Lois M. Collins
Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:14 pm MDT
A growing number of American adults provide care for an adult or child with significant health challenges. For many of them, technology is a valuable tool for gathering information and finding support.
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 2:04 pm MDT
Nearly 50 years ago, a national report on the black family in America found serious challenges. Many of those issues remain, according to a new look, "The Moynihan Report Revisited." The issues increasingly cro...
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 12:53 pm MDT
The University of Arizona is packing a classroom with men and women who want to know about fatherhood in various cultures. It's part research, part how-to, taught by a husband-wife team.
Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 4:32 pm MDT
Dads are a powerful force in their children's development, from how they do in school to whether girls become pregnant as teens. Fathers influence independence, persistence and academic achievement, among other...
Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 8:24 pm MDT
The Supreme Court on Thursday said natural DNA cannot be patented, but upheld the patentability of synthetic DNA. The effect on testing prices, access may not be as great as some have predicted, experts warn.
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
Take a bike ride, make a sandwich, have your dog escort you down the aisle. These are all elements of recent unusual wedding celebrations designed to fete a couple in a way that reflects their personalities.
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 1:19 pm MDT
The average American plans to spend $120 for Father's Day, which sounds pretty good until you learn that Mother's Day spending averaged $168, a 40 percent gap.
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Many photos were taken right after Argentine cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was selected Pope. But the one that speaks volumes to me about the world in which we live was a distant shot that captured a ton of little a...
Published: Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:43 pm MDT
Myriad Genetics holds patents related to the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which play a role in some inherited breast and ovarian cancers. The Supreme Court this month is expected to announce whether a human gene can ...
Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 8:31 pm MDT
Young people use parents' tech limitations, lack of time to their advantage as they hide online behavior that is sometimes risky, rude and even illegal, according to a report by McAfee. Nearly half said they'd ...