Posts tagged "census"

September 12 news: New census health insurance data, sitting and shorter life span, San Diego hepatitis outbreak, Irma recovery

Check out today's public health news Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Census data show uptick in uninsured, poor in US

New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau paint a grim picture of the number of Americans who lack access to affordable, quality health insurance. In 2010, 49.9 million Americans were uninsured, a slight increase from 49 million in 2009. The U.S. poverty rate went up from 14.3 percent in 2009 to 15.1 percent...