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Where Are You Most Likely to Die Early in the United States (and Why?)

A preventable injury-related death occurs every 3 minutes in America. While many factors contribute to the premature death rate in the United States, the leading cause of premature death is unintentional injury. The CDC reports that 20 to 40 percent of premature deaths could be prevented, so we believe that it is important to raise awareness and provide resources to help build a healthier, happier country. Which states are most impacted by premature death? The team at NYRequirements.com has created an infographic to visualize premature death rates by state an

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Find the Right Big Apple Apartment to Fit Your Needs

With nearly 9 million residents and broad-spanning hospital systems, it’s no surprise that scores of travel nurses make their way to New York each year.

Beyond the challenge and opportunity of serving America’s largest city, there are plenty of reasons why nurses choose to work in New York.

For one, it offers nursing wages that average 12.8% higher than the national average(1). It’s also an amazing opportunity beyond employment - access to incredible museums, fine dining, and Broadway shows...

Nurses that have made the decision to move to New York likely have a lot on their minds. Regardless of where they are coming from, New York will undoubtedly be a change of pace.

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Since early May of 2022, cases of mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, have been reported from countries where the disease is not endemic (meaning countries where it is not regularly occurring). Most confirmed cases that involved recent travel were linked to visiting countries in Europe and North America; this is alarming because previous cases came from West or Central Africa, where the mpox virus is endemic. This is the first time in history when many mpox cases have been reported simultaneously in non-endemic and endemic countries that are geographically distant. Fortunately, most cases of mpox are not fatal, and there has been a vaccine approved under an Emergency Use Authorization due to the declaration of a public health emergency. But where are the most cases of monkeypox found in the United States? To help spread aware

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Child abuse is a hidden epidemic that is happening around the globe, and the United States is no exception. In fact, out of all of the industrialized nations, the U.S. has one of the worst records of child abuse. According to child abuse statistics shared by the nonprofit Childhelp, a report of child abuse is made every ten seconds in the United States.

Where in the U.S. are children suffering the most from abuse? NY Requirements put together this visual to determine which states have the highest rates of child abuse cases. Our team pulled data from the Child Maltreatment 2020 report compiled by the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to find the number of child victims in each state in 2020. The nu

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The number of STD cases in the United States has been surging over the past few years, with more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis diagnosed in 2020. According to the CDC, STD rates have reached an all-time high and the progress the agency had made to control the spread of STDs has “unraveled.” Less than 20 years ago, the number of new STD cases was far lower, with chlamydia being easier to detect, gonorrhea rates at historic lows, and syphilis close to being eliminated. 

The team at NYRequirements.com wanted to know if certain areas of the country were being hit harder by this uptick in common STDs. Using county data collected through the CDC’s