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Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women die of pregnancy-related causes at a rate about three times higher than those of white women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday. The racial disparity has persisted, even grown, for years despite frequent calls to improve access to medical care for women of color.… Read More »

E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef sickens nearly 180 people across 10 states, CDC says

The E.coli outbreak linked to raw ground beef products has now sickened 177 people across 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday. That’s a 21-person increase from when the CDC reported numbers earlier this week, on April 23. No deaths have been reported at this time, but more than 20… Read More »

Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people drink, the greater their risk of premature death — particularly from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a large, long-term study of U.S. men and women. The risk of early death linked with drinking SSBs was more pronounced among women. The study, led by… Read More »