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New Study Questions Whether PMS Exists

The week before your period — do you scream at people, throw things and just feel downright cranky and irritable?


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New Study Aims To Determine Relation Between Vitamins & Asthma

Are vitamins and asthma related? Previous studies show that lung function is worse in asthmatic children with a vitamin D deficiency, even when treated with inhaled steroids.


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New Study To Help Improve City Nightlife

How do you balance a growing night scene with residents’ rights to a safe peaceful place to live? That is what today’s announcement was all about and it all starts with study that will take a few months aims produce long-lasting solutions.


Lower Back Pain Study

The University of Pittsburgh is looking for older adults with lower back pain and depression.


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Study Shows More Officers Killed In 2011 Nationwide Than In Years Past

A new study shows that more police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2011 nationwide than in years past, and it’s something Western Pennsylvanians know all too well.


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Research Group Disputes Privatizing Liquor Study

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Stephen Herzenberg, economist and executive director of Keystone Research Center.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/03/2011

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Study Suggests Cartoons Are Affecting Our Children

Mike Pintek talks to Lisa Willig, Norwin School District’s Repsonce to Intruction and Intervention Coordinator.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/12/2011

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Study Ranks Pennsylvania 19th On List Of Most Obese States

According to a new report by the Trust for America’s Health, Pennsylvania is among those states ranked highest in obesity. Out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania ranks as 19th on the list of the most obese states.


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Do Toxins Affect Human Neuro-Development?

uquesne University is hosting a conference to question whether environmental toxins affect human neuro-development.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/24/2011

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New Study Questions Effectiveness Of Sunscreens

Environmental Working Group research claims that three out of five sunscreens fail to protect your skin from certain ultraviolet rays. But what do local doctors say?


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Autism Study Volunteers Needed

University of Pittsburgh researchers announced today they are looking for parent volunteers for a new study to look at potential triggers for autism.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/09/2011

Pitt Autism Study

Researchers at Pitt are looking for volunteers for an autism study.


Insurance Institute For Highway Safety Study On Driver Death Rates

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with a new report showing the driver death rates for each model of vehicle on the road.


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Bishop Zubik Addresses Child Abuse Study

A report analyzing the cause of sex abuse by clergy is stirring up controversy.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/19/2011

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Researcher’s Weight Loss Study Focuses On Power Of Mind

Losing weight is a tough challenge for many of us and that’s why a study done at Carnegie Mellon University is attracting a lot of attention. Researchers believe they’ve found a way to help you eat less and it’s kind of surprising. It has to do with the power of the mind.