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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

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Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage
Published: 08/17/17

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

A new report finds drug overdose deaths among U.S. teens have inched up after years of decline
Published: 08/16/17

Texas OKs bill to address its high maternal mortality rate

Texas lawmakers have voted to continue _ and broaden the scope of _ a task force on maternal mortality and morbidity, after a study found that the state had the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world
Published: 08/15/17

Alaska editorials

Alaska editorials
Published: 08/14/17

Baltimore hopes doulas can help reduce infant mortality rate

Baltimore health officials are hoping doulas can help reduce the city's infant mortality rate
Published: 08/08/17

Infant mortality disparity grows in Appalachia, study finds

A new study shows infant mortality is 16 percent higher in Appalachia than the rest of the country
Published: 08/08/17

Study: Suicide is top reason for Alaska gun deaths

A new study on guns in Alaska shows the state has one of the top rates of gun deaths and injuries in the U.S.
Published: 08/04/17
Workplace accident death rate higher for older workers

Workplace accident death rate higher for older workers

AP Analysis: Older people dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases
Updated one month ago

Texas lawmakers try again to address rising pregnancy deaths

Texas lawmakers are pushing with new urgency efforts to study the skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the state after previous attempts stalled earlier
Updated one month ago

Researcher connects low birth weight, racial identity

University of Alabama researcher connects low birth weight, racial identity
Updated one month ago