Author Archives: Samuel Stebbins

States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

Alzheimer’s -- the sixth leading cause of death in the United States -- is a degenerative and progressive neurological disease with no known cure. The disease causes changes in the ...
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25 Richest Cities in America

Incomes climbed faster in 2017 for the typical American household than they have in years. The median household income of $60,336 in 2017 marked a 4.7% increase from the previous ...
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Worst Cities to Live in Every State

Quality of life is subject to countless quantitative and qualitative factors -- not the least of which is environment. While living in an ideal city by no means assures personal ...
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States Where the Most People Work for the Government

The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April 2019, the 103rd month of consecutive job growth -- by far the longest stretch in U.S. history. The job growth has been ...
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14 Countries the US Government Doesn’t Want You to Visit

The U.S. State Department issued in January a do not travel advisory for Venezuela, ordering the immediate evacuation of all non-emergency U.S. government employees and family members due to ...
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11 Medical Conditions Aspirin Can Treat

More than half of all Americans between the ages of 45 and 75 use aspirin, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The drug’s popularity is attributable ...
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12 Worst States for Lyme Disease

Though it is not one of the most feared infections in the United States, Lyme disease is a debilitating, sometimes fatal infection passed to humans by infected blacklegged ticks. There ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low of 0.6% year-over-year in 2018. The slowdown in growth -- an already familiar phenomenon in some of the world’s most economically advanced ...
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low of 0.6% year-over-year in 2018. The slowdown in growth -- an already familiar phenomenon in some of the world’s most economically advanced countries ...
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Poorest Town in Every State

Home to just 4% of the world’s population and nearly 25% of global economic activity, the United States is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite the concentration ...
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18 Reasons to Drink Coffee for Your Health

Often, the foods and beverages people love the most are unhealthy -- soda, for example, can be killing you in at least 10 different ways -- and should be consumed only ...
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Most Dangerous City in Every State

The U.S. violent crime rate has been falling for years and currently stands at nearly its lowest point in decades. According to the FBI, over 1.2 million violent crimes -- ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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Cities Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty

For the nearly 46.9 million Americans living below the poverty line, financial insecurity affects nearly every aspect of daily life -- from personal relationships to physical and mental health. Just ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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