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What states have the most affordable groceries?
Rocket Loans used information from the 2023 Annual Average Cost of Living Index to determine which states have the most affordable groceries.
Can electric cars be powered with solar panels?
Edmunds reports the obstacles that must be overcome for solar power to be used in electric vehicles.
Developments in oncology over the last year showing promise for cancer patients and others
Medical Technology Schools compiled some of the most promising oncology advancements of the last year from academic studies and leading researchers.
Flags for mental health: How to spot signs of a struggling child
Counseling Schools consulted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports to explore the key signs of struggling children in all age groups.
As temperatures rise across the US, here's how to protect yourself this summer
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to identify which regions have been most impacted by high-risk heat, using CDC, NWS, and NOAA data.
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How designers can make websites more accessible for the millions affected by color blindness

AccessiBe compiled tips for colorblind-friendly design using insights from professional designers, colorblind accessibility resources, and more.

The troubling link between rising rents and lower life spans: Where are renters most at risk?

Foothold Technology analyzed data and findings from Princeton and the NLIHC to illustrate the public health impact of the housing shortage.

Election analysis for U.S. richest and poorest counties, 2016-2022

Ballotpedia reports on the 50 richest and 50 poorest counties in the U.S. and their voting trends since 2016.

Texas Celebrates Youth Sports This Summer

(NewsUSA) - Kids take the field in a big way this summer in Plano, Texas, as the town gears up to host a diverse mix of activities that attract the best young talent from across the United States.A …

La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil destaca las oportunidades

(NewsUSA) - La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil, una iniciativa del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU., presenta una variedad de eventos y oradores en lugares de todos los Estados Unidos para mostrar …

No Child is Forgotten By Marine Toys for Tots

(NewsUSA) - Marine Toys for Tots, known for its core mission of Christmastime charitable efforts, has evolved into a year-round force for good – ensuring that no child is forgotten any day of the …

Unique, Hands-Free Ways to Soothe Your Baby

(Family Features) Most parents know - or soon will - crying is completely normal for babies. Even once you've determined a cause for the cries, finding foolproof ways to soothe baby can be difficult.

Nurturing the Mental Health of Young Children

(Family Features) The earliest years of children's lives lay the foundation for their social and emotional well-being, setting the stage for success in school and beyond.

4 Tips for Summer Water Safety

(Family Features) Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To protect your loved ones when playing in and around water this summer, keep these tips in mind.

There’s a rare and devastating cancer affecting young adults: One woman’s tips on how to cope with a difficult diagnosis
(BPT) - Sponsored by Adaptimmune Therapeutics.Megan was 12 years old, an active student-athlete, and an enthusiastic member of her cheerleading squad when she first started experiencing what she …
How does sleep affect the weight loss journey? We asked a husband-and-wife team of medical experts
(BPT) - As a sleep medicine specialist, Dr. Christopher J. Allen knows well the importance of sleep health, which is not only defined by the number of hours the individual sleeps, but also the …
Prepare for Takeoff: Relaunching Your Life Closer to Family
(BPT) - According to a 2024 survey from HireAHelper, family was the number one reason older adults and retirees moved to a new location. Moving closer to family is an exciting and happy time, though …
Nearly 2 in 5 Americans say their pets inspire good money habits: new study
(BPT) - Can your dog help you save? New Empower research shows that Americans associate pet ownership with positive money habits, with 39% of people saying it inspires them to be more financially …
With Time and Planning On Your Side, Financial Goals Can Move Within Reach
(BPT) - Paying for college, buying a home, entering retirement — these are all significant life events, and they all come at a significant price. But they also come with fair warning. …
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Volunteering Together to Build Friendships and Strengthen Bonds

(Family Features) As people age, many social avenues from earlier phases of life, such as school and work, no longer exist and making friends can be difficult. Experts suggest volunteering as a beneficial way to make friends and improve social well-being.

Volunteering Together: Building friendships and strengthening bonds

(Family Features) As people age, many social avenues from earlier phases of life, such as school and work, no longer exist and making friends can be difficult. Experts suggest volunteering as a beneficial way to make friends and improve social well-being.

How a Manual Washing Machine Can Help Reclaim Time, Improve Lives

(Family Features) An estimated 60% of the global population wash clothes by hand and the burden falls mostly on women and girls, which means spending up to 20 hours each week doing laundry instead of going to work or school.

How electric harps are protecting honey bees

Reasons to be Cheerful reports that as Asian hornets sow chaos in apiaries across Europe, strategically strung electrified wires are giving beekeepers cause for hope.

Kids, screen time and despair: An expert in the economics of happiness echoes psychologists' warnings about tech

The 74 reports on a new paper that uses surveys from the past 15 years to show a pronounced increase in sadness affecting 14- to 24-year-olds.

5 garden parties made headlines and history

Peerspace put together a list of five unforgettable garden parties that made headlines and shaped history, using government archives and news reports.

How to beat the summer heat — and boredom

(BPT) - Summer break can be wonderful for kids, as they are able to explore new activities, visit with friends or just have more free time to play. But summer can also get hot — and long. If …

Designing with green hues: 5 ways to add this trending color to your kitchen and bath

(BPT) - Move over, gray. Green is having its moment this year in bath and kitchen design and décor. Whether dark, light or somewhere in between, these luscious hues are on trend right now, but …

The framework for lasting weight loss success

(BPT) - Everyone is buzzing about prescription GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss — and rightfully so. GLP-1s (more formally known as glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists) …

America's 8 most-visited ice cream shops — and the hottest new chain
Lyft lists favorite ice cream shops to visit when ready to scream for ice cream.
Thirsty in paradise: Water crises are a growing problem across the Caribbean islands
The Conversation reports that the Caribbean islands are in a water crisis and their governments have warned that water scarcity may become the new norm.
Best draft picks of all-time for every MLB team
ATS.io compiled the best draft pick for each MLB team using data from Baseball Reference. Players were ranked by career wins above replacement.
Are politics Americans' biggest dating deal-breaker?
Stacker used data from the Survey Center on American Life and consulted experts to explore how politics are shaping modern-day romantic relationships.
The rise of apps to find friends instead of romance
Stacker spoke with users of both dating and friend-finding apps to learn more about how people use these platforms to make social connections.