The past few decades have seen complementary and alternative medicine move from the fringes to the mainstream. The latest data from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH,) the research center of the US National Institutes of Health, show that in 2012, 33.2% of adults and 11.6% of children had used CAM treatment in the past 12 months. Another study found that women were five times more likely to use mind-body approaches and food supplements than men. [Read more…]
College education particularly in private universities is becoming more expensive these days. In the U.S., for instance, one needs tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars to support his four-year tertiary education. But this scenario is changing as more affordable options are now available to people around the world.
Fortunately, there are now education startups that play a significant role in solving some problems associated with the traditional instructional methods. They are help make college education more affordable to people eager to obtain knowledge in their chosen fields of study but who lack the financial means. These companies offer various services to both students and institutions. Many of them provide digital learning tools such as study guides, class notes, flash cards as well as tutoring and coaching services. Some even offer free online courses from top universities. [Read more…]
Nobody wants to get hurt while driving his or her vehicle much more get involved in a road accident. But accidents do happen the reason why drivers must be responsible enough to develop the right driving habits and observe traffic laws at all times.
While negligence is often the cause of road mishaps, the vehicle itself can cause problems. One of the most recent issues that plagued sports utility vehicles (SUVs), particularly in the Philippines, is the sudden unintended acceleration or SUA. Specifically, this problem pertains to the unexpected and uncontrolled acceleration of a vehicle with an apparent loss of braking effectiveness. Possibles causes include mechanical or electrical problems, driver error or a combination of these two. [Read more…]
California is home to millions of immigrants looking to find a better life in America. However, not all are legal residents as more than a million are considered undocumented or illegal aliens. Many have been overstaying in the country after their visas expired.
Data from Pew Research Center showed that as of 2014, there were 11.3 million unauthorized illegal immigrants in the U.S. comprising 3.5 percent of the entire U.S. population. Of this figure, Mexicans make up half of unauthorized immigrants at 5.6 million. Additionally, six states account for 60 percent of illegal aliens with California, Texas, Florida and New York in the lead. [Read more…]