TBI Releases the Increasing Number of Assaults and Deaths Against Law Enforcement Officers in Tennessee - And Breaks Down the Statistics

Aug 16, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

  TENNESSEE – On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Statistical Analysis Center released its annual report that details the volume and natu.... Read More

MTSU faculty, students publish innovative science communication research with $10K in internal grants

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: Biology education researchers and students from Middle Tennessee State University’s Social Perceptions of Science lab research the public’s attitudes toward.... Read More

STUDY: Men 3X more likely than women to be involved in fatal distracted driving crashes in Tennessee

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:13 pm by WGNS

A recent study conducted by Zutobi shows that men in Tennessee are nearly three times more likely than women to be involved in a fatal crash that involves distracted driving..... Read More

Shining physics scholar Lewis joins recent MTSU alumni pursuing research at Johns Hopkins

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — There’s quite a growing trend of Middle Tennessee State University graduates pursuing graduate degrees at prestigious Johns Ho.... Read More

TBI Releases 2021 Law Enforcement-Related Deaths Study

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

On Wednesday (03/30/22), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the Volunteer State d.... Read More

Rutherford County Ranked at #4 out of 95 Counties for Child Well-Being in Tennessee

Mar 22, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

  The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released their annual Child Well-Being report. The analysis shows Rutherford County is in the top percentile for positiv.... Read More

Somewhat Sleep Deprived Tennessee - TN Ranks 4th most sleep-deprived state in U.S.

Mar 16, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Recent years have brought explosive demand for products and resources to improve people’s health and well-being. The wellness market is one of the fastest-growing consum.... Read More

REPORT: 6.8% of Tennessee workers work night shifts, 8th most in U.S.

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNSRadio

A recently released report found that 217,948 Tennessee workers, or 6.8% of the state’s total workforce - work night shifts. When looking across the entire country,.... Read More

Tennessee Marks 10 Years of New Business Growth

Feb 17, 2022 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

Tennesseans achieved a remarkable milestone in the fourth quarter of 2021, 10 years of uninterrupted year-over-year growth in quarterly new business filings.The Tennessee Quar.... Read More

Gene Variants Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in Black Veterans With COVID-19: Study

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a new study published in&nb.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Report: 6.6% of Tennessee adults still live with parents

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, 6.6% of adults aged 25 and older live with their parents, compared to 7.3% of adults at the national level. Scroll down for mor.... Read More

Study Finds Sexual Minority Communities Disproportionately Engage in Behaviors to Reduce Medication Costs

Dec 29, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Individuals from sexual minority populations, including members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer communities, are more likely than heterosexual individuals to engage in.... Read More

Study Examines Genetic Risk for Suicide Attempt

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Suicide attempt most often occurs in individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. A new study reported in Biological Psychiatry identifies the first r.... Read More

Study: Tennessee highways slip to 10th in the nation in condition and cost-effectiveness rankings

Nov 18, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s highway system ranks 10th in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report released today by.... Read More

Study Shows Link Between Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome and Foster Care Entry

Oct 13, 2021 at 06:22 pm by WGNS

The number of infants diagnosed with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) and the number of infants entering foster care have both increased substantially over the past.... Read More

Vanderbilt Dept. of Health Policy COVID-19 Report

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Report from Vanderbilt University: With the emergence of the Delta variant this summer, hospitalizations and serious illness associated with COVID-19 have increased in Tenness.... Read More

Tennessee Reports the 20th Highest Wages for New Hires

Jul 20, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

As the U.S. economy enters a new phase in its recovery from COVID-19, businesses are adding new positions faster than they can fill them. A combination of rapidly expanding jo.... Read More

TBI Releases Annual Crime Report for Tennessee

Jul 19, 2021 at 04:31 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2020 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by t.... Read More

Study reveals Tennessee has 14th smallest minority wage gap

Jul 07, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

In late May, the U.S. commemorated the first anniversary of George Floyd’s death, an event that set off an ongoing wave of protests, demonstrations, and other activism h.... Read More