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Researchers call on-the-job napping a “cost-efficient and easy strategy to increase workplace safety.”
Rich details the latest on the killing of Walter Scott by a South Carolina police officer, a New Jersey bar losing its liquor license and a battle between Comcast and DirecTV. He also talked to Ronica Cleary from FOX 29’s Chasers, Dr. Mazz, and Dri. Michael Smith from La Salle University.
Rich covers the case of a man killed by a police officer in South Carolina, the reaction to Rand Paul’s run for President, and the University of Michigan canceling a showing of American Sniper. He also talked to Shaneen Allen about her pardon from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Utah Senator Mike Lee about his new book, Our Lost Constitution.
The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.
Rich examined President Obama’s statement that the media overstates the terrorist threat, ISIS recruited home grown terrorists, and the latest surrounding the Brian Williams controversy. He also talked to Jay Michaelson from the Daily Beast, Author Damon Root, and Dr. Damon Centola from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.
A study by the nation’s largest brain bank found evidence of a degenerative brain disease in 76 of 79 former football players it examined.
New research shows that in cities where there are fewer men, violent crime is likely to spike.
According to researchers at the University of Michigan, sexual frustration could cut down on life expectancy — at least for fruit flies.
The study’s researchers say that the most narcissistic young adults tended to post more frequently to Twitter, while middle-aged adults posted on Facebook more often.
“What we found is that parents who reported driving distracted more often had teens who also did the same,” Dr. Ray Bingham of the University of Michigan says.
Leptin is an important hormone in regulating metabolism. If you have sufficient quantities of leptin you are less likely to be obese. But, if you don’t have enough, you can have problems with weight.
And a growing number of colleges, including University of Michigan and Penn State, are making accomodations for students in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.
A Philadelphia man charged with posting an anti-Semitic threat against Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut will have his computer use monitored while he’s out on $50,000 bail.
Optimism is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan.