Assaults Spiked on Trump Rally Days During 2016 ElectionMarch 16, 2018
Cities experienced 2.3 more assaults than average on days when hosting presidential campaign rallies for Donald Trump during the lead-up to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, according to a first of its kind study published online today in Epidemiology by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Hillary Clinton rallies were not linked to any increase in assaults, they found.
High Prices Are Not the Only Reason Americans Spend So Much More On Healthcare than EuropeansMarch 13, 2018
Americans average a whopping $9,403 per person in annual health care spending, which is much more than the per-capita health spending in other wealthy, aging countries—Germans and Dutch, for example, average $5,182 and $5,202 respectively. But while America’s higher prices tend to get most of the attention in analyses of its health care overspending, there are also big differences in the volumes of health care purchases.