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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

AP Health Statistics

Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have worst health

CDC report: Puerto Ricans fare worst among Hispanics in key health and death statistics
Published: 05/05/15

Indiana set to start grant program to reduce infant deaths

Pence signs bill for new grant program to help reduce Indiana's infant mortality rate
Published: 05/05/15

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A new report from Minnesota health officials says babies born to black mothers are more than twice as likely to die in infancy as children born to white mothers, giving the state one of the widest infant mortality gaps in the n...
Published: 05/01/15

Minnesota infant deaths reflect racial gap

Health report says infant deaths in Minnesota show racial gap
Published: 04/30/15

Fatal opioid overdose rate higher than US average in RI

Rhode Island's fatal opioid overdose rate is well above national average
Published: 04/29/15

Prescription drug deaths in Texas vastly undercounted

Prescription drug deaths in Texas are vastly undercounted; data missing many overdoses
Published: 04/26/15

Oregon lawmakers advance vaccine bill to budget committee

Oregon Senate committee approves bill requiring schools to publish vaccine exemption rates
Published: 04/22/15
Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels

Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels

Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels, as many flock to cities for care
Updated one month ago