A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.
On average, the number of innings pitched fell among the study group from 59 to 50 per season, while ERA’s swelled from 4.15 to 4.74 and WHIP ticked up from 1.40 before the operation to 1.48 after.
Is Friday really the happiest day of the week? Not according to your tweets. Twitter tracked comments from users and charted the frequency of different phrases to try and determine when we heel certain emotions.
It comes as no surprise that San Francisco and Oakland are top 10 among major United States cities for the earning gap between the haves and have-nots. However, you may be surprised to hear that San Jose ranks much lower among the 50 largest cities on income disparity, according to a Brookings Institute report.
A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.
According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released on Wednesday, food, shelter and other child-rearing necessities will set a middle-class family back nearly a quarter-million dollars – or $301,970 when adjusted for future inflation.
Study findings by three UC Berkeley researchers, published in the journal Science, suggest there is a connection between even minor changes in temperature or rainfall amounts and increased conflict around the world.
The Berkeley Police Officers Association is releasing an online citizen’s survey on the use of Tasers and would like the city to explore arming the police force with the devices.
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.
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.