Here's a list of news stories that may be of interest published within the last 10 day:
AARP: Michigan relies too much on nursing homes for poor seniors: Detroit Free Press, April 6, 2012
Brief introduction: When it comes to long-term care, Michigan relies too much on nursing homes for its poor elderly residents, according to a new report by AARP Michigan.
1940 Census reveals California led the country in education: Huffington Post, April 3, 2012
Brief introduction: The National Archives released for the first time yesterday individual records from the 1940 Census – unleashing an online treasure trove of 3.8 million pages eagerly awaited by genealogists and researchers.
HIV among black women in 6 cities far exceeds national average: Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2012
Brief Introduction: African American women in six U.S. cities are becoming infected with HIV at a rate five times the national average for black women, and closer to the rates of some African countries, according to a new study.