Lois M. Collins
Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 7:10 pm MST
Nine out of 10 Americans celebrate Christmas, but only half see it as a mostly religious holiday. A third see it as a mostly cultural holiday, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Published: Monday, December 16, 2013 10:49 am MST
Maggie was a role model I discovered late in my life and later still in hers — proof that there are new people to love in our futures if we’re receptive to expanding our circles.
Published: Monday, December 16, 2013 8:47 am MST
In a study led by Washington University that includes BYU, researchers have identified a gene that doubles one's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The findings have been published in the journal Nature.
Published: Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:33 pm MST
The first 1,000 days of life are critical in caring for malnourished children. But that's not the end of their story. Nutrition later on can also have a positive impact, according to BYU research on children in...
Published: Friday, December 13, 2013 6:40 pm MST
People who watched six hours or more of coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing exhibited more stress, according to researchers who found watching trauma on TV may lead to PTSD.
Published: Friday, December 13, 2013 11:51 am MST
Housework's becoming a hot-button issue, with competing surveys and differing views about the division of labor. One camp says men should step up, another that everyone should slow down. And it turns out housew...
Published: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:34 pm MST
Alissa Parker remembers clearly what turned out to be her last conversation with her oldest daughter, Emilie, 6. They were in the little girl’s bedroom, looking at the flowers painted on the walls.
Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 4:59 pm MST
Netflix started as a company that sent the movies you wanted to your home, then it moved to direct streaming of video content. These days, the company's betting it can shape how audiences connect with content.
Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 11:12 am MST
Some students – and their parents – either have no ambition for a future beyond high school or they are not considering that the things they post online can have an impact on it.
Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 8:53 am MST
The speed at which children run has slowed down over the course of a generation, according to research involving millions of children in dozens of countries. Experts say the decline has been fairly consistent a...