A new study by the Pew Research Center shows just how much teens are using technology and social media.
How smart do you think you are? Because you may not be as intelligent as you think. A new study from the American Psychological Association suggests that instant, online access to information may be inflating people’s sense of their own intelligence.
It has always been a hot topic: kids and alcohol. So, should you let them try a sip, or not? A new long-term study found that kids who had sipped alcohol were more likely to start drinking earlier and to abuse alcohol.
A new survey reveals many Americans aren’t doing a good job when it comes to saving their income. According to Bankrate.com, roughly half of all Americans save 5 percent or less of their incomes.
A recent University of Minnesota study has revealed that being hungry while shopping not only influences our desire to buy food, but other nonfood objects.
Whether it’s chewy and gooey or crunchy and savory, many of us reach for certain foods to make us feel better.
A new study heralds Minnesotans as the safest drivers in the nation. The website CarInsuranceComparison.com compiled data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, looking at things like traffic violations, drunk driving, careless driving and deadly crashes.
We’ve long heard that drinking milk can help our bones and overall health. But a new study out Thursday morning says drinking lots of milk could actually be bad for you.
There’s a new reason to avoid sugary drinks. It’s already known that too much soda can create a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke — not to mention what it will do to your teeth. Now, add 4-and-a-half years of extra aging to the list.
Pregnant women are faced with many decisions and often have lots of questions. Now, it appears there’s something new they may want to ask their doctors: the cesarean rate at the hospital where the baby will be born.
New insight into just how long a marriage will last. Research from Emory University suggests the bigger the diamond, the shorter the marriage.
Many teenagers leave nothing to the imagination anymore with the way they use their phones. A new six-year study found 28 percent of high school students had sent nude photos of themselves by text message.
It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
Just because you can talk to your car, doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies, out Tuesday morning, take a look at technology aimed at preventing distracted-driving. But those studies say they’re actually making the problem worse.
Prior Lake is the most expensive place to get a speeding ticket in Minnesota, according to a study by NerdWallet.com. The consumer finance website conducted a study on the true cost of a speeding ticket in Minnesota. It looked at the price of the ticket, plus court costs and insurances increases over three years, which is how long speeding tickets last in Minnesota.
Are action movies making us fat? A new study suggests the more exciting the movie, the more we tend to eat. Researchers at Cornell University published the study in the Journal of American Medical Association.
The next time you’re thinking about renting a Nice Ride bike, you may want to bring a helmet.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that some kids are more likely to gain weight in the summertime.
A new study published by Harvard University researchers suggests those who eat a lot of red meat in early adulthood could be at a higher risk for breast cancer.
This is an obvious statement — pet owners love their furry family members. There’s always debate though, on where you let them sit or sleep.
Big changes are in the works for the St. Paul School District. Officials are considering pushing back start times, beginning in the 2015-16 school year.
We’ve already heard that sports and energy drinks aren’t exactly healthy choices, but a new study from the University of Minnesota has now linked them to other vices. Researchers said teenagers who have one of those drinks at least once a week are more likely to smoke cigarettes.
A new study shows the number of children injured by baby gates has nearly quadrupled in the past 20 years.
We know some people can get grouchy when they’re hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand — especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.
Gov. Mark Dayton says prospects for a study on one type of medicinal marijuana stand between “slim and none” because advocates for broader legalization don’t appear interested. Dayton said that his proposal to spend more than $2 million to research a non-combustible form of marijuana lacks support.