U.S. Lags Behind Other Wealthy Countries in Health Outcomes, Study Finds

U.S. Lags Behind Other Wealthy Countries in Health Outcomes, Study Finds

Americans have the lowest life expectancy at birth and the highest avoidable death rates when compared to their peer countries, despite the U.S. spending far more on health care, according to a study released Tuesday. The findings from The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that promotes high-performing health care in the U.S., paint a grim … Read more

Mississippi Could Expand Mental Health Training for Officers

Phoenix Man Accused of Offering Tiger Cub to Cops for $20K

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi could expand training for law enforcement officers to respond to people who need mental health care, under a bill that’s moving toward consideration in the state House. House Judiciary B Committee Chairman Nick Bain, a Republican from Corinth, on Tuesday said House Bill 1222 could be “life-changing” legislation. Republican Rep. … Read more