Gov. Ralph Northam marked the 50th anniversary of Virginia’s Medicaid program Monday by touting the program’s successful expansion and outlining plans for improving maternal and infant health.
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The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
Between 1999 and 2016, suicide rates increased across age, gender, race and ethnicity.
The nation's overall cancer death rate declined 1.7 percent in 2015, the latest indication of steady, long-term progress against the disease, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. Over nearly a quarter-century, the mortality rate has fallen 26 percent, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer deaths than if peak rates had continued.
In the near future, the U.S. should be able to prevent thousands of deaths on the roads and highways. The Department of Transportation has proposed a Road to Zero — the elimination of motor-vehicle fatalities by 2030. In fact, we already know how to move toward that goal.
In the near future, the U.S. should be able to prevent thousands, and perhaps tens of thousands, of deaths on the roads and highways. The Depa…
More people are dying on the road - a lot more. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced this week that road fatalities sp…
More people are dying on the road - a lot more. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that road fatalities spiked 10.4 percent in the first half of the year. Part of the problem is that people are driving more. But the 3.3 percent increase in miles traveled cannot explain the whole rise in road deaths.