Saturday is World Alzheimer’s Day. And an estimated 5.8 million people are living with the disease in the United States alone, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2019 annual report. That’s a 10% increase from the figure the association published a decade ago.
The rate of teens using electronic cigarettes has more than doubled in two years, the largest and quickest increase in the popularity of any substance since tracking began 45 years ago.
While the median household income remained stagnant, America’s official poverty rate dropped for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, according to U.S. Census Bureau’s annual reports released on Tuesday.