Sit, Stand, Sit: The New Science About How To Best Use Your Standing DeskSitting is the new smoking, we're told, and suddenly sit-stand desks are everywhere. But do we know just how healthy they are and the best ways to use them?
Study: High Schoolers Who Don't Date Are Less Depressed Than Their Counterparts Who DoDating is a normal part of adolescence -- and a formative one at that. Decades of research have suggested a link between romantic relationships and identity development as teenagers mature into young adults.
Study: Fast Food May Contribute To Teen DepressionPreteens are known for their defiant attitudes and dramatic mood swings, but over the last decade a much more disturbing characteristic has been increasing: depression.
Having Kids Makes You Happier -- Once They've Moved OutHaving children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.
8 Out Of 10 People Have Cried At Work, So Just Know You're Not AloneAccording to a new study from job search company Monster, 8 out of 10 people have cried at work, which means the other two are either lying or wait to have their existential crises in the parking lot.
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.