By The Numbers




79 — Episodes in Star Trek's original series

16.2 million — Average number of viewers during episodes of House in 2007-2008

6 — Number of awards or nominations Hugh Laurie (Dr. House) has racked up since the show began (2 Golden Globes, 1 Screen Actors Guild, and 3 Emmys)

1.3 — Gallons of blood in an average person's body

$2.2 trillion — Amount of money spent on health care in the U.S. in 2007

31 — Number of cities or towns in the U.S. with "liberty" in their name

5 — Number of places in the U.S. named "America"

4 — Number of U.S. presidents born in the month of July

1 — Number of presidents born on the 4th of July (Calvin Coolidge)

$206.3 million — Dollar value of fireworks imported to the United States from China

4 — Memphis Redbirds pitchers who have started the Triple-A All-Star Game

45.7 million — ­Number of people in the United States without health insurance

3 million — ­Number of new health-care jobs projected to be generated between 2006 and 2016

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