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Soup Study Looks at BPA in Cans

BPA is found in both plastic bottles and cans.  What is BPA?...

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The Happiest States to Live In

A recent survey reveals which states are happiest and which are saddest. Well... having a job security, good environment, weather, etc is very important to make people happier. Not surprised to hear about 5 other worst states. I have been to those states, and I agree with their assessment. - added 03/07/2013 - by Deafia i love hot too but i...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding + How it protects against leukemia

August is National Breastfeeding month!  Here is the link to more information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  A new study finds a correlation between leukemia prevention and breast feeding. Originally published in 2015....

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How do role models impact the lives of deaf individuals?

  • How do role models impact the lives of deaf individuals?

Role Models as Facilitators of Social Capital for Deaf Individuals: A Research Synthesis

Deaf individuals often experience barriers such as negative attitudes, prejudice, and reduced accessibility in school and work environments. The purpose of this article was to explore the unique contributions role models can provide for individuals who are deaf. We reviewed and summarized findings from role models research and identified four key themes across the literature. Our findings suggest that role models for deaf individuals seem to influence personal development that positively impacts achievement in academics and employment.