The 20 Best High-Paying Jobs In America For 2017

The 20 Best High-Paying Jobs In America For 2017

When choosing a career, it’s important to seek out jobs that are meaningful and challenging. But a high salary doesn’t hurt, either. US News & World Report recently released its 2017 Best Jobs rankings, which determines the best occupations in the US based on median salary, employment rate, growth, job prospects, stress level, and work-life balance. You can read more…

What happens to your gut if you eat a gold pizza?

What happens to your gut if you eat a gold pizza?

A restaurant in the New York financial district is offering customers a pizza priced at US$2,000 (£1,623). It is topped with caviar, stilton cheese and gold leaf, with each bite costing around US$50. New York is usually the kind of place that sets trends, but pizzerias elsewhere have actually been making pizzas sparkle for a…

Why is it so hard to close the racial health gap in the US?

Why is it so hard to close the racial health gap in the US?

The racial health gap in the United States is well-documented. The gap starts with the infant mortality rate (11.1 blacks vs. 5.1 whites per 1,000) and extends to almost any health domain. Compared to whites, blacks live shorter and live fewer years free of illness. Blacks develop chronic disease on average one decade earlier than…

How Your College Friendships Help You – Or Don’t

How Your College Friendships Help You – Or Don’t

College students spend a tremendous amount of time with their friends. One estimate suggests that the average college student spends only 15 hours a week in class but 86 hours a week with his or her friends. But how much do we understand about the role friendships play and how they influence students both academically…