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Physically fit desk workers need not worry about effects of sitting: study

Physically fit desk workers need not worry about effects of sitting: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study by the American Cancer Society, the Cooper Institute and the University of Texas suggests that being in good physical shape could safeguard individuals from the risks of sedentary behavior, including but not limited to obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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Prepare To Be Shocked By The Average Cost Of A Promposal

Prepare To Be Shocked By The Average Cost Of A Promposal | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's not just in your head -- promposals are getting more elaborate and more expensive. A new survey shows that the average cost of a promposal has topped out at $324.

Promposals now make up over a third of the total cost of prom, according to Vi...
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Are parents putting their kids at risk by oversharing on social media?

Are parents putting their kids at risk by oversharing on social media? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
We're all guilty of sharing a bit too much on social media, but when it comes to baby photos how do we know who is looking at them and are we putting our kids at risk on the web?
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Butchered names no more: Facebook testing name pronunciation guide

Butchered names no more: Facebook testing name pronunciation guide | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Have a confusingly long name that even your friends can't pronounce? A new Facebook feature spotted by some users is designed to help.
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Toll of social media on girls' mental health

Toll of social media on girls' mental health | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Girls aged between 11 and 13 are now more likely to worry, lack confidence or feel nervous than they were five years ago because they feel under pressure, a study found.
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Forget looking up to celebrities in glossy magazines, for women it's how they measure up to Facebook pictures of their friends that counts these days

Forget looking up to celebrities in glossy magazines, for women it's how they measure up to Facebook pictures of their friends that counts these days | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
An Australian study has found that women, aged 17 to 25, are more likely to judge how they look against pictures of friends, rather than celebrities in glossy magazines.
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Study: Men Donate More to Attractive Female Fundraisers

Study: Men Donate More to Attractive Female Fundraisers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Men feel most generous online when donating to attractive women — especially if other men have already given them money. That is the conclusion of a new stud...
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Now there’s no excuse not to do the dishes: Housework keeps adults physically and emotionally fit

Now there’s no excuse not to do the dishes: Housework keeps adults physically and emotionally fit | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Case Western Reserve University in Ohio claims cleaning the home is more vital to mental and physical health than other factors, such as the area you live in or the amount you earn
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Western diets and cleanliness obsessions are to blame for allergies 

Western diets and cleanliness obsessions are to blame for allergies  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A lack of bacteria in the gut means we are less equipped to deal with germs - meaning that our bodies often overreact when we come into contact with bugs, dust or pollen, according to the Cell Reports study.
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The three little letters that help manage parenting stress: Y-E-S

The three little letters that help manage parenting stress: Y-E-S | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
My kids dipped their green beans in honey yesterday. I don’t know why. But my five-year-old asked, begged, for honey, and then his three-year-old brother started in, they’re eating vegetables...
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For first time, Americans spend more dining out than in grocery sales

For first time, Americans spend more dining out than in grocery sales | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Pass the menu, hold the shopping cart.
Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers, as a surge in spending at restaurants over the last several months signals that Americans are more likely to ditch the brown bags in favor of doggy bags.
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US moms typically space pregnancies 2.5 years apart: study

US moms typically space pregnancies 2.5 years apart: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close.
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Does YOUR partner snore? It could be a warning sign of dementia

Does YOUR partner snore? It could be a warning sign of dementia | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who have breathing problems while asleep are more likely to experience a decline in memory a decade earlier, doctors from New York University discovered.
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Cats chat with us through meows, blinks and roving whiskers

Cats chat with us through meows, blinks and roving whiskers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Cats really do communicate with their owners, a new book written by a San Diego cat expert has claimed - and says it can tell owners what each purr and tail wag means.
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One in four staff are constantly stressed - half blame their workload

One in four staff are constantly stressed - half blame their workload | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Around 25 per cent of workers are in a near-constant state of stress, new research shows, while half of 1,000 senior managers surveyed said they were stressed all or most of the time.
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Experts: Babies CAN feel pain and have a lower threshold than adults

Experts: Babies CAN feel pain and have a lower threshold than adults | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research by Oxford University doctors has found that tiny babies are more sensitive to pain than adults, which overturns the medical consensus that newborns have a high pain threshold.
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Who's more clique-y, men or women? New study has surprising answer

Who's more clique-y, men or women? New study has surprising answer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Making friends is a big part of the human experience, but it turns out men and women have distinct preferences when it comes to friendship.
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Dry drivers who are dehydrated make as many mistakes as drinkers

Dry drivers who are dehydrated make as many mistakes as drinkers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study by Loughborough University found drivers who had 25ml of water per hour made as many mistakes as drink drivers. This was double the number of mistakes made by hydrated motorists.
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Two thirds of under 35s say they feel unpopular and unhappy... and social media is to blame

Two thirds of under 35s say they feel unpopular and unhappy... and social media is to blame | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Chloe Jackson, 19, from Norfolk, appeared on today's This Morning and admitted reading her friends' Facebook status updates while she's sitting at home makes her feel even more isolated.
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Sweet tea, the perfect way to beat stress

Sweet tea, the perfect way to beat stress | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of California, Davis examined the effects of sweetened drinks on 19 women aged between 18 and 40.
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Grade 3 Teacher Reveals Heartbreaking Notes From Students

Grade 3 Teacher Reveals Heartbreaking Notes From Students | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver, Colorado.
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Why we bond with our dogs like our babies

Why we bond with our dogs like our babies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Some dog owners treat their dogs like their babies. There's a reason for that, a new study finds.
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Watch out, Chipotle! There's a new BRRR-ito to eat

Watch out, Chipotle! There's a new BRRR-ito to eat | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Looking for a new spin on the familiar waffle cone? Ben & Jerry's is rolling out another way for customers to eat ice cream.
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Men Twice As Likely As Women to Buy Apple Watch: Poll

Men Twice As Likely As Women to Buy Apple Watch: Poll | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
About 6 percent of U.S. adults plan to buy Apple's smartwatch according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, with men twice as likely as women to purchase the gadget. Th...
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Men aren't elderly until they are 69 and for women its 73

Men aren't elderly until they are 69 and for women its 73 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People shouldn't think of themselves as old until they are 10 to 15 years away from dying. So 'elderly' only begins at 73 for women and 70 for men, say the Austrian researchers.
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The secret of the popular kids revealed

The secret of the popular kids revealed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Queensland said empathy was the common factor in maintaining friendships in 20 separate studies involving 2,096 children from two to 10 years old.
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