depression and the act of seeking help goes against a stereotypical view of how us blokes should or shouldn’t behave.
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Married Men More Likely to Get Health Screenings
A man talks with his doctor.
June 11th, 2014
Married men are more likely to visit the doctor and get recommended health screenings than unmarried men who live with their significant others, according to a new report.
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When Did Women Start to Outlive Men?
July 6th, 2015
It's well known that women live longer than men, but this wasn't always the case: A new study finds that differences between men and women's life expectancies began to emerge in the late 1800s.
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Short and Tall Soldiers May Face Increased Depression Risk
August 4th, 2014
Young military men who are shorter or taller than the average male have a higher risk for depression than their fellow servicemen, a new study suggests.
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Why Can’t a Man Think Like a Woman, and a Woman Think Like a Man? (Op-Ed)
two characters pulling male and female gender symbols
March 24th, 2014
Men and women may feel like they differ on much more than just the possession or not of a Y chromosome. How we react emotionally to a situation, remember events and navigate our way around the environment has also been shown to differ between genders.
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Kissing May Be Evolution's Matchmaker
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October 10th, 2013
Kissing may have evolved to help people assess the genetic potential of their mates, according to new research that finds that the pickier the person, the more likely they are to care about kissing. Smooches may also serve to bond relationships together.
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Natural Arm Swing Saves Runners' Energy
A young man runs, swinging his arms.
July 16th, 2014
Runners actually save energy by swinging their arms when they run, a new study finds. Runners burn more calories when the arms are held still.
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Sorry, Robin Thicke, 'Blurred Lines' Are a Myth
dancing woman
March 3rd, 2014
Despite the pop-culture notion that women want strange men to make sexual advances, aggressive sexual behavior in bars does not fall into any sort of gray area, a new study finds.
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