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Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices

... A couple's sexual orientation determines whether or not they prefer to adopt a ... the unique contexts of adoption and sexual orientation have distinct implications for men's and women's ... that both the adoption context and the sexual orientation context may have implications for how men and ...

Decoding short-term memory with fMRI

... they were able to identify the specific color or orientation of an object that was intentionally stored by the ... able to decode which color they remembered, but orientation information was completely missing." ... could look at brain activity to classify which orientation was being stored in memory." What Awh and ...

Psychoanalysts Approve Position Statement on Homosexuals and Bisexuals Serving in the Military

... "It is the position of APsaA that sexual orientation is not germane to any aspect of military ... the extensive mental toll of keeping one's sexual orientation hidden. Mandating a ban on self disclosure of sexual orientation for personnel in uniform is thus unnecessarily ...

Indiana University researchers revisit male bisexuality

... major insights into bisexual behavior and orientation -- without even using the word "bisexual" -- when ... Scale, as a tool to gauge a person's sexual orientation or experiences with both sexes. While the ... team avoided looking for causes for sexual orientation out of concern that the findings could be used ...

Genetics, Environment Shape Sexual Behavior

... -- the factors which influence sexual orientation are complex. And we are not simply talking about ... -- we used a behavioral measure of sexual orientation which might be okay to use for men (men's ... Psychological Association has more about sexual orientation . -- Robert ...

Equal level of commitment and relationship satisfaction found among gay and heterosexual couples

... includes a special section that examines sexual orientation across the lifespan. Both studies compared ... of Vermont wanted to examine how sexual orientation and legal status affected relationship quality. ... questions regarding disclosure of their sexual orientation to their family, peers and work associates. ...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

... they can do; Boot Camp for New Dads ( http://www.bcnd.org ), a non-profit orientation program for fathers-to-be, operating in more than 260 hospitals, clinics, ... can do; Boot Camp for New Dads ( http://www.bcnd.org ), a non-profit orientation program for fathers-to-be, operating in more than 260 hospitals, clinics, ...

Family rejection of LGB children linked to poor health in early childhood

... link between specific, negative family reactions to their child's sexual orientation and serious health problems for these adolescents in young adulthood such ... reported the highest number of negative family reactions to their sexual orientation in adolescence. "This study clearly shows the tremendous harm of ...

Gay and bisexual African-American men have the lowest use of prostate testing

... Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the study, "Sexual orientation and Testing for Prostate and Colorectal Cancers among Men in California," ... and ethnic disparities in prostate cancer may need to consider sexual orientation when developing culturally specific screening programs for high-risk ...

Homosexual behavior due to genetics and environmental factors

... be used to 'select out' homosexuality - the factors which influence sexual orientation are complex. And we are not simply talking about homosexuality here - ... is not without its limitations - we used a behavioural measure of sexual orientation which might be ok to use for men (men's psychological orientation, sexual ...

As Consumers Feel Financial Burden of Increasing Health Care Costs, Health Plans Have Opportunity to Address Unmet Consumer Needs and Become Trusted Advisors

... in the future). -- While 68 percent prefer to choose doctors with an orientation toward traditional or conventional medicine, 32 percent prefer to choose doctors with an orientation toward holistic or alternative treatments (7 percent strongly ....

Gay Men, Straight Women Have Similar Brains

... Center for Aging and Brain Repair in Tampa. The neurobiology of sexual orientation is a controversial topic. Some research suggests that the brain activity ... also play a role. The current wisdom regarding genetics and sexual orientation posits that genes may play a role in male homosexuality but not in female ...

13 specialty health care organizations endorse joint principles of PCMH

... The PCMH offers the benefits of a personal physician with a whole-person orientation who accepts overall responsibility for the care of the patient and leads a ... take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Whole person orientation the personal physician is responsible for providing for all the patients ...

Resource Systems and Silverchair Learning Systems Launch CareTracker Online Training Module

... Module to streamline orientation training for customers' employees CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 8, 2008 ... and Silverchair, and they're excited to manage their new employee orientation training on CareTracker in Silverchair's system." The new training ...

Key factor in brain development revealed, offers insight into disorder

... components that support cell functions. It does so by helping regulate the orientation of the cells mitotic spindles -- the microtubules that draw the two sets ... membranes are only a tiny fraction of the total cell membrane, so the orientation of division must be precisely controlled either to make sure that both ...

Same-Sex Couples Just as Committed as Heterosexual Counterparts

... Two studies reveal few differences based on sexual orientation TUESDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Same-sex couples are as ... State University and the University of Vermont -- examined how sexual orientation and legal status affected relationship quality among 65 gay male and 138 ...

Bisexuality not a transitional phase among women, according to new research

... WASHINGTON -- Bisexuality in women appears to be a distinctive sexual orientation and not an experimental or transitional stage that some women adopt "on ... journal focuses on research into psychological topics concerning sexual orientation and gender identity. Diamond used interview data collected five times ...

Scientists Spot Brain Center for 'Out-of-Body' Experience

... -- such as sight, sound, and touch -- in order to establish head and body orientation in space. The latter area is known to be integral to the forming of a ... part of the brain that has been found to control where we are in space and orientation and our sense of body, it could give a sense of being out of our body," he ...

Worm Study Points to Sexuality's Origins

... Scientists tweaked genes to switch the wrigglers' orientation THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual attraction is hard-wired ... to evolutionary forces just like worms. It seems possible that if sexual orientation is genetically wired in worms, it would be in people, too. Humans have ...

Victimization for sexual orientation increases suicidal behavior in college students

... refutes that idea and indicates that being victimized because of sexual orientation is a chief risk factor for suicidal behavior among gay, lesbian and ... attracted heterosexuals. A lot of people stop thinking about sexual orientation related victimization and suicide as a problem beyond the K-12 school ...

