Although fast food is more available to rural people, they have a healthy diet

When it comes to the availability of healthy or unhealthy food options, the rural-urban divide is nothing but an illusion – the state being the continuum of how far people live without access to food. A recent study in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that only 0.2% of New Zealand’s total land … Read more

Access to abortion is vital for people with disabilities

tThese days, Flora Ellis’ mom keeps a stash of morning-after cereal in a cupboard in their Oklahoma home. It’s not just because she’s an “amazing mom,” though Ellis, 20, stresses that she is. That’s because Ellis was born with a connective tissue disorder that prevents her body from making collagen properly. In addition to limiting … Read more

Using running to escape from the stresses of daily life may lead to people relying on exercise rather than mental health

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain Recreational running offers plenty of physical and mental health benefits—but some people can develop exercise dependence, a form of addiction to physical activity that can cause health problems. Shockingly, signs of exercise dependence are common even in recreational runners. Study published in Frontiers in Psychology Investigating whether the concept … Read more

Warren Buffett says this characterizes truly successful people

Image source: Motley Fool Should you listen to this advice from Warren Buffett? the main points Warren Buffett is one of the best investors of all time. He believes that truly successful people set themselves apart by saying no to almost everything (such as hot new investments) and staying within their circles of competence If … Read more

California Democrats are considering a wealth tax — including for people who have moved out of the state

California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would impose a new tax on the state’s wealthiest residents — even if they have already moved to another part of the country. Assemblyman Alex Lee, a progressive Democrat, last week introduced a bill in the California legislature that would impose an additional annual tax of 1.5% on those … Read more

Community groups step in to help immigrant elderly people access health care

When all people have access to health care, it is better for the entire health care system The health care system in the United States is complex for most people, and those who are not fluent in English or do not have documented residency status have additional barriers to overcome. However, as the immigrant population … Read more

Here’s how much people are saying about the cost of not having financial literacy in 2022

domoyega | E + | Getty Images When it comes to money, what you don’t know can hurt you. A report from the National Council of Financial Educators showed that 38% of individuals in a recent survey said their lack of financial literacy cost them at least $500 in 2022, including 15% who said it … Read more

California’s mental health system is too slow for young people on Medi-Cal

Briefly Despite recent policy changes, many California families seeking behavioral health treatment through Medi-Cal are struggling to get the services they need in a timely manner. Given the scale of the emergency, country leaders must ensure that these systems are provided with sustainable resources. Comment by guest Nancy Holland Nancy Holland is a mother of … Read more