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Monday, May 25, 2015

AP Health Statistics

Panel backs bill aimed at boosting Maine vaccination rates

Legislative committee backs bill designed to boost vaccination rates among Maine children
Published: 05/22/15

Boston, several suburbs see major population growth

Boston, several suburbs see major population growth according to US Census
Published: 05/22/15

Study: Vitamin B3 may help prevent certain skin cancers

Study: Vitamin B3 may help prevent recurrence of common skin cancers in people at high risk
Published: 05/13/15

Indiana drafts county-level HIV, hepatitis C rate profiles

Indiana creating HIV, hepatitis C rate profiles for all 92 counties for use under new law
Published: 05/13/15

Nebraska has fifth-highest birth rate in the nation

Census data shows Nebraska ranks fifth in the nation in birth rate, Iowa ranks 14th overall
Published: 05/10/15

Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have worst health

CDC report: Puerto Ricans fare worst among Hispanics in key health and death statistics
Updated one month ago

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
Updated one month ago

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...
Updated one month ago

Minnesota infant deaths reflect racial gap

Health report says infant deaths in Minnesota show racial gap
Updated one month ago

Fatal opioid overdose rate higher than US average in RI

Rhode Island's fatal opioid overdose rate is well above national average
Updated one month ago