Outcomes

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its third year, the U.S. is approaching a grim milestone – nearly 1 million COVID-19-related deaths. Even as new cases and deaths have dropped to...
Even as the U.S. population ages and the birth rate declines, there are counties in each state where the median age is lower than the national median of 38. To determine the county with the youngest...
America is an aging nation: Baby boomers are reaching retirement (the oldest turned 65 in 2011), and due to declining birth rates and limits on immigration, the population of the U.S. in 2021 grew by...
The United States is bracing to reach 1 million COVID-19-related deaths, a figure the nation could hit in the coming weeks. So far, the COVID-19 pandemic has killed 993,744 people in the U.S., with...
COVID-19 cases across the United States rose in April, though deaths declined through much of the month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, hospitalizations rose...
The leading causes of death have remained about the same for over a decade. In 2020, COVID-19 changed that. It was the third largest cause of death that year as it included 350,831. The figure will...
The United States is bracing to reach 1 million COVID-19-related deaths, a figure the nation could hit in the coming weeks. So far, the COVID-19 pandemic has killed 988,663 people in the United...
It doesn’t yet match the omicron-driven spike of January, but there is no doubt COVID-19 cases nationwide are rising again. This time they are driven by the highly contagious BA.2 omicron...
Life expectancy in America has continued its downward slide. Life expectancy at birth in 2019 was 78.86 years; it dipped to 76.99 years in 2020, then went down again to 76.60 years for 2021. The...
The leading causes of death have remained about the same for over a decade. In 2020, COVID-19 changed that. It was the third largest cause of death that year as it included 350,831. The figure will...
The U.S. population grew at the slowest pace in its history in 2021, according to the Census Bureau. Estimates released late December 2021 show that the population grew by only 0.1%, in large part...
Virtually everyone has at least one aspect of their appearance they would like to improve upon. They want clearer skin, larger muscles, or perhaps most commonly, a thinner waist and a flatter...
There were about 860.4 million doctor’s office visits in 2018, or about 2.67 visits per person. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 83.4% of adults and 94% of children had...
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, schools switched to remote learning to stop the spread of the virus among children. Although children were at significantly lower risk of severe disease and death from...
Despite attempts at normalization, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives, both worldwide and nationwide. More than two years in, the COVID-19 pandemic has killed almost 981,000 people in the...