The 2013 Gallup-Healthways ratings are based on more than 500,000 interviews in which people were asked about their emotional and physical health, job satisfaction, community safety, and access to food, shelter and health care.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has proclaimed the month of April “Safe Digging Month” in Louisiana as part of a nationwide safety awareness campaign to draw attention to the thousands of miles of buried infrastructure throughout our state and the importance of safe excavation.
Picture two citizens of the old Soviet Union standing on a street corner in Moscow. One says to the other, “They can send a space probe to Mars, so why can’t they stop these six-hour lines to buy bread?” The answer, comrade citizen, is that they can’t send a space probe to Mars either.
At $264 billion annually, America has the costliest legal system in the world. As a percentage of the economy, it is estimated U.S. legal liability costs are double those of the United Kingdom, three times higher than those in France and five times higher than those in Japan.
It was 19th-century British author and social reformer John Ruskin who made the following sage observation: “In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it.
The treatment method for serious pain typically has been through the use of prescription opioids, which are habit-forming. In at-risk patients, use of these drugs can lead to abuse of the medications and "diversion," which means they're sold to others.
Here are the top 10: Coming in at number 10 is Juan Jose Peralta. He feels like he gets closer to God whenever he smokes meth. In May 2011, Peralta stripped down to his birthday suit in a field in a Mesa, thereby exposing himself to any children in the area.
Louisiana’s Public Records Act sets forth simple guidelines that allow for transparency by governmental bodies. A written request (letter, fax or e-mail) to a public body requesting public records is to be complied within three business days.
Three New Testament passages refer to the smell of the Christian life. Ephesians 5:2 says that Christ came to spread it around, covering the stench of our sin. 2 Corinthians 2:15 says that all Christians ought to have it..