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25 Most Dangerous Drugs

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. More Americans die of drug overdoses than in car accidents, which are also frequently the result ...
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Most Expensive Colleges in Every State

Most Americans agree that there is value to higher education and that having more individuals with a college degree is good for society. What worries people, and what prevents many ...
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States With the Most Smokers

It was in 1964 that the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health linked for the first time smoking and adverse health outcomes. The pivotal report aimed to shift public ...
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50 Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs of 2017

Including November, the U.S. economy has now added jobs for 85 straight months. Employment rose by an average of 170,000 over the past three months alone, according to the Labor ...
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The Most (and Least) Healthy States: A Survey of All 50

Progress in a society can be measured by steady improvement in health outcomes. The United States has improved in some health areas over the years, yet is facing serious challenges ...
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25 Cities Adding (and Losing) the Most Jobs in 2017

2017 may stand out for many events and developments, and among them is the exceptional year turned in by the labor market. For one, U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in ...
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City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

Life expectancy is considered a measure of progress in a society. In the United States, with life expectancy steadily rising since at least 1900, there is likely an expectation that ...
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32 Most Dangerous (and Safest) Cities for Cycling

The United States is not known for its bike-friendly infrastructure. Next to cities like Copenhagen, Denmark and Amsterdam, Netherlands, where bikes often outnumber cars and where biking is common across ...
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City With the Shortest Life Expectancy in Every State

Life expectancy is considered a measure of progress in a society. In the United States, with life expectancy steadily rising since at least 1900, there is likely an expectation that ...
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25 Richest Members of Congress

President Donald Trump is by far the wealthiest member of the U.S. government, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. While Trump is far from the typical U.S. politician, ...
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States Where Poverty Is Worse Than You Think

Most agree the poor deserve public help. But where should the line dividing poor from non-poor be set? The U.S. government answered this question in 1963 by by setting official ...
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25 Richest Members of Congress

President Donald Trump is by far the wealthiest member of the U.S. government, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. While Trump is far from the typical U.S. politician, ...
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30 American Ghost Towns

In the wake of the ongoing housing recovery, a new problem has arisen: a shortage of homes for sale. But while this might be the problem in most of the ...
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Most Famous Latin Artists

Every year, music lovers in Spanish, Portuguese, and increasingly English speaking countries look forward to the Latin Grammy Awards. The awards honor rising and long-influential Latin stars for outstanding achievements ...
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25 Cities Where You Don’t Want to Get Sick

Medical errors and suboptimal hospital conditions are a leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in hundreds of thousands of fatalities each year. Of course, some hospitals are ...
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