Which states are the friendliest for women? WalletHub decided to find out. The survey pulled information across what they identified as the 24 key indicators of living standards for women. Among these indicators were things such as highest median earnings, number of women in poverty, percentage of businesses owned by women and insurance rates among…

Heart attacks are normally the sort of thing that people expect to occur in elderly people. Recent studies, however, show that the young are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cardiac events. Heart attacks especially are on the rise among adults who are in their 30s or younger. In fact, the proportion of heart attack patients who…

People like to be happy, and they like to be healthy. Given that the two go hand in hand, it is no surprise that they are often measured together. So if you are looking to move, it makes sense to aim to land in a state that is known for making its residents happy rather…

When most people imagine the typical victim of a heart attack they usually imagine either someone who is very old or someone who is very overweight. The risk among people who do not fit those descriptions, however, is rising. Between 2010 and 2014 nearly one third of all heart attack related hospital admissions in the…

For those that want to shed pounds but hate spending time in the gym, there may be hope. A recent study by the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that using short burst of high intensity exercise was better at helping people lose weight than extended exercise at a moderate pace. Regular use of both…

Obesity is never a good thing. It carries a myriad of health risks including increased risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes and cancer. Those very risks, however, are rising among young people. An analysis done by the American Cancer Society found that obesity related cancers have been increasing in young adults from 1995 to 2014. “The…

Most people have probably heard by now that sitting is the new smoking when it comes to destroying your health. As such, there was a massive movement among workers and employers designed to get office workers off their rear ends and back on their feet at work. Many offices redesigned themselves and added stand up…

Did you get the flu vaccine this year? Did your children? If you said no, you are far from the only one to skip out on the flu shot. Millions of parents in America skip having their child receive the flu shot, and the vast majority of them have no reservations about any other vaccine.…

Everyone hates having to deal with insurance companies. You only contact them when you really need them, so you typically contact them in times of crisis. That said, the last thing that anyone wants to do when they are dealing with a serious issue is deal with a bureaucracy and all the associated red tape.…

Technology has become largely omnipresent in the modern world. Print magazines and newspapers are steadily being replaced by digital options. Children can use iPads before they can read, and teens can read “emoji” as well as they can their first language. Many people will cheerfully boast about the good the internet has done. The ubiquity…

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