Author Archives: Evan Comen

50 Dangerous Conditions Testing Your Blood Can Help Detect

Blood tests evaluate how well organs are working and help identify abnormalities that almost always prompt further, more specific tests. In an interview with 24/7 Wall St., Dr. Keith Hoots, ...
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Every State’s Pension Crisis Ranked

As members of the baby boom generation age into retirement -- approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day -- more and more are relying on pension benefits for their ...
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25 Cities Where You Don’t Want to Get Sick

There were more than 24 million overnight hospital stays in the United States in 2017 alone. While the likelihood of a full and speedy recovery following treatment varies depending ...
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America’s Melting Pot Cities

Throughout the history of the United States, the growth of large cities has been fueled by international immigration. Since 2010, nearly a third of the net 7.7 million Americans who ...
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Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

Every generation has its own musical heroes. These artists have huge fan followings, sell millions of records, and help define the sound of each generation. And while the popularity of ...
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25 Best Counties to Live In

According to the 2018 United Nations Human Development Index -- a composite measure of education, life expectancy, and standard of living -- the United States is the 13th most ...
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Cities Where Having a Job Doesn’t Keep You Out of Poverty

While the U.S. unemployment rate reached 3.6% in April 2019, its lowest point since December 1969, many full-time workers in America struggle to stay out of poverty. Nationwide, some ...
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The Most Educated City in Every State

A larger share of Americans than ever before have gone to college and earned a degree. According to data released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau, 32.6% of ...
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Poorest City in Every State

Since the end of the Great Recession, the United States has achieved unprecedented economic growth and reached the lowest unemployment rate in nearly 50 years. This economic growth, however, ...
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The Night Economies of America’s Biggest Cities

Known as The City That Never Sleeps, it is not surprising that New York has recently appointed a night mayor -- a public servant employed to govern the city’s ...
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Cities Where Neighborhoods Are Gentrifying the Fastest

While in recent years cities across the United States have experienced an influx of young, wealthy, educated professionals, not all residents are benefitting from the rapid growth and development. ...
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The Healthiest City in Every State

Any person can fall ill at any given time, and often without explanation. However, there are a multitude of behaviors and lifestyle choices that can increase the risk of ...
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32 Companies With the Lowest-Paying Full-Time Jobs

Debate in recent years over rising income inequality and poverty in America has taken center stage in political discourse and led to a number of new labor policies in ...
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Cities Where Poverty Is Declining, but for the Poor the Problem Is Actually Getting Worse

Since the end of the financial crisis, the United States has experienced unprecedented economic growth and reached the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years. While common indicators suggest the U.S. ...
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9 Industries Causing the Most Harm to the World’s Rainforests

The Earth’s rainforests get smaller every year. The Amazonian rainforest, the largest on the planet, has lost approximately 305,000 square miles in the past 50 years, or 19% of ...
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