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Stories with subject: Death rates
  • Proposal would cut Medicaid coverage for some pregnant women 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 11:41 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - State senators are taking a hard look at a proposal in Republican Gov. John Kasich's budget that would eliminate Medicaid health coverage for certain pregnant women and others who the administration says can get insurance through the federal marketplace.

  • St. Joseph County seeks grant to address infant mortality 
    Updated: May-30-15 12:17 pm

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - St. Joseph County health officials are seeking the state's help to reduce the number of babies who never see their first birthdays.

  • Report: Idaho reaches highest recorded deaths 
    Updated: May-29-15 5:29 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho saw the highest number of deaths in 2013 throughout the state since record-keeping began, with cancer barely squeezing out heart disease as the No. 1 cause of death, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare.

  • Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have worst health 
    Updated: May-05-15 2:20 pm

    NEW YORK - Among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health, according to a government report released Tuesday.