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Many Americans struggle to get enough physical activity, but they work diligently to prioritize exercise and movement in their free time. In 2018, Americans spent more than $32 billion on gym memberships and health club costs, according to data from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

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It doesn’t matter if you’ve been doing it for years or if you think you’ve never been sick from it — you should not wash chicken before cooking it, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s top food safety official told a group of K-State students and faculty.

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Data on the proportion of heavy or very heavy work comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Requirement Survey, out of which the 22 major occupational groups were analyzed. Metropolitan-level employment and wage statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Requirement Survey. This data was then used to calculate the proportion of physically demanding jobs and the associated wage for each metropolitan area.