Opioid Crisis Has Lowered U.S. Life Expectancy, Study FindsAccording to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the country's opioid epidemic claimed over 33,000 lives in 2015.
Good Question: How Long Will Our Kids And Grandkids Live?Life expectancy in the U.S. has only increased by about five years since 1980. Some scientists debate whether that trend will continue. So, how long will our kids and grandkids live? Good Question.
Politico: Minnesota Is Best State In The NationPolitico.com has ranked Minnesota as the top state in the nation in their second-annual poll that coincides with President Obama's State of the Union address The poll is "an appraisal of the state of the states of the union," according to author Margaret Slattery, and is inspired by the 1931 series "The Worst American State" by legendary journalist H.L. Mencken.
Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life SpanAll that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.
Study Puts Minnesota Near Top Of Life Expectancy ListIf you're 65 and living in Hawaii, here's some good news: Odds are you'll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you'll likely be in pretty good health. Hawaii tops the charts in the government's first state-by-state look.
Twin Cities Among Best For Women's Well-BeingOf all the major metro areas in the U.S., the Twin Cities was just named one of the best for women's well-being.