APA Releases Report on Sexuality Debate

... future. While Exodus does not fully agree with the APA's criticisms of clinical techniques such as reparative therapy and its view of sexual orientation change, the report does recognize that some choose to live their lives in congruence with religious values. The report also encourages therapists ...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

... axis, and making precise, pinpoint landings all these maneuvers are simply a matter of course. Extremely quick eyesight helps to keep it from losing orientation as it races to and fro. Still, how does its tiny brain process the multiplicity of images and signals so rapidly and efficiently? To get to the ...

Seven Tips for Safer Home Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

... wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket. Ensure everyone in the home knows how to swim well by enrolling them in age-appropriate water orientation and learn-to-swim courses. Keep your pool or hot tub water clean and clear. Use proper chemical levels, circulation and filtration. Regularly ...

CareGuide Adds New Management Team Members

... for clients. Michael Condron, CEO at CareGuide, remarks about the new executives, "Julie Sizemore and Marise Condon have a client-centric orientation that will fuel our telehealth and care management innovation. The health management industry is changing quickly and CareGuide is delivering the next ...

DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland

... diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today opened its 100th DaVita Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for new teammates (employees). On hand to participate and honor DaVita's commitment to teammate empowerment and engagement are former United ...

CardioFocus Receives CE Mark for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Catheter

... with a direct view of the cardiac anatomy that simply has not been available using other catheters. I believe that seeing the true orientation of the anatomy in full color and in real time, combined with the ability to safely and reliably deliver energy to the right target, increases the ...

Study supports validity of test that indicates widespread unconscious bias

... and, in particular, that it has significantly greater validity than self-reports in the socially sensitive topics of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and age. The research, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, is an overview and analysis of 122 published and unpublished ...

Simulation helps students learn dental implant procedures

... is a candidate for implant therapy, the simulation then ventures into a virtual clinical treatment area, where students decide the type, location and orientation of the implants, type and location of anesthesia and tools for surgery. "It's realistic. If the student doesn't place anesthesia in the right ...

Schneider Introduces APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24mm Lens, Specially Designed for Kodak 4 MP Sensors Having Microlenses

... filters have new rotating mounts that allow fast and accurate alignment of the polarization axis. A new locking mechanism fixes the polarization orientation after calibration, for long term stability. Band Pass filters enhance the image contrast capabilities of vision systems that use advanced LED ...

Halogen Delivers Talent Management Industry's Most Comprehensive Value-Add Content for Healthcare Customers

... tips supporting these performance standards; A competency library containing over 1000 clinical competencies; A set of competency and orientation checklists; and Over 250 position-specific performance appraisal forms. “In healthcare we have a number of complex reporting and ...

New Reduced Subscription Rate to Leading International Journal on Blindness and Low Vision

... serves an international community in a wide range of professions including teachers of students with visual impairments, low vision therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, rehabilitation specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, assistive living specialists, and ...

Becoming Aware of Veterans' Vision Needs

... better lighting, or other types of training can help you use your functional vision more effectively. Vision rehabilitation services, such as orientation and Mobility and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy that can restore everyday functioning after vision loss, just as physical therapy restores function ...

Yes, the grass IS greener: Why Canadian nurses go -- and stay -- in the USA

... RNs with the added advantage of low recruitment costs due to geographic proximity, similar cultures and language, reciprocally recognized orientation and basic nursing training These findings suggest a serious depletion of nursing human capital is on the horizon, as degree-educated nurses ...

Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study

... of cognitive function and neuropsychological tests designed to assess each subject's abilities in terms of concentration, language, memory and orientation skills. Most were also tested for dementia and cardiovascular risk factors. The researchers determined that nearly 16 percent of the participants ...

Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Extend Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) to North America

... all mobile BrainLAB platforms for 3D intra-operative imaging in Europe. The combination of both technologies offers surgeons better orientation in the OR and enables minimally invasive surgeries with less radiation and higher accuracy. Ziehm Vision2 Vario 3D and BrainLAB CAS platforms are ...

The Beryl Companies Reinvents Call Center, Shatters Old Paradigm

... some prospective employees actually have to wait their turn for an opening at the company. And once in, they need to survive a rigorous multi-week orientation to see if they can cut it. Unlike the traditional call center, Beryl's call advisors do a lot more than answer phones or place outbound calls. ...

NursesNow International and GlobeMed Resources Announce Availability of Bilingual Mexican Nurses for US Hospitals

... comments, "We've been working with internationally trained Nurses since 2002 and have deployed in Mexico our proprietary screening, training, and orientation processes that result in shortened on-boarding cycles and highly productive Nurses." The NNI/GlobeMed offering includes a significant commitment ...

Health Choice Network Implements Sage Intergy CHC Community Health Management System and EHR Across Nation

... HCN was created and is governed by its members who comprise a minority-based Board of Directors. Network members maintain their vital community orientation by retaining their local-governing, consumer-majority Boards of Directors. Community Health Centers that own and control the Network operate ...

A Blood Pressure Monitor to Wear on Your Wrist

... to changes in hydrostatic pressure." That correlation must be done in three dimensions because an arm can move in any direction. "If we know the orientation of the hand, we can assume the arm length of the wearer, depending on age and height," he said. "We can do some quick trigonometric calculations to ...

RWD Announces Investments In Growing Health Care Practice

... areas of the hospital such as the Emergency Department and various Perioperative service lines. In addition, RWD's blended learning approach to nurse orientation has benefited its clients by decreasing training time while increasing skill set. The addition of Michael Jhin, former president and CEO, and ...
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