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4th of July Around the US During Coronavirus

7/3/2020 | Health, Other

Having fun and celebrating while staying safe

The Insidious Air Toxic That Just Became Even Deadlier

6/18/2020 | Health

Health risks associated with high levels of particulate matter include cardiac arrhythmias and heart attacks.

What Travel Will Look like After Coronavirus

6/11/2020 | Health, Other

With uncertainty regarding safety and scheduling of airline travel, the concept of “travel” has drastically changed.

10 Factors to Consider When Researching Your Best Place To Live

4/13/2020 | Cost of Living, Crime, Climate & Weather, Health, Economy, Other

Trying to figure out what type of information you should research before moving? We've got you covered.

Coronavirus Risk Assessment Toolkit

4/11/2020 | Health, In The Press, Other

BestPlaces has amassed an unparalleled collection of data on every city, town, state, metro area, county and zip code in the U.S. and is sharing their work to fight the Coronavirus.

Is Your Area Prepared for Coronavirus

4/1/2020 | Health

In the face of this Coronavirus crisis, we’ve assembled a special dataset of Coronavirus risk factors .

Coronavirus Resources

3/26/2020 | Health, Other

We have compiled a list of supportive opportunities that help address various issues that may have arisen for you or loved ones as a result of this virus.

Gloomiest Places in America

11/12/2019 | Climate & Weather, Health

With a high Percentage of Cloud Cover, low Average Hours of Daylight, and many Days with Precipitation - Seattle and Portland are officially the Gloomiest Places in America.

Top 10 Cities to Beat the Heat

9/13/2019 | Climate & Weather, Health, Other

The BestPlaces Summer Comfort Index considers seven climate variables, including total precipitation, daily minimum and maximum temperatures, extreme high and low temperatures, average dew points, and precipitation days.

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