New Data Tool To Shed Light On Inequality In The Bay AreaNew data has been collected by three groups to help policymakers and community advocates craft solutions to inequality in the region, officials with the San Francisco Foundation said Wednesday.
New Study Shows Cell Phone Are Essential Lifeline For Bay Area HomelessThe majority of homeless people living in the Bay Area have cell phones or permanent access to a cell phone, which serves as an important lifeline to many services, according to a new study.
Study: African Americans Lower Risk For Cancer, Heart Disease With Vitamin D, Fish OilA new study looked at the long-term health benefits of fish oil and Vitamin D supplements when it comes to heart disease, and cancer and found African-Americans benefited the most.
Heatwaves, Wildfires, Rising Seas Among Dire Predictions In CA Climate StudyMore destructive fires, brutal heat waves and rising sea levels are just some of the effects of climate change according to a new study on climate change.
UCSF Makes Breakthrough With Chemical Exposure StudyScientists at the University of California in San Francisco have discovered a new way to test people for exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
$1 Million Federal Grant Will Help Study Of Transgender KidsThe first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project.
Study Shows Many Silicon Valley Families Struggling With Food BillsA new study on Bay Area families going hungry ties the rising cost of housing to some residents being unable to cover their grocery bills.
Babies Try Harder When They See You SweatIf at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.
Blowing Out Candles On Birthday Cake Is So Germy, You'll Wish You Hadn'tA new study says blowing out those candles on the birthday cake spreads not only thousands of tiny drops of saliva, but each aerosol drop carries with it a host of germs that can make you sick.
Study Forecasts Thousands Of Store Closures As Malls Become ObsoleteThe American shopping mall could become a thing of the past in the not so distant future.
Study Shows Spike In Emergency Room Visits For KidsStrollers, carriers and other baby products have come a long way when it comes to safety, but researchers are still seeing more and more kids rushed to the hospital with injuries.
Study: Fast Food Wrappers Contain Cancer-Causing ChemicalsYou already knew fast food wasn't the healthiest option, but a new study is revealing a new health concern, in the packaging.
'Socially Aware' Robot Studies Behavior Of Stanford StudentsThere's a robot roaming around the Stanford campus, but instead of taking orders from students, this machine is busy studying them.
'Magic Mushroom' Trip May Provide Cancer Patients Medical, Psychological BoostTwo new studies suggest psychedelic mushrooms may be key to helping ease anxiety and depression for cancer patients.
When It Comes To Lying, Small Fibs Can Lead To Big WhoppersA group of scientists have found the human brain actually adapts to lying, and "small acts of dishonesty can escalate into larger transgressions."