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Real On-Air Violence Can Traumatize Viewers

iStock/Thinkstock(ROANOKE, Va.) — The shoot­ing on live tele­vi­sion in Vir­ginia Wednes­day could have a psy­cho­log­i­cal effect on the thou­sands of view­ers who were exposed to the trau­matic event, accord­ing to some experts.
Ali­son Parker, 24, and Adam Ward,…

 

How Virginia Shooting May Help Psych Experts See Warning Signs

Jay Paul/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The slay­ing of two jour­nal­ists on live tele­vi­sion Wednes­day became more shock­ing when the sus­pected gun­man posted video he says he took of the shoot­ing to his Face­book page, deliv­ered a 23-page doc­u­ment about his…

 

'Date-onomics': How to Play the Numbers Game to Find Love

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re a sin­gle woman look­ing for a man but you think there are no good ones left, a new book on dat­ing says it’s not just your imagination.Author Jon Birger sug­gests the prob­lem for women try­ing to find &l…

 

In-Ear Thermometer May Help Women Overcome Fertility Problem

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An esti­mated 1.2 mil­lion women are try­ing to get preg­nant and strug­gling. What if tech­nol­ogy could help? That’s the ques­tion Vanessa Xi, founder of Yono labs, asked after she strug­gled with fer­til­ity issues. Her in…

 

 

Study: Sexism, However Subtle, Is Detrimental to Women at Work

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hos­til­ity and acts of overt sex­ism at work have neg­a­tive con­se­quences on women’s occu­pa­tional well-being. But a new review of past research on almost 75,000 work­ing women finds that “high frequency/low intensi…

 

Your Body: Are Smoothies Healthy for You?

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­torSmooth­ies are not only a sum­mer favorite, but a go-to health option for a healthy diet. But are they really that healthy? Smooth­ies taste great, but it turns out that lots of t…