Here are the US counties where more people are dying than being born

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Business Insider—Lenore Edman/Flickr The US is a dynamic and growing country, and the ways in which different regions' populations change are fascinating. The US Census Bureau recently released its annual estimates of how the populations of each of the 3,142 counties and county equivalents in the country changed between 2016 and 2017. One of the main components of population change is natural change, or the net difference between births and deaths. The US Census Bureau recently released estimates of the 2017...

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson The US is getting healthier overall, but in 21 states death rates increased for people age 20 to 55 from 1990 to 2016. That's according to the latest results from the Global Burden of Disease Study, which has tracked health outcomes in the US and around the world since 1990. The increase in deaths for young and middle-aged people is being driven by drug and alcohol use, suicide, and kidney disease, among other related factors. The opioid crisis, alcohol use, suicide,...