Anne Mancl

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FDA: Use HPV tests over Pap tests to find cervical cancer

The Pap test, the gold standard for detecting cervical cancer for 60 years, may be losing its luster.<p>An FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended this week that a particular HPV test become the first line of screening for the deadly disease.<p>The test developed by Roche detects the DNA of the …

Is homework making your child sick?

New research shows that some students are doing more than three hours of homework a night -- and that all that school work may be literally making them sick.<p>It may be tempting to dismiss this latest research, conducted in upper-middle-class areas, as yet another manifestation of the eccentricities …

Happily disgusted? 15 new emotions ID'd

Until recently, scientists had only identified six basic human emotions: happy, sad, fearful, angry, surprised and disgusted.<p>These "emotion categories," as cognitive scientists like to call them, are defined by the facial muscles we use to express each emotion.<p>"The problem with that is that we …

Top Ten Gardening Secrets - #9 Organic "Homemade-Costs-Pennies" Bug Spray Recipe that Works!

April 11, 2014<p>In this push button society of our it’s all to easy, just push a button and the car starts, want to watch CupRockTV — click your mouse, …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Watch out world, there is a new breed of entrepreneur.<p>Millennial female entrepreneurs are disrupting industries, creating innovative products and ultimately, changing the world. The thing that I admire most about my fellow female …

Is Emotion Really The Enemy Of Reason?

If you let emotion guide your decisions, are you setting yourself up to fail? The answer depends largely on one key thing.<p>A great leader makes great decisions, and for much of human history, great decisions were thought to be made with cold logic. The idea that emotion was the enemy of reason …

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Stop Penalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School

Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks.<p>This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far more often than I discipline girls. Flipping through the pink and yellow slips—my school's system …

What Ads With Half-Naked Women Look Like When They’re Turned Into Men

85 min Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring …

Documentaries

27 Black Women Activists Everyone Should Know

February 28, 2014<p>read<p>add comment<p>The contributions of Black women to shaping and changing the world for the better are often minimized. At every …

The Gender Politics of Posing - Sociological Images

A reader named Caroline sent in a really nice email. “I just wanted to tell you – again,” she wrote, “how much of an impression you’ve made on my …

Once Gender Neutral, Sure Is Now Going For the Ladies

Remember Sure? Sure you do—well, maybe you do. Introduced in 1973, it became a household name in the ’80s with its “Raise your hand if you’re Sure” …