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  • Locals react to new study about marriage

    March 22, 2012 10:07 PM

    A new government study that came out Thursday said only half of first marriages last 20 years. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there is a 52% chance that a first marriage for a woman will survive 20 years. For men, the number is a little higher... more »
  • Study: Violent crime does not drive state prison incarcerations

    August 2, 2011 9:14 PM

    New research from Santa Clara University shows the violent crime rate in different counties does not determine how many people they send to state prison. Criminal Justice Law Professor W. David Ball published a study called "Tough on Crime (On the State's Dime)". The study found just a third... more »
  • Cell phone use affects brain cell activity, study finds

    February 22, 2011 5:40 PM

    Many of us would simply lose our minds without a cell phone, but new research shows using a cell phone can affect brain activity. Turns out, even brief conversations on a mobile phone can alter activity in our brain cells. "Cell phone exposure, in this case for 50 minutes,... more »
  • Report: FDA should force rollback in salty foods

    April 20, 2010 12:04 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent group that advises the government on health matters is urging the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the amount of salt in food, and the FDA says the idea is under consideration. Americans eat about 1½ teaspoons of salt daily, more than double what... more »
  • Indoor tanning could become an addiction, study says

    April 19, 2010 5:50 PM

    We've heard about addictions to alcohol, drugs, even eating and sex. Now, you can add indoor tanning to the list. The tanning beds are on at salons all over the country, as young people prepare for prom, graduation or that spring trip to the beach. A risky beauty treatment,... more »
  • Pismo Beach leaders to ask that recent air pollution study be ignored

    March 15, 2010 7:35 PM

    The Pismo Beach City Council says the state should have its own chance to study the air pollution at the Oceano Dunes, and until then a previous study should be ignored. A recent study shows air pollution on the Nipomo Mesa exceeds state standards, and it could have to... more »
  • Tabs on aluminum cans still pose hazard, study says

    November 30, 2009 7:03 AM

    Thirty years after makers of aluminum cans changed the tabs to prevent them from being swallowed by children, a new study finds the problem remains. Researchers at the Cincinnati Children's Medical Center say tabs on beverage cans are still unsafe. Although the tabs are designed to stay attached to... more »
  • Report highlights ways to cut the number of ADHD cases

    November 23, 2009 6:58 AM

    Doctors estimate the number of cases of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) could be cut by one-third, by eliminating kids' exposure to cigarettes and lead. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center looked at records of mothers' who smoked during pregnancy. They also looked at results of blood tests... more »

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