Published: Dec 10th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With more than half of us expecting to play Santa for ourselves this holiday season, a University of Florida family finance expert warns that being self-indulgent — even at bargain prices — can lead to a bad case of buyer’s remorse.
Published: Oct 24th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women view childlessness much more favorably than men do, likely because parenting places greater demands on mothers, especially those juggling work and family responsibilities, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Oct 9th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Raising monthly premiums by just $5 was enough to push many low-income families out of Florida’s State Health Insurance Program in 2003, placing thousands of children at risk for being uninsured, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Aug 31st, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Starting to diet seems to double the odds a teenage girl will begin smoking, a University of Florida study has found.
Published: Aug 7th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A parent’s struggle with stress or depression can lower a child’s quality of life — and it could hinder an overweight youngster’s attempts to lose weight, too, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Jul 10th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Swimming is good, clean summer fun for small children—but University of Florida experts caution that swim diapers won’t necessarily keep the water clean, and that could spell trouble if sick kids go in the pool.
Published: Jun 13th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — So long, Venus and Mars: Once they become a couple, men and women are from the same planet, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: May 17th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Believing in yourself may be good for the soul, but it can also be good for the bank account, according to a new University of Florida study that finds self-confidence can translate into earning hundreds of thousands of dollars more over a lifetime.
Published: May 7th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For one day each year, motherhood brings flowers, cards and Sunday brunches, but a new University of Florida study asks, how important is it for women’s happiness in midlife whether and when they had children?
Published: Apr 17th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The gateway to drinking often swings open at home. Instead of keeping their kids locked out of the liquor cabinet, parents turn out to be the primary […]