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Originally published in the June 2015 Juniper Berry Magazine


1. High Sugar: 29 million people

(one in 11) have it.

2. On October 22, 2014, there were

6,106,694 subway riders.

3. In New York City, 70% of children

are born out-of-wedlock.

4. Throughout the entire USA, a total

of 3,932,181 children were born

in 2013.

5. One percent of the world's

population owns 48% of the

world's wealth.

6. DYSLEXIA impacts 10% of the


7. In New York City, there are 6

million miles of roads.

8. The number of tourists visiting New

York City hit an historic high in

2014. A record 56.4 million visitors

came to New York in 2014, creating

a record $461.3 billion in economic

impact, according to the Mayor's

Office. The tourism industry generated

$43.7 billion in local tax revenue.

About 358,000 jobs are tourist-related.

9. The United States has enough food

stored in warehouses to feed the

entire world for three years.

10. During World War II, 62 million

people were killed.

11. The Atom bomb dropped on

Hiroshima killed over 3 million

people and injured over 3 million


12. One million Americans have

Parkinson's disease.

13. People who might be having a

heart attack should get aspirin on

the way to the hospital. But

about half of the patients in the

USA do not receive this lifesaving

treatment, according to the Journal

of Emergency Medicine. Those who

take aspirin are 23 percent more

likely to survive, but EMS providers

sometimes omit this, despite

guidelines recommending it.

June 2015 Juniper Berry Magazine

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