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BC Study: Most Won’t Be Ready To Retire Until 70

A new study from Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research found fewer than half of American workers will have enough money to retire at age 65.

06/21/2012

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UMass Study: People More Likely To Lie In Email Than Face-To-Face

A new study claims people are more likely to lie in an email to you rather than in a conversation.

11/15/2011

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Harvard Study: Sugary Sodas Make Boston Teens More Violent

Can sugary sodas make teenagers violent? A new study seems to point in that direction.

10/25/2011

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BPA In Pregnant Women Might Affect Childrens’ Behavior

Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to a new study.

10/24/2011

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Research Shows Public Restrooms Are Dirtier Than You Think

Experts are releasing their findings on research they did on the amount of germs found in public restrooms. And it’s pretty disgusting.

10/21/2011

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Scientists, Lab Techs Top Coffee Consumers

Scientists and lab technicians are the most caffeinated professions, according to a new study.

09/29/2011

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Study: SpongeBob Can Cause Learning Problems For 4-Year-Olds

SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds.

09/12/2011

Boston Public Schools' ban on sugary beverages is paying off, according to a new study. (File Image)

Study: Boston Public Schools’ Sugary Drink Ban Is Working

A new study indicates that the Boston public schools’ ban on sugary drinks has paid off, with high school students drinking less of such beverages overall.

08/09/2011

Study: Grandparents Safer Drivers With Kids Than Parents

Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.

07/18/2011

New Parkinson's Disease Treatment

Curing Parkinson’s Disease: Gene Therapy Shows Promise

An experimental treatment improved symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in a mid-stage test, echoing results of an earlier pilot study.

03/17/2011

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