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South Dakota flu vaccination rate tops nation's

South Dakota's overall flu vaccination rate continues to be the highest in the nation for the third straight year
Published: 09/30/16
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

This year's presidential campaign has underscored an economic paradox: Financially, black Americans and Hispanics are far worse off than whites, yet polls show minorities are more likely than whites to believe in the American Dream
Published: 09/29/16

Kansas reports record low infant mortality rate in 2015

Kansas is reporting that its infant mortality rate decreased in 2015 to the state's lowest annual figure ever
Published: 09/28/16
Liz Weston: Your Money Secrets Are Killing You

Liz Weston: Your Money Secrets Are Killing You

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults admitted feeling stressed about money and 22 percent reported extreme stress in a 2015 study commissioned by the American Psychological Society
Published: 09/26/16
Bioengineering professor at Rice wins 'genius grant'

Bioengineering professor at Rice wins 'genius grant'

Babies were dying in the Malawi hospital and there was little Rebecca Richards-Kortum could do
Published: 09/23/16
Italy campaign to combat infertility stumbles with racist ad

Italy campaign to combat infertility stumbles with racist ad

Italy's efforts to combat infertility and reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates have stumbled with an ad campaign denounced as sexist, racist and ignorant of the economic reasons why Italians aren't having babies
Published: 09/22/16
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

American Indian tribal leaders from northern New Mexico _ an area of the country devastated by heroin and opioid addiction _ met with the U.S. Justice Department over ways to combat opioid abuse amid high overdose deaths among Native Americans
Published: 09/21/16

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Published: 09/21/16
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

American Indian tribal leaders from northern New Mexico _ an area of the country devastated by heroin and opioid addiction _ have met with U.S. Justice Department over ways to combat opioid abuse amid high overdose deaths in Indian Country
Published: 09/21/16

Opioid abuse a growing problem in Alaska

Abuse of opioids has only recently entered the public consciousness as a crisis in Alaska even though it's been a growing problem for the past decade
Published: 09/18/16