Posts tagged "death"

July 26 news: Death rates, air pollution, Ebola vaccine, health misinformation, climate superbug

Check out today’s public health news for Friday, July 26, 2019.

July 23 news: SNAP cuts, death rates, rabies, Indian Health Service, and drowning

Check out today’s public health news for Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

May 3 news: E. coli outbreak turns deadly, Commonwealth report, Title X funding, tobacco watchdog

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

AJPH: Number of deaths in the US linked to social factors

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health calculated how many U.S. deaths are linked social factors every year, including poverty and social support. Researchers found that approximately 245,000 deaths in the United States in 2000 were attributable to low education, 176,000 to racial segregation, 162,000 to low social support, 133,000 to...