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Chart: Most popular New Year's resolutions
Have you launched into your resolutions for the new year. Among Americans, most fall into these categories.You will find more infographics at Statista
Most admired men and women
Gallup has been asking the U.S. public to name the men and women they admire the most around the world every year since 1948. In 2019, Barack Obama and Donald Trump were tied as the most admired man with 18 percent. No other man was mentioned by more than two percent of respondents and Jimmy Carter, Elon Musk and Bill Gates all followed a significant distance behind with two percent.
Gallup states that historically, it has been more common for a former first lady to be named the most admired woman than for a former president to be named the most admired man.You will find more infographics at Statista
Pollution kills 8.3 million people a year
Exposure to toxic air, water, soil and chemicals kills 8.3 million people around the world every year according to a new analysis from the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. It warns that pollution kills three times as many people a year as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. It also kills 15 times as many people each year as war and other forms of violence. At least 90 percent of all premature deaths from pollution occur in low and middle-income countries.You will find more infographics at Statista
Experts split over Alzheimer's drug
A company that claims to have the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists in December but left them sharply divided over whether there’s enough evidence of effectiveness for the medicine to warrant federal approval.
Excitement and skepticism have surrounded aducanumab since its developers stopped two studies earlier this year because it didn't seem to be working, then did a stunning about-face in October and said new results suggest it was effective at a high dose.
Alzheimer's breakdown by age
Sports betting by state
Picture a future where you settle in with a beer, a ballgame and a bet that can be made legally with the click of a button. If you’re watching a boring blowout, plug in a wager that the struggling quarterback will toss another interception before the end of the quarter. The push is on in many states to legalize sports betting, and a pile of cash is at stake.