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Smokeless tobacco use is more than twice as likely in rural areas compared to metropolitan areas

April 2016 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Survey reveals that by the time they are 17, children will have spent six years of their lives on digital devices

April 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health, Technology

Results reveal adult perceptions of physical and mental health of Children younger than 18 years old today

April 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health

The race is open to children between the ages of six to sixteen. Kids are the ones training, raising money, and racing in honor or in memory of children affected by childhood cancer.

April 2016 | Location: North Carolina | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Cost of treating health problems caused by obesity is more than 100 billion dollars every year

April 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading killer in this country among both men and women, claiming more than 600,000 lives each year

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health

In part, they’re spending less on programs for the uninsured

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

A number of personal injury cases have been filed recently alleging injuries associated with exposure

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

Improving gender equality would help cut the poverty rate and end hunger among women

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

3D mammograms increase cancer detection, cut false positives and reduce costly call backs

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health

Colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., is highly preventable with regular screenings

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Health

43 pousantaj timoun ki kalifye pou jwenn manje gratis oubyen manje pou ba pri ap manje sa yo bezwen pou déjne

March 2016 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Health

43 % de los niños que pueden optar por almuerzos gratis o a precios reducidos en Miami-Dade están recibiendo el desayuno que ellos necesitan

March 2016 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Health

Only 43% of kids eligible for free or reduced priced school lunch in Miami-Dade are getting the school breakfast they need

March 2016 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Health

The use of mobile health apps has jumped to 33% and the use of health wearables has increased to 21% since 2014

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Health, Technology

92% of consumers believe they should have full access to their records

March 2016 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Health, Technology

Cardiac imaging at an outpatient department averages $2,100 compared to $655 at a doctor’s office

February 2016 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Health

JUST TRYAN IT strives to inspire children to make a difference in their communities and raise awareness for families with sick children

February 2016 | Location: North Carolina | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

According to the U.S. Census, African-Americans have a poverty rate of more than 26 percent

February 2016 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

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