May. 23, 2006

Gambling: As the Take Rises, So Does Public Concern

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds a modest backlash in attitudes toward legalized gambling, even as the public is spending more money on more forms of legal gambling.

Internet & Tech May. 2, 2006

Finding Answers Online In Sickness and In Health

Americans rely on the internet for important health information now more than ever and many say it’s their most important source of help when illness strikes.

Apr. 25, 2006

In the Battle of the Bulge, More Soldiers Than Successes

Two in three are dieting or exercising, but most feel far from ideal weight.

Apr. 18, 2006

Eating More; Enjoying Less

Just 39% of adults say they enjoy eating “a great deal,” down from 48% in 1989 – with a bigger decline among those who consider themselves overweight than among those who consider themselves just about the right weight.

Apr. 10, 2006

Americans See Weight Problems Everywhere But In the Mirror

Americans think the nation’s waistline is expanding and they consider this a serious problem. But when it comes to weighing themselves, they seem to use a different scale.

Mar. 28, 2006

A Barometer of Modern Morals

Cheating on your taxes, cheating on your spouse and other questions of right and wrong

Feb. 28, 2006

Who’s Feeling Rushed?

If you want to find out who’s always feeling starved for time, just ask a working mom.

Feb. 13, 2006

Are We Happy Yet?

In the pursuit of happiness, it helps to be affluent, a Republican or a regular churchgoer.

Global Nov. 25, 2003

Most of the World Still Does Without

The United States may pride itself as the land of plenty. But the portion of Americans who occasionally go hungry for lack of money to pay for food has not decreased in three decades.

Global Jun. 20, 2003

Broad Opposition to Genetically Modified Foods

Rising tensions between the Bush administration and governments of Western Europe over U.S. exports of genetically modified foods highlight the differences in attitudes toward these foods on both sides of the Atlantic.