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If you want statistics on hot topics for any research papers or simply just for the facts or your own edification, go to the "by the numbers" section of Click on any topic to find the numbers. For example, under "baseball, steroids, and HGH", we find out how many years HGH is reputed to decrease the effects of aging, what percentage of respondents thought individual players named in the Mitchell Report should be punished or not punished for taking steroids for the years 2007 and 2008, (and statistics are granted for that specific player), that 85 percent of players were claimed to be using performance enhancing drugs, and what percentage of voters believed specifically named players should or should not be in the Hall of Fame. This is only one topic and these are a few examples from the "By the Numbers" section of database. Click on the link above to access the page that has Special Features of database. Under the "Special Features" heading, click on "By the Numbers" and choose a topic. If you want to start from scratch, go to, which is our homepage, click on resources, then databases, go to the Social Sciences section, click on, then Issues and Controversies, then, under Special Features, click on "By the Numbers", then choose your topic.