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Race or class irrelevant in intelligence of babies, groundbreaking Oxford study finds

LONDON — Babies born in similar circumstances will thrive regardless of race or geography, Oxford-led research has found, quashing the idea that race or class determines intelligence. In a scientific first, the team of researchers tracked the physical and intellectual development of babies around the world from the earliest days after conception to age two.… Read More »

Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

(Reuters Health) – In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report. The researchers, all from the VA, compared wait times there for new patients to those for new patients in the private sector as determined by an… Read More »

Poll finds support for paid family leave tumbles when Americans are presented with costs

The idea of a new a government program for paid leave is overwhelmingly popular among Americans, right up until they are informed about the possible costs. That’s the conclusion of a new YouGov survey conducted with the libertarian Cato Institute. According to the poll of 1,700 Americans, a whopping 74 percent support “a new federal… Read More »