Articles tagged with: study

06 June 2014

Pesky Pets

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Mayo Clinic) What's keeping you up at night? For many Americans, its their pets. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic for sleep medicine in Phoenix, Arizona studied more than 100 patients. Each patie ...

05 June 2014

Banning food stamp purchases of soda may help decrease obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Stanford, Calif. -- Banning food stamp purchases of soda and other sugary drinks could cause a major drop in obesity and diabetes among the poor. That's the finding of a new study published in the A ...

19 May 2014

Study shows children with less sleep may be at risk for obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

NBC News -- Children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk for obesity. Researchers used parent surveys to assess children's sleep patterns throughout early childhood. By the age of ...

26 March 2014

Study shows 23 percent of Oregon children live in poverty

Posted in Local, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- According to the 2014 Progress Report from Children First for Oregon about 23 percent of Oregon children live at or below the poverty level. This rate is a decline from last year's ...

21 March 2014

March Madness slows work

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment, Sports

(NECN)  In what's become a March tradition along with the NCAA basketball tournament, the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, and Christmas has released an estimate of what March Madness co ...