NU Study: Birth Control Is Not Linked To DepressionThe mental and physical stress of an unintended pregnancy could trigger new incidents of depression, including postpartum depression.
Study: Films Lag Significantly In Latino RepresentationThe study also found that Latinos, when they are on screen, frequently appear in stereotyped roles. In the most popular films at the U.S. box office, Latinos are depicted as criminals 24% of the time; 17% were portrayed as poor or with a low income.
Study: Asian Carp Could Find Plenty Of Food In Lake MichiganAuthorities are debating how to keep them out of the Great Lakes, where fishing is a $7 billion industry.
Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain AgingDepression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression late in life may be a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's. It's not clear how.
Study: Underserved Communities Get Few Resources From Park District"The Chicago Park District is investing the least in the communities that need it the most."
Study: Female-Led Films Outperform Male Ones"This analysis affirms data showing that diversity has a positive impact on a company's bottom line."
New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sThe study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, wasn't hunting viruses but was looking for new drug targets for Alzheimer's.
New Study: Americans Waste One Pound Of Food Per Person Per DayA new study by the University of Vermont says Americans waste about one pound of food per person per day and it turns out the healthier a person eats, the more food that individual throws away.
Study: Bacon Linked To Causing CancerFor many people, bacon is likened to a gift from above. However, the popular breakfast food, delicious as it may be, has been linked to causing various types of cancer.
Study: Grandparents Who Babysit Grandkids Could Live LongerAccording to a new study, published in Evolution and Human Behavior, grandparents who watch their grandchildren live significantly longer lives.
Northwestern Neurologist Calls New CTE Study "Jaw Dropping"A new study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association is revealing some disturbing new findings about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE.
New Study Shows Natural Prairie Grass To Be More Beneficial Than Green GrassYour lawn may be green and lush but, according to a new study from Northern Illinois University, planting other kinds of grasses and plants may be more beneficial to the planet.
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.