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Maryland and Virginia are among nation’s best states

US News Best States Rankings – Measuring outcomes for citizens using more than 70 metrics – “Some states shine in health care. Some soar in education. Some excel in both – or in much more. The Best States ranking of U.S. states draws on thousands of data points to measure how well states are performing for… Continue Reading

CRS – Global Measles Vaccination Trends

EveryCRSReport.com – Global Measles Vaccination Trends, April 19, 2019 IN11104. “Congress has long taken an interest in infectious disease prevention and control. Measles is a highly contagious virus that is transmitted through droplets emitted from an infected person when coughing and sneezing. The virus can live for up to two hours in the airspace or… Continue Reading

Mapping Motor Vehicle Collisions in New York City

Todd W. Schneider – Interactive heatmap of 1.4 million collisions highlights dangerous areas for motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians “The New York Police Department provides data for every motor vehicle collision in NYC since July 2012. Each record includes location coordinates and other metadata, most notably the number of injuries and fatalities, segmented further by motorists,… Continue Reading

Gallup 2019 Global Emotions Report

Gallup 2019 Global Emotions Report. “View the current snapshot of people’s positive and negative daily experiences based on more than 151,000 interviews with adults in over 140 countries in 2018. Representing the views of citizens from more than 140 countries and areas, this study measures life’s intangibles — feelings and emotions — that traditional economic… Continue Reading

Study – Phone Addicts are the New Drunk Drivers

Zendrive: “…Last year, 6,227 pedestrians lost their lives to the hands of drivers who were most likely driving under the influence of a smartphone. On a national level, drivers are 10 percent more distracted this year than last. And from out under the shadows, Phone Addicts have positioned themselves as public enemy number one, replacing… Continue Reading

Average person in Europe loses 2 year of life due to air pollution

World Economic Forum: “The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. The report also estimates about 800,000 people die prematurely in Europe per year due to air pollution, or roughly… Continue Reading