Tag: Health statistics

UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

ISLAMABAD — The U.N. children's agency in a report released Tuesday singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of...
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SALEM, Ore. — Deaths connected to the use of methamphetamine have reached higher rates than previously recorded in Oregon, surpassing the death rates from...
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CONCORD, N.H. — The Latest on Gov. Chris Sununu's State of the State address (all times local): ...
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Transportation researchers report that West Virginia's fatality rate from road crashes exceeded the national average in 2015 though it was lower...
Former Aussie leader blames funding for indigenous setbacks

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian prime minister who a decade ago set an ambitious timetable for ending indigenous disadvantage has blamed a lack of...
Australia’s Aboriginal life expectancy gap widens

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia had failed to close the gap between the life expectancies of its Aboriginal and non-indigenous people and the difference is...
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MINNEAPOLIS — A new analysis by the Minnesota Department of Health finds drinking water contaminated by 3M Co. apparently has not caused higher rates...
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CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan say they have helped to secure an agreement to provide an additional $6...
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GREENVILLE, N.C. — Researchers at East Carolina University have found that middle-aged whites in North Carolina are dying at an unprecedented rate. ...
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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles homicide rate dropped last year but Police Chief Charlie Beck says there's still work to do in lowering...

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