The latest U.S. Census Bureau release on Thursday confirms what researchers and economists have been saying for years: America is getting older, richer, and more unequal. Household incomes nationally ticked up by 0.8% between 2017 and 2018. Although a smaller increase than in previous years, it marks the second year in a row that the […]
From the data team
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.