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Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — US Health Workers Have Died Of COVID-19

Nearly 600 front-line health care workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according to Lost on the Frontline, a project launched by The Guardian and KHN that aims to count, verify and memorialize every health care worker who dies during the pandemic. The tally includes doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as crucial health care… Read More »

Nearly 5,000 have died this year in the ‘world’s worst measles outbreak’

Nearly 5,000 people have died this year in the ‘world’s worst measles outbreak’ in Ebola-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo Nearly 5,000 killed in year because children are missing out on routine jabs World Health Organisation said it was world’s largest and fastest epidemic Roughly 4million children, half of the total in the country, remain unvaccinated By Connor… Read More »

Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and… Read More »

Nearly two-thirds of US women use contraception, CDC reports

To help understand fertility patterns across demographics, researchers combed through the latest data from the National Survey of Family Growth to study contraceptive use among women. The results, published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, found that of the more than 5,500 respondents from 2015 to… Read More »