- Officials: State's infant mortality rate hits all-time low Updated: Nov-24-15 3:02 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Infant mortality in Mississippi hit an all-time low last year.
- Data shows infant mortality rate in state hits record low Updated: Nov-05-15 3:46 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Recent data shows the infant mortality rate in South Carolina hit an all-time low in 2014 while infant mortality among black babies in the state climbed higher last year.
- Study: Deaths rates rising in middle-aged whites Updated: Nov-02-15 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - The U.S. death rate has been falling for decades, but researchers have detected one group in which the rates have been steadily ticking up - middle-aged white people. Suicides and deaths from drug overdose and alcohol abuse are being blamed.
- Study: Racial gap in breast cancer diagnoses has closed Updated: Oct-29-15 10:04 am
NEW YORK - For decades, breast cancer has been less common in black women than white women, yet killed black women at a higher rate.