- Recent surveys of American workers paint their current anxiety levels as the highest since the 1970s.
- A national conversation about America's healthcare expectations, versus rising costs, should include better data.
- Couples who have sex four or more times a week may receive a bigger paycheck than most.
- The growing marijuana industry has already attracted investors as well as entrepreneurs, but does it need to evolve in order to create greater profits and ultimately improve the economy?
Australia Happiest Industrialized Nation In the World, Received Well-Being Boost From Strong EconomyStrong economic growth put Australia on top as the 'happiest' developed nation in the world, based on a well-being index that measured health, income levels, safety and housing.
- In a latest study researchers found that the rates of suicides in the U.S., nearly quadrupled between 2008 and 2010.
- The U.S. birth rate has fallen for the fourth year in a row, according to a government report released on Wednesday. Experts say that the latest drop in births is more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen interest for having children.
- More than 100 million people will die from climate change and carbon emissions, a dire report by humanitarian organization DARA says.
- A new survey revealed that most straight men would now ask their date to pay a contribution on dates, with 51 percent saying that they are happier to go Dutch and split the bill even on the first date.
- Medical device maker Covidien Plc said it would close a South Carolina facility where it manufactures vascular products, laying off about 595 full-time employees as it looks to improve efficiency across its global operations.
- Researchers found that people could lose as much as three years from their lifespan.
- The United States is built upon the promise of the 'American Dream' - the idea that anyone can come from humble beginnings and become President of the United States, or at least own a nice house.