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U-M Study Finds Kids In Low-Income Families Drink Too Much Juice

Too much of a good thing? A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that kids in low-income families drink more juice than recommended.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

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Study: Brain Makes Call On Which Ear Is Used For Cell Phone

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance (left or right hemisphere) and the ear used to listen to a cell phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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Study: Spanking May Mentally Harm Your Child

New research on spanking indicates it might be dangerous for your child’s brain, slowing cognitive development and increasing the risk of mental health disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

Study: Diet May Have Some Effect On ADHD

Fast food, soda and ice cream may be American kids’ favorite menu items, but a new study says junk food is probably the worst thing for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012

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Volunteers Sought For Huron River Stonefly Search

A nonprofit group is seeking volunteers to help search the Huron River this month for winter stoneflies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2012

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Moving Firm Study: People Going South, West

“While Michigan and Illinois still appear on the list, migration out of the region has slowed considerably,” said Carl Walter, vice president of United Van Lines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

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Study: 83% Of Smartphone Users Admit To Checking Work Email After Hours

People are finding it necessary to always be connected to their work and personal email, even interrupting meals and daily activities to check email, and workers are willing to drive great distances for connectivity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

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U-M Study Will Test For Alzheimer’s Risk

Genetic testing will be available for the first time for those who may be at risk and are showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

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Study: Retail Crimes Continue to Rise

According to a recent study, leading retailers are reporting increases in organized retail crime and shoplifting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

Low Birth Weight, Poverty Mean Chronic Disease In Mid-Life

The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

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