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Advocates call for action on state's maternal mortality rate

Women's reproductive health advocates are calling on New York officials to take steps to reduce the state's maternal mortality rate among black women
Published: 04/17/18

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Published: 04/17/18

West Virginia suffers record number of fatal drug overdoses

Cabell County is leading West Virginia in the number of fatal overdoses for the second year in a row
Published: 04/17/18

Study: Minnesota ranked highly for life expectancy

A new study says Minnesota residents have the fourth longest life expectancy in the country, with an average life span of almost 81 years
Published: 04/12/18

West Virginia rate of babies born drug dependent jumps

Health officials say the rate of babies born dependent on drugs has increased dramatically in West Virginia over the last five years, including two counties where it exceeds one out of every 10 hospital births.
Published: 04/11/18

Report: Nevada's death rate from meth, stimulants leads US

A new report indicates Nevada's amphetamine death rate is highest in the nation and soon will eclipse the state's prescription opioid death rate if current trends continue
Published: 04/08/18

Jobless rate for recent vets climbs, but for a good reason

Unemployment rate for recent veterans up in March, but for a good reason
Updated one month ago
New Mexico candidate forum focuses on vulnerable populations

New Mexico candidate forum focuses on vulnerable populations

Four candidates for governor of New Mexico are offering solutions to the state's struggle to provide adequate care for the severely disabled, the elderly and residents struggling with addiction and mental health issues
Updated one month ago

Utah Highway Patrol: Highway fatalities down from 2017

Recent statistics show Utah highway traffic deaths from the first quarter of the year are down 40 percent from 2017
Updated one month ago
Old, new drugs creating deadly mixtures to raise Ohio tolls

Old, new drugs creating deadly mixtures to raise Ohio tolls

New surges in use of meth and cocaine in mixes with powerful synthetic opioids are contributing to rising drug overdose death tolls in already hard-hit Ohio
Updated one month ago