Data Stories: Cancer, Opioids, and Healthcare Spending
Treatment for cancer and addiction continues in a complex healthcare system.
- By Upside Staff
- December 2, 2020
This chart shows that the number of global cancer deaths has increased over time, but the death rate is actually declining once population trends are taken into account.
This 2019 investigation from The Washington Post shows how the opioid epidemic in the U.S. has grown and changed over time.
Interactive visualizations from the Health Cost Institute allow you to explore healthcare spending in various U.S. metro areas.