News tagged with poverty line
Around one in six Australian children live below the poverty line, according to a report released today by the Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth (ARACY). While the rates have improved since ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A recently released report, entitled "Social and Economic Impact Review on Neglected Tropical Diseases," highlights links between neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and socio-economic prosperity. Published by Hudson Institute's ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Low-wage workers, who make up a large and growing share of the U.S. workforce, are especially vulnerable to financial hits that can result from on-the-job injuries and illnesses, according to a policy brief released today ...
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Infant mortality has fallen by half, and the number of women who died from complications during pregnancy and childbirth by three-quarters. This is the result of a four-year health care project in one of ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women in socioeconomically disadvantaged and less affluent areas of Chicago were less likely to live near a mammography facility with various aspects of care compared with women in less socioeconomically disadvantaged and ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Gum disease affects nearly half of American adults aged 30 and older, a new study finds.
Dentistry Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Funding pressures and the rise of chronic illnesses such as heart disease are the top "danger zones" for global health in 2012, the head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, said on Monday.
Health May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study that looked at the hunger trends over a 10-year period found that 14.85 percent of seniors in the United States, more than one in seven, face the threat of hunger. This translates into 8.3 million seniors.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over 17 million US households -- or 14.5 percent -- were unable to eat properly in 2010, either due to small portions, or chronically unhealthy diets, a government report said Wednesday.
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0