The Flu Had a Great Holiday Season

Did you notice the sniffles and coughs at holiday gathering and on holiday airline flights? There were a lot of bugs going around.

In fact, the Walgreens Flu Index for Christmas week showed the worst flu activity in 1. Puerto Rico 2. Mississippi, 3. Montana, 4. Oklahoma, 5. Louisiana, 6…

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Is Getting Sick Inevitable During Cold and Flu Season?

Is Getting Sick Inevitable During Cold and Flu Season?

Americans have never been known as fatalists. We generally have a sunny, optimistic outlook. But when it comes to cold and flu season, many of us sound downright Russian in our outlook.

According to a survey done for the American Osteopathic…

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The World on New Year’s Day

The U.S. population was 324,310,011 on January 1, 2017, according to an estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Looking beyond our shores, the projected world population on January 1, 2017, is 7,362,350,168, an increase of 77,849,375, or 1.07 percent, from…

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It’s Better to Be in Texas When It Rains

Drivers in the great city of Brownsville, Texas aren’t afraid of a little rain – and you shouldn’t be afraid of them.

That’s because, according to insurer Allstate, Brownsville drivers are the safest in the nation when precipitation is part of the equation.

Other rain-safe drivers are…

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Utah, Nevada Top List of Fastest-Growing States

While U.S. population growth has slowed in recent, some states are saw rapid expansion as Americans move toward opportunities.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, no state is growing faster than Utah.

Utah’s population increased 2.0 percent to 3.1 million from July 1, 2015, to…

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