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15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Is cell phone addiction on the horizon?

The word "addiction" is commonly associated with alcohol and drugs. But a new study by researchers from Baylor University in Waco, TX, suggests a new form of dependence is becoming an increasing concern - cell phone addiction.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Alcoholism, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Students 'addicted to mobile phones': Some spending up to ten hours ...

A study found that female students spent an average of ten hours a day texting, emailing and on social media while their male students spent nearly eight Students spend up to ten hours a day on their mobile phones, a study found.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics

Fixer Upper With Chip and Joanna Will Return to HGTV

HGTV fans enjoyed the first season of Fixer Upper and look forward to seeing new episodes air in the near feature.


Related Topix: Home Improvement, Home

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Rockport art scene grows with artist-in-residence program

The Rockport Center for the Arts has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, said visual arts director John Aasp.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, University of Houston

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Medical Daily

Cell Phones Make For Sleepy, Screen-Addicted, Socially Awkward...

The average college female spends 10 hours a day on her cell phone. Men aren't far behind, spending, on average, eight hours with their eyes glued to the tiny screen.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics


BU Freshman Injured In Deadly Crash Nears End Of Rehab Treatment

Incoming Baylor University freshman Megan Taylor Ritzi, 18, of Fort Worth, who was in extremely critical condition after a one-vehicle crash on July 29 that killed a current student and a recent graduate, is nearing the end of her treatment at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas, according to an advisory issued Friday.


Related Topix: Falls County, TX


College Students Spend Most of College Looking at Cell Phones

A new study out of Baylor University finds that college students spend an "astounding" amount of time on their cell phones and has researchers warning of cell phone "addiction" .


Related Topix: Cellphones


Traditions Rally Helps Staff Prepare for Sunday Game

According to the Baylor Vice president for Facilities and Operations Brian Nicholson, staff did not have major surprises but there is still fine-tuning to do before the big game.


Thu Aug 28, 2014


Baylor Will Provide Shuttle for Traditions Rally, HS Football Game

Waco Downtown Development Corporation and Baylor University are pleased to announce that Waco Transit will be providing transportation to two important upcoming events at McLane Stadium: Thursday night's Baylor Traditions Rally, with concert featuring Philip Phillips, and the Friday night high school football game between Aledo and Cedar Park.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Waco, TX

Triple Pundit

Coconuts and Sustainable Development: Adding Value to a Wasted Resource

Imitating nature's way of letting nothing to go to waste, materials researchers-turned-entrepreneurs are using the humble coconut husk to manufacture an expanding variety of useful, environmentally friendly products.


Related Topix: College Station, TX

The Georgetown Times

Freedom, intelligence, renewal, courage...a perfect fit

Eileen Keithly/South Strand News Alan Rasheed, left, and his son Richard anxiously watch the placement of the totem pole during a three-hour installation Aug. 19, at the Waccamaw High School Football Field.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


Research geared to keep women from fleeing IT profession

Studies show that women are significantly underrepresented in the IT field, and the number of women who've graduated with degrees in computer and information science have plummeted from 37 percent in 1985 to 18 percent in 2011.


Related Topix: Florida State University

Wise County Messenger Online

Enriquez graduates

Melisa Enriquez Melisa Enriquez of Boyd graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in Spanish from Baylor University in Waco Aug. 16.Enriquez was the valedictorian of the Boyd High School class of 2010.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Lions present scholarship to Rojas

Lions Club scholarship recipient Sammy Rojas attended the Lions Club luncheon meeting Aug. 13. He expressed his gratitude to the club.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

SMU Picks Executive for Leadership Post

Anthony Herrera was picked to lead the Latino Leadership Initiative at Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business, officials said Monday.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Reason Magazine

No, Rhode Island Didn't 'Accidently' Decriminalize Prostitution

In the life of any person who regards herself as principled, there come times when those principles seem to conflict with one's goals; at that point, one is forced to decide whether the principles supersede the goals or the ends justify the means.


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, US Politics, US News

Deseret News

Hey moms: Here's why your neighbor's religion matters

Religious influence in a community might be strong enough to affect whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious leanings, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Hope College, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Effingham Herald

7 reasons why prayer is good for you

A study by Baylor University recently discovered that a person's prayers may or may not be answered depending upon his or her relationship with the divine.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, University of Rochester

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Baylor University's McLane Stadium Almost Ready For Game Day

Aug 22, 2014 Waco, TX - Baylor Bears Stadium is currently rigourously testing concession stands, facilities and every amenity in preparation for game day.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Medina Gazette

William E. "Bill" Cohen

William E. "Bill" Cohen, 75, a longtime resident of Medina, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at Hospice of Medina County, of cancer.


Related Topix: Medina, OH, Medina County, OH