Posts tagged "premature deaths"

June 10 news: Chickenpox vaccine, premature death interventions, Ebola outbreak, mental health in 2020, anti-vaxers

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, June 10, 2019.

April 4 news: Poor diet deaths, e-cigarette seizures, air pollution, weed killer cancer, eyelid sunscreen

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, April 4, 2019

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.
AJPH study: Raising the minimum wage could lower premature deaths

AJPH study: Raising the minimum wage could lower premature deaths

A new study in the American Journal of Public Health found that raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New York City could have averted up to 5,500 premature deaths between 2008 and 2012.

Families USA reports high number of premature deaths for uninsured Americans

Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act, a consumer advocacy organization released “Dying for Coverage,” a report detailing a startling number of Americans who die every year from a lack of health coverage.