Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:03 am MDT
A new Council on Contemporary Families symposium says the number of rapes and other sexual assaults has dropped, though they're still under-counted. The group notes a good news/bad news mix to recent attention ...
Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:56 pm MDT
Relationships are complicated sometimes, but research says there really is a pretty simple way to tell if you are with the right person.
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:18 am MDT
Public awareness campaigns sometimes claim an American child goes missing every 90 seconds. That's not quite true.
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:23 am MDT
The Institute of Medicine says families can do a lot to prevent cognitive decline related to aging. Brain health is as influenced by lifestyle choices like exercise and diet as heart health is.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:39 pm MDT
The CEO of Turkish Airlines wants his single pilots to get married. He believes it will provide them with some stability.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:23 pm MDT
The Air Force is the latest military branch to embrace "May I Kiss You" training designed to reduce unwanted sexual advances.
Published: Monday, April 20, 2015 11:24 pm MDT
Bob Costas has taken heat for trying to provide context during sports events. But why wouldn't I want to hear from someone who has lived and breathed that world for many years?
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:52 pm MDT
When Cynthia Kersey brought her grandchildren home to raise, she wondered how she'd pay for the medications and diapers and food. A study says some kids living with grandparents don't get vital supports that he...
Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:59 pm MDT
The Maryland couple who made national headlines for letting their children walk home unaccompanied from a park are in potential trouble with Child Protective Services again after the kids were picked up a third...
Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 9:01 am MDT
Research suggests that parents who figure soon the baby will be old enough to help out around the house may be in for a surprise. Between school and extracurricular activities, children remain generally unhelpf...