Posts tagged "infant mortality"

March 29 news: VA Secretary, opioid legislation, EPA climate change, opioid suicides

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

March 21 news: Climate and health, NYC lead, SIDS rates, TB in Venezuela, Trump opioid plan

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Jan. 10 news: Infant mortality, CA flu season, private sector and public health, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

Jan. 5 news: Association health plans, CDC on nuclear detonation, Zika in L.A., infant mortality

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Dec. 20 news: Tax plan and health, EPA delays hazardous chemical ban, racism and preterm birth

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017.
The Nation's Health: Updated recommendations aimed at keeping infants safe from SIDS

The Nation’s Health: Updated recommendations aimed at keeping infants safe from SIDS

Sleep-related deaths kill thousands of babies annually without a clear cause, but there are new ways to reduce infants’ risk by providing a safe sleep environment.

Aug. 7 news: School start times, infant mortality, vaccines

Check out today's public health news on Friday, August 7, 2015.

Child deaths drop worldwide, but ‘no excuse’ for US infant death ranking

The number of children under age 5 dying each year worldwide plummeted between 1990 and 2010, according to UNICEF and the World Health Organization. But an editorial in USA Today takes the U.S. to task for its lagging infant death rate.