Another half-baked and misleading list from another site desperate to attract readers.
U.S. News recently released a list of The 10 Worst Places to Retire.Â Wow, I thought, these places must be awful to be chosen as “the worst”.Â They must have deadly air and water pollution, rampant crime, unchecked disease, unsafe nursing homes, no public transit, andÂ are probably bankrupt to boot.
Actually, the U.S. News analysis consisted of only one criteria, the metro’s cost of living.Â As the article explains their methodology, “RetiringÂ in a city with an inordinately high cost of living means you will haveÂ to save more money and invest more successfully just to make ends meet.”
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The results of our newest study were released today on the CBS show, Sunday Morning.Â Louisville, KY earned the top spot of Most Sleepless City, and Honolulu residentsÂ got the best rest in our study of insomnia.
(see the video clip on CBS)
OurÂ new study ranks the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, home to fully half of the U.S. population.Â The Sperling study analyzes over 400,000 responses from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (the worldâ€™s largest telephone survey, conducted annually by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and also considers factors contributing to poor sleep,
such as joblessness, divorce, and lengthy commuting.
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