The reasons behind a 19% drop in US tuberculosis (TB) cases among foreign-born people between 2007-2011 vary depending on the person's country of origin and when they entered the U.S., according to a study published February 10, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Dr. Brian Baker from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and colleagues. read more
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Approximately 40 million foreign-born persons, representing about 13 percent of the population live in the United States. Many Latino immigrants find it best to maintain their cultures and identities while acclimating to mainstream American culture, thereby becoming bicultural. Show More Summary
OK, now I'm officially a little wigged out by Donald Trump. He will say anything — 42 percent is the actual unemployment rate? — and no one even really bothers to try to call him on his distortions because he's seemingly rewritten the rules of politics. Why bother? He definitely has a path to the...
Apple secured 40 percent of the U.S. smartphone market in 2015, though close competitor Samsung managed to gain ground, according to a research report published on Wednesday.
Rand Paul dropped out of the Republican presidential campaign after he came up shy of five percent in the Iowa caucus. This must have been a tremendous disappointment to... well, nobody. Read more...
Your weight actually isn’t a very reliable predictor of heart health or diabetes risk, according to a new study from obesity researchers. Nearly half of overweight people, 29 percent of obese people and 16 percent of morbidly obese people were found to be metabolically healthy when the researchers examined data for 40,000 people. Show More Summary
Some 62 percent of Scots would support the UK remaining in the bloc in a referendum, with 26 percent supporting Brexit, while 12 percent are undecided, according to the poll.
Researchers report an estimated 12.5 percent of adults living in the United States use marijuana, but this research also shows that the rate of pot use did not double from 2002 to 2013 — as had been reported in the fall — but instead increased by about 20 percent. Meanwhile, the rate of problems related to the drug has remained steady.
Apple is still leading the U.S. smartphone market due to steady sales of the iPhone 6s, but rival Samsung is catching up. While Apple market share in the smartphone realm sits at 40 percent, Samsung holds 31 percent of the market, with LG coming in third at 10 percent. Show More Summary
Sanders won in New Hampshire by the largest margin in history but Nevada & South Carolina are not 90 percent white
One study finds that deleting the Facebook mobile app could save up to 15 percent of your phone's battery life
Bernie Sanders recorded a resounding victory in New Hampshire's Democratic primary Tuesday. He crushed his rival, Hillary Clinton, with no less than 60 percent of the vote. If Sanders hopes not only to win the election but to achieve his ambitious progressive agenda, though, that might not be enough. Show More Summary
This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. It is difficult to overstate how total and complete Donald Trump’s dominance was here in the New Hampshire GOP primary. Trump won 35.1 percent of the vote—almost 20 points ahead of his nearest rival, John Kasich (with 15.9). Show More Summary
Washington University School of Medicine researchers report an estimated 12.5 percent of adults living in the United States use marijuana, but their research also shows that the rate of pot use did not double from 2002 to 2013 -- as had been reported in the fall -- but instead increased by about 20 percent. Meanwhile, the rate of problems related to the drug has remained steady.
Marijuana use is on the rise, with an estimated 12.5 percent of adults living in the United States reportedly using the drug at least once in 2013, according to a new study that looked at drug usage over the span of a decade. But that research, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Show More Summary
He returns to New Jersey to finish out the remainder of his last term as governor -- with a 31 percent approval rating. The post After Abandoning Moderate Views, Chris Christie Abandons Presidential Campaign appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Japanese people have a saying: harahachibunme. It means: Eat until you are 80 percent full. When I first heard about that, it was impossible for me. I always loved the feeling of having a full stomach, and I always dread about not having enough food. Show More Summary
Ninety-two percent of U.S. college students prefer print books to e-books, according to new research.
A widely copied alcohol offender program that has been shown to reduce DUIs and domestic violence has how been linked to a cut in deaths. The 24/7 Sobriety Program in South Dakota was associated with a 4 percent drop in deaths in counties...Show More Summary
The "Deadpool" star suggests he might have had something to do with the leak that spurred Fox to move the film into production.