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Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

A man drinks a pint of beer. (Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Study Finds Alcohol Is Leading Preventable Cause Of Cancer In U.S.

Dr. Timothy Naimi, at Boston University School of Medicine, says this is the first time in 30 years that researchers have looked closely at alcohol and cancer deaths.

02/15/2013

A woman walks out of a Williams-Sonoma store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Ranks SF-Based Williams-Sonoma #1 For Executive Gender Equity

San Francisco-Based Williams-Sonoma ranked number one in UC Davis’ annual study of gender equity among California’s 400 largest companies.

02/07/2013

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Wasted Time In Traffic Costs Commuters $121B; Bay Area Among Worst

An annual study of national driving patterns shows that Americans spent 5.5 billion additional hours sitting in traffic in 2011, and Bay Area roads are among the most congested.

02/05/2013

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Earthquake Study Finds That ‘Stable’ Faults May Cause Mega-Quake

A new study suggests certain earthquake fault segments long thought to be stable may rupture and cause a mega-quake.

01/10/2013

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Small Group Of Drivers To Blame For Bay Area Backups

Researchers are blaming a small group of motorists for the San Francisco area’s freeway traffic headaches.

01/08/2013

Toys identified in the annual "Trouble in Toyland" CALPIRG study (CBS)

Survey Finds Many Dangerous Toys On Annual List

The annual holiday toy risk report compiled by the California Public Interest Research Group suggests that a number of potentially dangerous and toxic toys are available this year on store shelves.

11/20/2012

Health supplements fill the shelves of Whole Food Market (Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Study Finds Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk In Men

America’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.

10/17/2012

About the Bay: Study Is Sheer Joy For Bald Guys

It’s been suggested that “bald is beautiful.” But aren’t we also told that it’s what’s on the inside that counts?!

10/08/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

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