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Ibuprofen Relieves Women’s Hurt Feelings, Not Men’s

For years, researchers have known that physical pain relievers such as ibuprofen can also help ease emotional pain, but new research suggests that ibuprofen has contrasting effects on men and women: Men who take the drug report harsher feelings of rejection, and women report feeling better.

Book on Family Communication, Edited by Professor, Wins Distinguished Book Award

"The Handbook of Family Communication," edited by Anita Vangelisti, the Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor in Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the Distinguished Book Award from the Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).

Professor Elected Vice-President of International Association of Relationship Research

Anita Vangelisti, the Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor in Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected vice-president of the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR). She will become president in July, just prior to the association's meeting in Israel next year.