The Healthiest States: Where America Shines in Wellness

A healthy lifestyle is influenced by various factors, including exercise habits, diet quality, preventative health measures, and a focus on overall wellness. The following list highlights the 21 healthiest states in America, excelling in these areas due to robust community health programs, access to nutritious food, and an environment that encourages physical activity. #1. Hawaii: … Read more

Hospitals Under Fire for Billing Patients Billions in Hidden Fees

According to consumer advocates, hospitals overcharge patients billions of dollars every year. Senior Republican Bill Cassidy has urged President Joe Biden to act on this news and give American citizens peace of mind. Here’s the full story. Unveiling Hospital Overcharges American hospitals are making billions from overcharging patients. They rack up bills by including “facility fees” … Read more

House Republicans Push for Retirement Age Hike, Medicare Overhaul in Budget Blueprint

House Republicans are once again gunning for social security and Medicare payments. This time, they’re promising to raise the retirement age and restructure how medicare works – a plan that some Republicans aren’t on board with. Let’s take a look in more detail. Republican Study Committee’s Budget Unveiled Last week, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) … Read more

Smoking Sticker Shock: Minneapolis Faces $15 Per Pack

Minnesota‘s most populous city has made the controversial move to raise minimum cigarette prices, making prices the highest in the U.S. A Unanimous Vote In a bid to improve public health, the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously for an ordinance that will raise the minimum retail prices for cigarettes. The Highest in the Nation It’s … Read more

High Times: State Laws on Cannabis Explored

As the legalization of cannabis sweeps through the United States, each state paints a unique picture with its own shades of green. With laws that range from fully legal to staunchly prohibited, the impacts are as diverse as they are profound. How have these varied approaches affected local economies, public health, and law enforcement? #1. … Read more

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds 1864 Abortion Ban Following Roe v. Wade Overturn

The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld a pre-statehood 1864 law that bans almost all abortions after the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade no longer prevents the law from being unenforceable. An 1864 Law In a controversial 4-2 decision, The Arizona Supreme Court upheld an 1864 law that bans nearly all abortions except when the … Read more

Florida Supreme Court Sets Stage for Historic Abortion Rights Vote

After previously enforcing a six-week abortion ban based on the Florida State Constitution, the Florida Supreme Court has just made a ruling that will allow Floridians to vote on the state’s availability of abortions directly. A Pivotal Decision The Florida Supreme Court just made a pivotal decision for women’s access to abortion by approving the … Read more