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Americans are happier in states that spend more on libraries, parks and highways

Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, among them libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found. “Public goods are things you can’t exclude people from using — and one person using them doesn’t stop another from doing so,” said researcher Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.,… Read More »

Chronic Wasting Disease In Tennessee, That Makes 24 States Potentially With 'Zombie' Deer

What will happen to CWD and the deer population in 2019? (Photo: Getty Images)Getty This has been a tough time for deer, and it has nothing to do with hauling a jolly big guy and presents on a sleigh. Back in January, I wrote for Forbes about how chronic wasting disease (CWD), otherwise known non-affectionately… Read More »

Viewpoints: States Can Sidestep Dangerous Trends In Health Care; Positive Progress Left Behind In 2018

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: States Have New Roadmap For Health Care Reform  A new federal report gives states a roadmap for improving access to health care and making it more affordable, and lawmakers across the nation should act on it soon. The report, a collaboration of several agencies,… Read More »