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The U.S. economy is not only the largest in the world, but also among the most resilient. Of all countries in the Group of Seven — a forum of seven industrialized democracies that includes France,...
In case you missed it, the American Southwest has been going through a drought for the past 24 years. Tree ring and geologic data show it is the worst drought in the region for 1200 years! Lake Mead...
There were 21,345 deaths due to complications of medical and surgical care in the U.S. from 2018 to 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These are deaths to patients...
Researchers at institutions including the Commonwealth Fund have found that a surge in the premature death rate, defined as deaths before the age of 75, was largely spurred by COVID-19 – either...
During the Civil War, many American cities and towns were intentionally destroyed as part of military strategy. Burning enemy cities served to disrupt supply lines and lower civilian morale....
The United States generated nearly $25.5 trillion in economic output in 2022, more than the combined gross domestic products of European and Central Asian countries, and about $7.5 trillion more than...
Life expectancy varies significantly from one state to another – by as much as nine years – in the U.S., shedding light on the complex factors influencing health and wellness. This...
It has been a year since the price of regular gasoline reached a high of about $5 for the first time. Despite concerns that it would remain at that level due to high oil prices, it eventually...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines life expectancy at birth as “the average number of years a group of infants would live if they were to experience throughout life the age-...
What’s better than a pumpkin spice latte and unlikely to go out of fashion? Autumn foliage. Nearly every state goes through a dramatic, multicolored transformation as temperatures drop in the fall....
The country is relying on doctors, health care workers and the medical system as a whole now more than ever. Mississippi is the state with the fewest doctors per person.
While the official poverty rate was 10.5% last year, the level varies sharply from state to state. In Mississippi, the figure was 82% higher than the national average.
The diner is a uniquely American institution. Historians trace its origins back to the horse-drawn lunch wagons that began appearing on the East Coast in the 1870s. These evolved into restaurants on...
The United States spends more per capita on health care than any other large developed country — and without a single-payer national health care system, much of that spending is shouldered...