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One in four U.S. mothers are back at work within two weeks of birth

One in four U.S. mothers are back at work within two weeks of birth | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
More than one in ten American mothers took a week or less off work after giving birth, the survey also showed, while those with college degrees were far more likely to take an extended absence.
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Girlfriend better-looking than you? Beware, she’s not committed

Girlfriend better-looking than you? Beware, she’s not committed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Eastern Connecticut State University found women who believe they are better-looking than their partners are less likely to be committed to their relationship.
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'Going to the gym WON'T help you lose weight'

'Going to the gym WON'T help you lose weight' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Increasing exercise increases the appetite, and causes people to eat more food, experts from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found. Dieting is the only way of losing weight, they said.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, August 19, 2015 1:55 PM

Like I needed any more de-motivation not to go to the gym!

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Eggplant? Cactus? Trumpet? Map shows your state's favorite emoji

Eggplant? Cactus? Trumpet? Map shows your state's favorite emoji | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study of emoji use shows there are some telling trends in who uses what — and, to be honest, some weird trends too.
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Boost in Labor Day travel expected to make summer busiest ever for airlines

Boost in Labor Day travel expected to make summer busiest ever for airlines | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Airlines are projecting 14.2 million passengers will be flying during the Labor Day holiday, a 3% increase from last year, to cap a record for summer air travel.
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Why a splash of milk is BETTER than whitening toothpaste

Why a splash of milk is BETTER than whitening toothpaste | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Casein, the main protein in milk, binds to the stain-causing tannins in tea and stops them turning teeth brown, according to dentists from the University of Alberta's School of Dentistry.
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Violent video games linked to aggressive behaviour

Violent video games linked to aggressive behaviour | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A report by the American Psychological Association has concluded that violence in video games is a risk factor for increased aggression and has urged greater parental control over game violence.
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What's the key to sustained happiness? New study reveals the answer

What's the key to sustained happiness? New study reveals the answer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Want to ensure you're happy throughout your life? A new study may have the answer.
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Dithering over that dress? Take a 'chelfie'

Dithering over that dress? Take a 'chelfie' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Many shoppers now prefer to seek advice from a range of friends from afar – by posting ‘chelfies’, or changing room selfies, on social media. The number posted on Twitter has doubled in three months.
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Romance for men? Chocolates and flowers

Romance for men? Chocolates and flowers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Although amorous gestures traditionally means a bouquet and sweet treats, millions of men think mundane or trivial acts are just as effective.
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Beach or mountains? What your preference reveals about you

Beach or mountains? What your preference reveals about you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a new study, extroverts prefer the beach to the mountains, while introverts prefer the opposite.
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How your crazy working schedule could be affecting your child

How your crazy working schedule could be affecting your child | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When parental work schedules shift frequently, a new study says the children in the family may suffer from depression and learning problems.
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Is this the secret to a lasting marriage?

Is this the secret to a lasting marriage? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers in Canada found happily married women were more sensitive to their husband’s unexpected positive emotions than to their negative ones.
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Republican voters have happy relationships than those on the left

Republican voters have happy relationships than those on the left | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Virginia examined surveys of 236,000 voters and found 67 per cent of those on the right were 'very happy' in their marriages compared to 60 per cent on the left.
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Study finds best way to cure depression is to be around happy people

Study finds best way to cure depression is to be around happy people | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Manchester and Warwick universities discovered that high spirits spread through social contact with friends and family, whereas depression cannot be passed on,
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Best-selling children's book claims to put kids to sleep in minutes

Best-selling children's book claims to put kids to sleep in minutes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A book called "The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep" has shot to the top of bestseller lists as parents rave that it helps put their kids to bed.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, August 19, 2015 1:56 PM

It's worth a shot!

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Link between long hours, heavy lifting and pregnancy: study

Link between long hours, heavy lifting and pregnancy: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Women who work more than 40 hours a week or routinely lift heavy loads may take longer to get pregnant.
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Is technology rotting your brain?

Is technology rotting your brain? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Dr Lee Hadlington of De Montford University Leicester found the more times a person used the internet or a mobile phone the more likely they were to experience 'cognitive failures'.
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Drinking four mugs of coffee a day can help fight against bowel cancer

Drinking four mugs of coffee a day can help fight against bowel cancer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Dana Cancer Institute in Boston believe the caffeine in coffee cuts inflammation that cancer feeds on. Drinking coffee was also found to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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America's top town to live in is....

America's top town to live in is.... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Looking for a small city to live, work, and raise your family? Consider one of these 10 from Money magazine.
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Brighter men reach middle age in better shape

Brighter men reach middle age in better shape | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study comprised 2,848 males and tested balance, ‘chair-rise’ – the ease with which people get up from a sitting position – and hand grip strength, when measuring physical performance.
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NFL player sends back trophies so son can earn real ones 

NFL player sends back trophies so son can earn real ones  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison said that while he is proud of his son, 'these trophies will be given back until they EARN a real trophy'.
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How often should you step on the scale? New study has the answer

How often should you step on the scale? New study has the answer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
To shed some weight and keep it off, people should be doing something that causes many to shudder with dread — step on a scale.
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That trendy titanium wedding ring could cost you your finger!

That trendy titanium wedding ring could cost you your finger! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Staff at Sheffield's Northern General hospital said removing titanium takes specialist equipment and could mean the blood supply to the finger may be cut off for longer while staff remove the ring.
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