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Near-Death Experiences May Have Scientific Validity, Shows Study

Their work suggests the dying brain is capable of well-organized electrical activity during the early stages of clinical death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2013


Study: Organ Recipients Picky About Donor Background

About 50 percent of the participants worried that they their behavior or personality would change after an organ transplant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013


Are You A Narcissist Just Because You Like To Talk About Yourself Online?

So you post a lot about yourself on Facebook or Twitter … are you a narcissist?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2013


Study: Doctors Advice May Fall On Deaf Ears

A discussion between doctors and parents could help the mother or father better understand why the provider is making that recommendation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Poll: Kids Should Be At Least 13 Before Using The Web On Their Own

A new U of M Mott Children’s Hospital poll shows the majority of adults believe children should be 13 or older to use the web by themselves.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

Study: Physicians Have Higher Than Average Suicide Rates

A University of Michigan study shows what’s behind the higher than average number of physician suicides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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Study: 1 In 5 Babies Born In U.S. Addicted To Opiates

A new University of Michigan study finds one in five babies born in the United States is addicted to an opiate drug like Vicodin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012

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Study Counters Idea That Peer Pressure Tops Parental Influence

Nearly 1,500 teens in grades 7, 9, and 11 from 23 schools in the Washington, D.C. were a part of the study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2012


“YES” Looks To Empower Kids For More Peaceful Communities

Those involved in the study predict the program will have positive results for participants as well as the communities they live in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012


New Car Fuel Economy Drops In December

After two months of increases, the average fuel economy of all vehicles sold in the United States fell by a half mile per gallon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2012