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Asians are now the fastest-growing group in U.S. as Latino population slips, study finds
The growth of the U.S. Latino population — once the nation's fastest growing — slowed considerably over the last seven years and slipped behind that of Asian Americans amid declining Hispanic immigration and birth rates, a study released Thursday found. The Pew Research Center study, which analyzed...
2946 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Population Demography U.S. state New Mexico Alaska California Hispanic and Latino Americans
3rd heat-related death in Shelby County reported
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials are reporting the third heat-related death this year in Shelby County. The county's health department is not identifying any of the three people who have died from heat-related causes this summer in the Memphis area. The health department is advising residents to combat high ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Death English-language films Life Afterlife Demography Shelby County Tennessee Death
Working out makes drinking less bad for you
Great news, active imbibers — a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that exercise can negate some of the health repercussions of regular drinking. Researchers in the UK and Australia looked at a series of surveys of the British population, examining both the subject’s cancer mortality rates and their activity...
318 points by New York Post | United Kingdom Weight loss Obesity Sports training Alcohol Overweight Demography Drinking culture
Latino population growth in Chicago, U.S. slowing, study says
The Latino population growth and dispersion around the country has slowed since the onset of the Great Recession, according to a Pew Research Center study released Thursday. The trend has been reflected in cities and counties across the country, including the Chicago metropolitan area and Illinois....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Population Demography Late-2000s recession Great Depression Business cycle Demographic economics United States Illinois
Growth of Nevada’s Hispanic population slows, reflecting national deceleration
Clark County is now considered a slow-growing county in terms of Hispanic population growth, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
8 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | United States Hispanic and Latino Americans Population United States Census Bureau Demography White American Late-2000s recession California
Tips sought to ID man found dead in Detroit
Police say a man aged 40-50 possibly dumped with a cord around torso Friday outside home in 17000 block of Omira        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Death Brain death Old age Kwame Kilpatrick Coma Gerontology Demography Diet
Economic despair leading to death of white working class Americans, study finds
Feelings of economic desperation among middle-aged white Americans are contributing to a sharp rise in mortality rates, particularly among those with less education, two Princeton University economists say in a new study. In new findings published Thursday in the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity,...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Mortality rate Death White people Demography United States Mental disorder Old age Middle age
Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow
CHICAGO (AP) — The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Chicago Demography Metropolitan area City Illinois Population Chicago metropolitan area United States
Woman, 20, shot to death in Southwest Philly

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Crime The Colbert Report The Inquirer Political spectrum Death The Real English-language films Demography
Teen killed in Point Breeze daylight shooting ID'd

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Crime Demography English-language films The Inquirer Block Death The Real Criminal law
Boy, 17, dies after being shot twice in back in Point Breeze

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Academy Award for Best Actor Crime University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Phillies Demography Pennsylvania The Colbert Report
Millennials eclipse teens as worst drivers on the road, AAA study finds
Rookie teenage drivers have long been seen as the worst motorists on the road, but now there’s evidence that their older cousins - millennials - may be the most reckless people behind the wheel.
11 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Miles per hour Speed Text messaging Demographics Psychology Demography Adolescence Behavior
Man, 22, shot to death in Kensington

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Temple University North Philadelphia Temple University Beasley School of Law Death Demography Crime The Philadelphia Inquirer
Almost half of Japanese marriages are sexless – study
A new survey has revealed that married couples in Japan – which already has one of the lowest birthrates in the world – are having less sex than ever. In addition fewer people are getting hitched, and the number of adult virgins remains eye-opening. Read Full Article at
3047 points by Russia Today | Marriage Sexual intercourse Total fertility rate Fertility Demography Human sexuality Japan Arranged marriage
No sign of foul play after body found in Roseville
The body was found Monday morning near a vehicle along Gratiot, between Ten Mile and 11 Mile in Roseville        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Death Macomb County Michigan Roseville Michigan M-3 2005 singles St. Clair County Michigan Diet Demography
Greece evacuates over 70,000 residents for WW2 bomb disposal in Thessaloniki
Greek authorities have begun evacuating tens of thousands of people from the country’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, as a bomb disposal unit is preparing to defuse an unexploded World War II air bomb. Read Full Article at
80 points by Russia Today | Population Population density Refugee Voula Patoulidou Demography Right of asylum Disability Affect
L.A. region home to 1 million immigrants here illegally, analysis shows
Nearly 10% of the nation’s 11.1 million immigrants who are in the country illegally reside in Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The region is home to 1 million such immigrants, second only to the greater New York area, which...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Population Immigration to the United States City Immigration United States Census Bureau Los Angeles Metropolitan area Demography
Grand Rapids cracks Top 20 on U.S. News' 'best places to live'
Mchigan's second-largest city is also one of the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News.        
6677 points by Detroit Free Press | Metropolitan area City United States metropolitan area Population New York City Demography Developed environments London
Austin tops list of 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S.
Allen ConeFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Austin, Texas, was ranked No. 1 on the U.S. News and World Report's list of the 100 Best Places to Live in America.
73 points by UPI | Metropolitan area Population Stevie Ray Vaughan Demography Lyndon B. Johnson Texas University of Texas at Austin Austin Texas
Detroit ranks 89th on U.S. News' Top 100 'best places to live'
U.S. News judges found Detroit to be a decent value, but Motor City still rates low in quality of life, desirability        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Detroit Free Press Population City Metropolitan area Demography Michigan United States metropolitan area
Woman's body found in Kensington apartment

