Posts Tagged ‘Americans’

h1

Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Americans Trying to Save Money

November 17, 2008
americans-saving-jeweler.jpgSpendthrift (spend’ thrift’) n. a person who spends money carelessly; squanderer. Frugal (froo’ gel) adj. not wasteful; not spending freely; thrifty.As economic news has worsened and recession
appears inevitable, Americans’ spending habits have swung from one
definition to another.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Study Shows 8,000 African-Americans Die Due to Blood Pressure Gap

November 12, 2008

The lives of nearly 8,000 black Americans could be saved each year if
doctors could figure out a way to bring their average blood pressure
down to the average level of whites, a surprising new study found.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Americans Cutting Back on Holiday Gifts this Year

November 7, 2008

Shoppers are scrimping on holiday gifts, but not when it comes to their pets. Among those who plan to spend less on gifts this year, only 23 percent are doing so on their pets, according to a survey released Thursday by Consumer Reports.

Read the rest of this entry ?