Politico.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.
All 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.
If 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.
Of all the major metro areas in the U.S., the Twin Cities was just named one of the best for women’s well-being.