The cost of having a baby in America, by state: Alaska is most expensive, Alabama is cheapest

If you’re pregnant and plan to raise a child in the U.S., you might want to check out the FAIR Health’s map of childbirth costs in the country. FAIR Health, a non-profit organization that provides information about healthcare costs, compiled the figures on the map. Alaska tops the list as the most expensive state Continue Reading

Pandemic? Bird flu found at multiple poultry farms in Alabama

Reuters reports that in the first week of March 2017, a southern Tennessee farm growing chickens for Tyson Foods, Inc. had to euthanize 73,500 broilers because those birds had the unfortunate distinction of being the “first confirmed case of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI)” in U.S. commercial poultry farming. As a precaution, at that time 30 additional Continue Reading