Articles tagged with: study

15 July 2014

In Oregon, gun deaths outpace motor vehicle deaths for 3rd year in a row

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Washington, DC --  Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in Oregon in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available, a new analysis from the Violence Policy Cen ...

30 June 2014

Users angered at Facebook emotion-manipulation study

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Today Show) News that Facebook manipulated users' news feeds to see if it made them feel blue now has some users seeing red. Facebook is seeing backlash after participating in a study that inv ...

17 June 2014

Electronics and sleep

Posted in Health

How well did you sleep last night? If you don't feel well rested, you may want to blame your electronic devices. Research shows those electronics before bedtime can lead to sub-standard sleep cycles ...

13 June 2014

The "Cool" group study

Posted in U.S. & World News

Were you in the cool group growing up or part of the less popular crowd? A new study says being cool when you're growing up doesn't mean you'll grow up to succeed. The study was done by the Universi ...

11 June 2014

Red meat and the risk of breast cancer

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Eating large amounts of red meat in early adulthood could raise a woman's risk of breast cancer. Researchers looked at the diet and medical history of over 88,000 pre-menopausal women. 20 years late ...

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 ...