States with the highest cancer rates

Cancer affects every American, whether directly or indirectly. But some regions of the country are more hard-hit than others. Stacker used CDC data on the incident rates of cancer in every state to examine how this disease is impacting the nation.

Popular science myths debunked

Stacker investigated the gap between science and culture to compile 30 of the most common now-disproven scientific hypotheses that many Americans still believe today.

States with the most same-sex households

The number of people identifying as LGBT+ has risen over time, and supportive legislation and resources for new families have increased over the past few decades. Stacker used census data to examine these trends in the 25 states with the highest percentages of same-sex households.