Here's How Much Michigan's Richest County MakesIt's not uncommon to find a dog wearing a sweater in America. But you might look twice if that pooch is wearing Prada.
Study: Your Smartphone Apps Are Tracking Your Every MoveSeveral scholars at U.S. universities have written for The Conversation about how these technologies work, and the privacy problems they raise.
Study: Coffee Isn't Very Popular In DetroitDetroit has some of the lowest spending on coffee and fewest household coffeemakers, according to this new report.
Michigan, Harvard Focus On Detroit Poverty, Opioid ProblemsThe University of Michigan and Harvard University are teaming up to tackle poverty and opioid addiction in Detroit.
Study: Air Pollution Is Making Us DumberAir pollution could be more damaging to our health than previously thought, according to a new study, which found that prolonged exposure to dirty air has a significant impact on our cognitive abilities, especially in older men.
Study: States in US With the Most PsychopathsWell, this is intriguing. The nation's capitol, Washington, D.C., has more psychopaths than any other area of the country, according to a new study.
Detroit Ranked Bottom on List of Family-Friendly CitiesDETROIT — When choosing where to live, big-city attributes like vibrant bar and restaurant scenes and full concert schedules aren't the priorities for people with families. They're more interested in things that contribute to a family's quality of life and a child's development, factors that contributed to Detroit's place ranking in a new analysis.
Overeating May be Due to Brain GlitchWith springtime comes the desire to shed those few extra pounds, in preparation to don swimsuits and head to the pool. This year, new obesity research is making it easier to find a pathway that is right for us.
Study Finds Bullies and Their Targets the Same in Many Casest may have been inevitable that cyberbullying would twist inside out, knotting up some kids to the point that they role-play both sides of a conflict — the aggressor and the target — and post vile comments about themselves online. Think of it as the digital equivalent to cutting, a way for hurting kids to talk about the awful things going on inside their heads.
Study: Bacon Linked To Causing CancerFor many people, bacon is likened to a gift from above.
People Don't Care About Losing, Damaging Phone When Upgrade Is Near, Study SaysUniversity of Michigan study suggests people are more careless and neglectful when an upgrade is available. "That need can cause changes in behavior even when we are not thinking about it."
Alcohol In Moderation Makes You More Creative, Study SaysA new study from the the University of Graz proved that mild intoxication of alcohol can help you think more freely and become more creative.
Study: Access To Fast Food Does Not Impact BMI"Fast food is generally not good for you, and supermarkets do sell healthy food, but our results suggest blocking the opening of a new fast-food restaurant or subsidizing a local supermarket will do little to reduce obesity."
Study Says Films Exclude Women, Hispanics"Every year we're hopeful that we will actually see change," Stacy L. Smith, a USC professor and the study's lead author, told The Associated Press. "Unfortunately that hope has not quite been realized."
Overlooked Health Issue Affecting 21 Million Women Is Focus Of WSU StudyDoctors say 84 person of women with this infection reported no symptoms.