Monthly Archives: April 2015

Children's health 'worse' if staying with one parent – 'better' if custody shared

Children who live with both parents after a divorce are less likely to develop health issues, a new study suggests. Researchers from Sweden examined data from almost 150,000 children who were either 12 or 15 years old. Sixty-nine per cent … Continue reading

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California Assisted-Living Homes Sue Health Department For Nonpayment Penalties

April 22, 2015.  A California assisted-living facility slapped California’s health department with a proposed class action in state court Thursday, saying the government failed to pay more than $1 million in fines for wrongly withholding reimbursement to 120 elderly care homes. … Continue reading

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Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Calif. Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D – San Bernardino) introduced the Excluded Persons Administrative Action List, or EPAAL legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will … Continue reading

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Divorce is a significant risk factor for heart attacks.

April 20, 2015. Divorce is a major life stressor that can have economic, emotional, and physical health consequences. However, the cumulative association between divorce and risks for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is unknown. This study investigated the association between lifetime … Continue reading

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Working dads feel more guilty than working moms for not spending enough time with children

April 13, 2015. A recent study, published in the April 2015 issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family,suggests that kids’ academic and emotional well-being is not necessarily contingent on the amount of time they spend with their mothers. The … Continue reading

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2015 World Growth Statistics- The (not so) Great Recession leaves a scar

THE global financial crisis was a scarring experience for rich economies. A sharp short-term decline in GDP has given way to steady erosion in growth relative to pre-crisis hopes. Yet as a chapter in the International Monetary Fund’s new World … Continue reading

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Wife serves divorce papers on husband via Facebook

A Brooklyn woman scored a judge’s approval to legally change her relationship status to “single” via Facebook. In a landmark ruling, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is allowing a nurse named Ellanora Baidoo to serve her elusive husband with … Continue reading

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Turkish divorces on the rise

April 2, 2015: he Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) indicated a 4.5 percent increase in divorces in Turkey, while the marriage rate remains steady. Figures from 2014 provide testament to the Turkish population’s traditional belief in the institution of marriage with … Continue reading

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People are happier when they are young and rich

ONE frequent stumbling block for the European project is the fact that different countries want different things. Recent Eurostat polling on self-reported happiness highlights those divergences. As usual, Scandinavians are the happiest people in Europe and retired Danish women are … Continue reading

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