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How Drug Overdose Is a Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

America is hooked on pain-relieving opioids. In 2015, more than 33,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a synthetic ...
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36 Worst Cities to Find a Job for Recent Graduates

With student debt levels at record highs, the pressure on college graduates to quickly get a decent paying job is higher than ever. The typical student debt among Americans with ...
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Largest Charities in Every State

Charitable giving by individuals rose to nearly $400 billion in 2016, a record high according to philanthropy research organization Giving USA. Such donations help more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations ...
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10 States With the Most Hate Groups

President Donald Trump's successful campaign and election win unleashed a level of hatred not seen in the United States in decades. According to the latest annual intelligence report from civil ...
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33 Places Young People Are Moving

Just 11.2% of Americans moved in the past year -- an all-time low. This is mostly due to low migration levels among millennials, who are far less likely to migrate ...
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States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

The number of people with Alzheimer's disease, a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia, will rise by at least 14% in all 50 states over the ...
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States With the Most Dangerous Weather

Tropical Storm Emily slammed the coast of Florida in late July. It’s storm season, and while ocean storms like Emily are difficult to anticipate and may certainly wreak havoc, for ...
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States With the Most Americans on Disability

More than 10 million Americans received disability benefits in 2015. These benefits, paid mostly to disabled workers, totalled $11.4 billion per month. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the percentage of each ...
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50 Hardest Law Schools to Get Into

People love to ridicule this profession, but they should well remember that many of America's presidents were lawyers. Usually after nearly a decade of intense training, lawyers perform an important ...
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10 Cities Where Incomes Are Shrinking the Fastest

Personal income grew by 4.1% across the nation in 2015. The vast majority of metropolitan areas contributed to this growth, but in 10 urban regions, incomes declined. Personal income, which ...
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11 Reasons Mortgage Interest Rates Could Increase

The American dream of homeownership could become less affordable in the near future. For those lucky enough to afford a home, the purchase is an important milestone. Most Americans will ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed spectacularly several years ago. However, Google is betting that Glass can ...
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12 States Where Anyone Can Carry A Concealed Weapon

The right to keep and bear arms in the United States originally resulted from the conviction that individuals have the right to self defense. Today, this right is enshrined by ...
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20 Most Popular Stores in America

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. Apart from the discount store, ...
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The States With the Best and Worst Economies

Is your state a drag on the American economy or a boon? The 50 states -- as diverse as they are -- each contribute something to the U.S. economy. Because ...
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