Editor Archive: 24/7 Wall St.

The Fattest States in America

Based on figures published by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, 24/7 Wall St. identified the 10 states with the highest percentage of the population that was classified as obese, measured by their self-reported height and weight.

March 12, 2014 at 1:45 PM | Health

9 Beers Americans No Longer Drink

Beer is not selling the way it used to. U.S. sales of the beverage declined in four of the past five years. Between 2007 and 2012, beer sales fell by 2.3%, or more than 4.8 million barrels.

December 23, 2013 at 11:42 AM | Drink

Famous Restaurant Chains That Are Hard to Find

Many of America’s once-great restaurant chains are now impossible to find. While McDonald’s and Subway locations continue to multiply, Howard Johnson’s and Chi-Chi’s are all but forgotten.

States That Drink the Most Beer

After falling for three straight years, U.S. beer consumption finally leveled off last year. In 2012, the country consumed 28.2 gallons of beer for every adult of legal age.

July 11, 2013 at 12:22 PM | Drink

America’s Most Polluted Cities

There’s no doubt that great strides have been made in air pollution. Despite the improvements, 4 in 10 Americans live where pollution levels are often dangerous to breath.

April 29, 2013 at 1:05 PM | General