Arrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.
If you drive in the Chicago area, you’re going to find a recent study hard to believe.
A consultant’s study on the economic impact of the summit indicates total spending of $128 million, local tax revenues of $3 million and more than 2,000 temporary jobs. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
New research from Chicago suggests that keeping physically active can also keep you mentally fit.
A new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.
DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Emergency dispatchers suffer many of the same kinds of symptoms that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, researchers at Northern […]
Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.
Chicago was recently deemed the most corrupt city in the nation, and deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich last week became the second consecutive governor in prison for corruption convictions.
People often drink diet sodas to be healthier, but new research suggests some potential health dangers. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports a look at the risk and has some advice on what to do if you’re a fan of those drinks.
A new study is throwing cold water on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school “turnaround” effort.
Northwestern University researchers say a new study suggests that parents should give their children music lessons.
A new study says driving with a bad cold might be like getting behind the wheel under the influence. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
If you’re in your 40s or 50s, Northwestern University researchers say it is critical to control your blood pressure.
A new report says high school dropouts in Illinois have a low earning power over their lifetimes, and are more likely to spend time behind bars.
Research presented at the Chicago meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has found a first-ever physiologic link between playing violent video games and changes in behavior.
It’s the world’s most popular sport and now there’s new evidence that playing soccer can damage your brain.
Stressed out? You might want to get it in check. Chicago researchers say stress could be a new risk factor for breast cancer.
DePaul University ranked dead last in a recent “Sexual Health Report Card” measuring the availability of such services as contraception and STD testing.
Heroin used to be a blight confined to urban areas, but no longer. Heroin’s deadly reach extends to the suburbs and beyond. And a new study shows that heroin users don’t know the risks associated with the drug.
African American women in the south suburbs are 300 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women in the same area. It’s a number that has left long time doctors and researchers stunned.