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Gallup Healthways Well Being Index

These Are The 10 Happiest States In America

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Say "aloha" to the country's most joyful state. According to the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report, Hawaii ranks number one in the Unit...

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent...

Lindsay Holmes

These Are The 10 Happiest States In America | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Time to move to Alaska? According to the newest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report, we might want to actually consider it. The state was ranked...

WATCH: Is Your State One Of The Saddest In America?

Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

There's a dark cloud hanging over a stretch of America. A poll released in February ranked the 10 happiest states in the union, but it also identif...

America's Most Obese Workers Are (Unsurprisingly) Also The Poorest

Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living

When it comes to worker obesity risk, not all job environments are created equal. The latest data from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index foun...

Cities With The Worst Health Care Coverage

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Alexander E. M. Hess and Samuel Weigley | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Approximately 83% of the U.S. population had some form of health insurance coverage in 2012, according to the latest data released...

America's Fattest Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre, Alexander E.M. Hess, Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Weigley | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: Obesity may be the most closely followed health care issue in the United States. The rate of obesity has increased dramatically in t...

Is The Heat Helping Your Exercise Motivation?

Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living

For those of us in the midst of this sludgy dog day heat wave, there can appear to be little upside to sweltering weather. But according to the latest...

The State of the Union: The View From America's Front Porch

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Steven Cohen

While we should be deeply concerned about the inability of our economy to generate sufficient employment, and most Americans are concerned about the economy, most people do not see a crisis. How do Americans in 2012 feel about their quality of life?

How Divorce Impacts Well-Being

Posted 04.21.2012 | Divorce

Does divorce negatively impact your well-being? New data measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released Friday shows that divorced an...

Ann Brenoff

Troubling Statistics On Obesity In Midlife | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Fifty

The obesity rate in America may have plateaued and may even be declining in some areas, but many in middle age are still carrying around their spare t...

Got Happiness? Where Marketing Meets the Science of Well-Being

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

Have you noticed the number of companies that are no longer promising the best quality, experience or even the best price for a product or service as the reason to give them a try? Instead they appear to be offering something we used to think money couldn't buy -- happiness.

Discovered: The Good Life

Posted 08.01.2015 | Fifty

Back in July, Diane Sawyer introduced us to Debbie Watkins, "the most stressed-out person in America". Watkins fit the criteria of the Gallup-Healthwa...

A Look At America's Well-Being, State By State

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living

A new Gallup poll is out, measuring the well-being of the residents of America's 50 states. Here's how the well-being ranking is determined. The sc...

Top Ten Least Stressed States

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

In the last three years, when so much has changed, American stress levels have remained surprisingly the same. Gallup recently released the survey...

The 2010 Well-Being Index: Which Colorado City Do You Think Won?

Posted 05.28.2011 | Denver

Colorado is the fifth healthiest state in the nation, according to the 2010 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index Survey. That's in the top five in count...

Survey: Colorado Is The 5th Happiest State

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado is the 5th happiest state in the country, according to the latest report from Gallup-Healthways. Gallup-Healthways called 1,000 Americans ev...

Happiest Cities In America: 2010 Well-Being Index Released (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The happiest cities in America have been released and the Western United States ended up dominating the Top 10. Several California cities did well ...