Study: 29 Percent Of Illinois Residents Are ObeseA new state-by-state study has found Illinois just about in the middle of the pack when it comes to the percentage of the population that's obese.
Rising Traffic Times A Sign Of Growing EconomyThe latest annual study finds traffic has recovered completely since the economy tanked in 2008, and five of the 20 most congested roads in the U.S. are in the Chicago area.
Study: Families Who Struggle With Food Insecurity Also Face Higher Health Care CostsWith hundreds of thousands of people in Cook County already having trouble finding enough healthy food, a new study reveals that struggle might bring an added burden: higher health care costs.
Study: Diabetes Could Affect Cognitive AbilitiesPeople who suffer from long-term type 2 diabetes might also experience negative effects on their brain.
Professors To Be Honored For Study Of Traffic Stop DisparitiesDr. Steven Maynard-Moody said he and his fellow researchers found no racial bias in normal traffic stops -- in which the sole reason a driver is pulled over is an actual traffic violation -- but they did find tremendous bias in so-called “investigatory traffic stops.”
Chicago Hospital Participates In Study Of Potential Alzheimer's VaccineSolanezumab is now being given to patients in earlier stages of the disease. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Medical Pilot Program Uses 'Fitbits' To Monitor PatientsCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports wrist-fastened devices are not just for exercise anymore.
University Of Chicago Researchers Examine Impact Of 2013 School ClosingsAccording to the study, nearly all of the students – approximately 93 percent – ended up at a school with better academic ratings than their original school. One-fifth of the students whose schools were closed were transferred to top-tier schools.
Study: City's Red Light Camera Safety Claims ExaggeratedThe Emanuel administration was standing by the city’s scandal-plagued red light camera program on Friday, in the face of a Chicago Tribune study revealing the city’s safety claims have been overblown.
Study: City Council A Bigger Rubber Stamp For Emanuel Than For The DaleysThe City Council has bristled under criticisms that it is little more than a rubber stamp for Chicago’s mayors, but a new study has revealed that label is more accurate now than ever.
Study: Summer Jobs Programs Reduce Youth ViolenceA study from the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania has found summer job and mentoring programs for disadvantaged youths in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by nearly half over a 16-month period.
New Studies Point Out Dangers Of 'Talking' To CarJust because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.