Here are the 15 jobs disappearing the fastest in the US


The average job in the U.S. will expand its workforce by 7% through 2026, but not all industries will be lucky enough to be adding staff in the future.

About 17% of the 818 occupations the Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks will actually lose more workers than they add between 2016 and 2026. The number of metal and plastic machines workers is expected to drop 9% in that decade. While other careers, such as locomotive firers, typists and postmasters will suffer a worse fate.

The following 15 occupations will experience the biggest decline over the next seven years, losing more than a fifth of all their workers:

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Study: Tooth Loss Linked to Cognitive Decline


Lose your teeth, lose your mind

Ever have a senior moment? Then you might be missing some teeth, too.  

Researchers at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) link tooth loss and periodontal disease to cognitive decline in one of the largest and longest prospective studies on the topic to date, released in this month’s issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


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