Being Unemployed Can Be Better For Your Health Than Working, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain followed over 1,000 unemployed workers, comparing their cholesterol, blood pressure, and other vital levels to those of people who were in poor working environments.
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.
State Leaders Push To Help Unemployed VetsOn Veterans Day, state leaders are highlighting the need to help unemployed vets.
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Good Question: Do Benefits Keep People From Working?If the Congress and President Barack Obama don't act, unemployment benefits for 2 million Americans will run out by the holidays. So, the President wants to extend benefits. However, do unemployment benefits discourage the unemployed from finding a job?