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Stat: 40% of all cancers linked to overweight, obesity-6122

Stat: 40% of all cancers linked to overweight, obesity

Overweight and obesity are associated with an increased risk of 13 types of cancer that account for about 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States, according to the latest "Vital Signs" report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing-6120

Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing

Researchers have developed a barometer that estimates how countries are adapting to the dramatic increases in the number and proportion of older persons.

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Midlife adults find their news online-6080

Midlife adults find their news online

About two-thirds (67%) of people ages 65 and older get news on a mobile device (smartphone or cell phone), according to an analysis of survey data.

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Stats: 49 million people 65 years and older in US-6076

Stats: 49 million people 65 years and older in US

There were an estimated 49.2 million people 65 years and older living in the United States in 2016.

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Digitally connected, with a little help-6070

Digitally connected, with a little help

Over the past five years, the use of smartphones by people 65 years and older in the US has nearly quadrupled so that about 42% of an estimated 46 million people own smartphones.

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Older people are fast-growing segment of the workforce-6064

Older people are fast-growing segment of the workforce

In Canada, 38% of people 55 years and older were working in 2016, according to a new release of data from the census.

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