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Chewing the Facts: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, and Plastic Skin.

This Week: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, Fiscal Cliff and Plastic Skin.

Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved?

The change of the season is a great time to sort through your closet and clear your wardrobe of old, outdated clothing. But getting rid of clothing can be a little more complicated than just putting something in the trash or donation bin—some pieces may have sentimental value, be great basics or truly one-of-a-kind pieces […]

As if growing pains weren’t enough: Health disparities in sexual minorities

As if teens today don’t have enough to worry about, studies in the last decade have proved what all too many are already well aware of: being a sexual minority—that is gay, lesbian or bisexual—makes growing up healthy even harder. Most of us remember the mad race of high school, desperately trying to figure out what it takes to be one of the “cool kids,” to fit in and be liked, while others rebelled and fought to stand out as much as possible [...]

Having It All: Success + Love

Lately, the media has been “reminding” us that we just can’t have it all—it’s gone mainstream that we have to choose between loving our life and having a great career. But the true meaning of living a good life is finding a balance between the two. That means working hard and playing hard; it means […]

The DIY-er’s Tool Kit: The Basics

DI-What? Have you ever noticed a chair in a store window that was completely out of your price range? Or maybe saw a picture on the internet of a worn dresser or desk that someone modified into a truly amazing piece? If you thought to yourself “that doesn’t look too bad; I could build it […]

[Review] Rock Your Finances with Mint.com

10 August 2012

re your finances a tangled maze of information? Tired of signing in and out of multiple banking websites just to check your balances? Wish there was a way to get the “big picture” of where you are financially? That is precisely the problem that Mint.com set out to solve when it launched in September of […]

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Chewing the Facts: Olympic Women from Every Nation, Weight Loss Tips and Female Money’s Inabiilty to Buy Male Happiness

08 August 2012

This week: Study Questions: Whether Becoming a Doctor Pays off for Women, London Games Are First to Include Women from Every Country, 20% of US Women Were Uninsured in 2010, up from 15% in 2000, Want to Lose Weight? Keep a Food Journal, Don't Skip Meals and Avoid Going Out to Lunch, Female Money Doesn't Buy Male Happiness

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A Day in the Life: Megan Tosh, Engineer

06 August 2012

“There’s a critical need for engineers in our society today and the opportunities within the field of engineering are much more diverse than most students realize,” says Megan Tosh. She would know. Engineering Her Education Megan earned her bachelor and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida in 2006 and 2008, […]

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Higher Education at a Lower Cost

02 August 2012

Most students weren’t trust fund babies, even prior to the recession, but college tuition remained affordable through scholarships, grants and financial aid. Unfortunately, that was then and this is now. Between 2008 and 2010, across the nation the average public university has raised its tuition 15 percent, according to USA Today. As tuition continues to rise it […]

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