Latest National Center for Health Statistics Stories
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), teen birth rates have dropped by 15 percent for all but two states.
The infant mortality rate in the US fell 12 percent from 2005 to 2011, with improvements reported in all major racial and ethnic groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report issued on Wednesday.
A new study by The National Center for Health Statistics has shown that more and more couples are moving in together before tying the knot, and that only one-fourth of all "first unions" today are in the form of married couples.
CHICAGO — Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "It is important for men to be aware that excess belly fat is not only a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, it is also a risk factor for bone loss," said Miriam Bredella, M.D., radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of...
A new study reported in the upcoming issue of the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation states that almost half of adults in the U.S. have controlled their high blood pressure.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the teen pregnancy rate in Mississippi is the highest in the U.S.
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