Study: People Think They’re Nicer Than They Actually AreA British research company, i2 Media Research conducted a study "exploring the relationship between participant ratings of how ‘nice’ they are, their behaviour, and their reported levels of health, happiness and success."
Study Finds States With Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Have Fewer Teen SuicidesA new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found states that legalized same-sex marriage has a positive impact on LGBTQ teenagers.
What's In Your Sandwich? Subway Disputes Study On ChickenA study by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's consumer affairs show "Marketplace" says researchers conducted DNA tests on several chicken sandwiches from fast-food restaurants and found that Subway's chicken breast contained only about half chicken.
Study Links Better Nutrition To Shorter Hospital StaysAdvocate Health Care plans to implement nutritional screening in hospitals starting next year.
Study Finds Uber Usually Faster Than CTA, But Not At Rush HourThe Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University found UberPool, the most inexpensive offering from Uber, generally was faster than riding the CTA, after examining 50 rides over a three-month period.
Study: Adult Children Of Chinese Americans Stressed Over Cultural ExpectationsA new study takes a look at the culture of Chinese Americans in Chicago, and the effects of adult children trying to live up to the expectation that they’ll take care of their aging parents.
Study: Most Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain, But Suffer More Headaches And MigrainesAccording to a study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, based in Darien, Illinois, the majority of sleepwalkers feel no pain, even when suffering injuries.
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.”