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Study: Human toll on gray wolves higher than estimated in Wisconsin
State officials have underreported wolf deaths in past analyses, study says.       
48 points by USA Today | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Journal Communications Hunting Wolf Death Demography Gray Wolf Wound
George Michael’s funeral on hold pending toxicology results
It could take until March before the Wham! singer is finally laid to rest.
72 points by New York Post | Death Drug addiction Suicide George Michael Demography Sun 2006 albums Autopsy
Why is diabetes so low on the list of leading causes of death
Diabetes — one of America’s most common ailments — is listed seventh among the leading causes of death behind heart disease, cancer, lower chronic respiratory disease, accidents, strokes and Alzheimer’s disease. 
24 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Death Demography Hypertension American Diabetes Association Diabetes mellitus Blood sugar Hyperglycemia Obesity
Mexican bakery king Lorenzo Servitje, who turned Bimbo Bread into international empire, dies at 98
 Mexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje has died at the age of 98 after building his Grupo Bimbo into an international snack and baked-goods empire. The head of Mexico's Business Coordinating Council said Friday that Servitje had died but did not state a cause of death. Juan Pablo Castanon called...
141 points by Los Angeles Times | Grupo Bimbo Mexico Primera División de México Mexican Stock Exchange Death Demography Ageing United States
Baby dies after falling ill in family’s apartment
A 5-month-old girl died Friday at her family’s Astoria apartment, authorities said. Malak Aitouhanni’s parents told police they frantically tried to revive the infant when she apparently fell ill around 3 a.m. The family said they called 911 but decided not to wait for an ambulance — instead jumping into a cab and rushing their...
2 points by New York Post | Death Family Official The Time Office Demography Life National Film Registry
Man, 47, fatally shot in SW Philly

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Crime English-language films University of Pennsylvania The Colbert Report The Philadelphia Inquirer Demography
Clark County coroner determines cause of newborn’s July death
The Clark County coroner has determined the cause of death of a newborn girl who died in a bathtub this year.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Suicide Autopsy Death Life Causes of death Kay Scarpetta Demography Murder
Clark County coroner determines cause of newborn’s death in July
The Clark County coroner has determined the cause of death of a newborn girl who iedd in a bathtub this year.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Suicide Autopsy Death Life Causes of death Kay Scarpetta Demography Murder
CDC: Deaths from major preventable killers are falling
The latest news about preventable deaths in the United States has some encouraging data and one sobering statistic. On the good-news front, fewer people are dying prematurely from three of the five leading causes of death between 2010 and 2014: cancer, stroke and heart disease.
9 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Demography Death Epidemiology Tobacco smoking Cancer Disease Smoking United States
New Alliance for Healthier Indiana to focus 1st on tobacco
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A coalition including the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana State Medical Association has formed to work toward reducing smoking and improving the health of Hoosiers in other ways. The group called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana announced Thursday its primary focus heading into the ...
4 points by The Washington Times | Indiana Indianapolis Smoking Population health Death Demography Nutrition Medicine
CDC reveals top 5 causes of death
HealthDay News Always seeing the cup as half empty, rather than half full, may increase the likelihood of dying from heart disease, Finnish researchers say.
9 points by UPI | Demography Death United Press International Respiratory disease Disease United States Senescence William Randolph Hearst
Maternal Mortality Rate in U.S. Rises, Defying Global Trend, Study Finds
Global death rates related to pregnancies fell by more than a third from 2000 to 2015. But the United States has gone against the grain, new data show.
89 points by The New York Times | Demography Death Maternal death Mortality rate Perinatal mortality United States Medicine Epidemiology
Japan's Abe: aging, shrinking population not burden but incentive
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan's aging, shrinking population was not a burden for the world's third largest economy, but an incentive to boost productivity through innovations like robots, wireless sensors, and Artificial Intelligence.
-1 points by | Barack Obama Monetary policy Democratic Party Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Central Japan Railway Company Demography
Report: Number of Mexicans in U.S. illegally down 1.1 million since 2007
Somebody break it gently to Donald Trump: The population of Mexicans living illegally in the United States has decreased 1.1 million since its 2007 peak, and the number of undocumented immigrants overall - 11.1 million - is at its lowest point since 2010, according to a Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
21 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Immigration to the United States United States Immigration Illegal immigration Population Demography U.S. state Human migration
Marriage Falls in China, Transforming Finances and Families
The drop in marriage stems in part from China’s aging population, but also reflects that women who once were pushed to wed are exploring new options.
2099 points by The New York Times | Marriage Family Demography Hong Kong Arranged marriage Chinese people Alimony Han Chinese