Obstetrics & gynaecology

Birth complications tied to death risk decades later

Complications from pregnancy and child birth have led to high death rates among people who have given birth in the United States, and a new study using long-range, racially-inclusive data shows that these complications can ...


Heart attack deaths drop over past two decades

The U.S. not only saw a significant decline in the overall rate of heart attack-related deaths in the past 20 years, but also a reduction in racial disparities for heart attack deaths, according to a study presented at the ...


US firearm death trends revealed over four decades

A new analysis of firearm death rates from 1981 to 2020 shows that the people most heavily impacted by firearm deaths were Black men and white men, and that rates of firearm-related homicides and suicides jumped between 2019 ...

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