According to a survey conducted by the website Search Engine Land, a site devoted to news and information about search engine marketing and optimization, 72 percent of consumers surveyed said that they trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations, while 52 percent said that positive online reviews make them more likely to use a local business.
Spray tanning has been considered a safe alternative to sun tanning, but a new investigation reveals sunless tanning sprays might not be risk-free after all.
ABC news reports the sprays contain a chemical, called dihydroxyacetone (DHA), that has been shown in scientific studies to cause genetic mutations when applied to cells in a dish.
In addition to exercise and good nutrition for the aging brain, using the computer to keep your mind active could prevent mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This form of cognitive decline falls in between normal age-related memory problems and the beginnings of Alzheimer's disease.
With the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this month, college students and recent graduates are divided about the law's value and future, according to a survey sponsored by eHealthInsurance, an online source of health insurance for individuals and families.
In a commentary report published in Education Week, written by Wendy D. Puriefoy, president of Public Education Network, a national network of local education funds, based in Washington, Puriefoy argues that for far too long, "a child's ZIP code has dictated the quality of [their] education." Meaning, how well-off one's parents are will largely determine whether they will go to college and how burdened with debt they will be if they do.
Restricting how much you eat because you think there is something inherently ugly, or wrong with your body is a sure sign of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). This kind of body-image disorder may also lead to higher risks in attempting suicide, according to a new study.
Scientists have successfully mapped the genome of a baby in the womb by giving mom a simple blood test and dad a non-invasive saliva swab. They hope their test could one day serve as an alternative for riskier, more invasive methods currently used to determine whether an unborn child is genetically predisposed to disease.
The Sacred Heart University sports community gets a shot in the arm with the joining of Bobby Valentine, a big name in baseball circle. On Tuesday he was named executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics by the university.
The Eastern Michigan University Marching Band will be featured on the nationally syndicated television show, "Ariel, Zoey, & Eli, Too," aired on Detroit Public Television (WTVS), Friday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m, said the university.
At the age of 18, Ritankar Das, an Indian American teenager has become the youngest graduation topper in more than a century at the University of California, Berkeley, after completing a double major in bioengineering and chemical biology and a minor in creative writing within three years.