Tag: Deaths


COVID-19, Overdoses Made 2021 The Deadliest Year in U.S. History

April 12, 2022

Via: Time Health

2021 was the deadliest year in U.S. history, and new data and research are offering more insights into how it got that bad. The main reason for the increase in deaths? COVID-19, said Robert Anderson, who oversees the Centers for […]


Long-term care facilities surpass 200,000 reported COVID-19 deaths among residents, staff

February 3, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Over 200,000 residents and staff at long-term care facilities have died due to COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of state and federal agency data. These deaths account for 23% of […]


As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

February 26, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vaccines turned deadly childhood diseases into distant memories. Americans lived longer, healthier lives than their parents. Yet today, some of the greatest success stories in public health are unraveling. Even as the world struggles […]

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Injuries and Deaths Could Rise with Climate Change in the U.S., a New Study Finds

January 15, 2020

Via: Time Health

An estimated 2,135 additional people could die every year in the United States as a result of climate change-related injuries like assaults, drownings and falls, if temperatures rise 2°C over current long-term averages, according to findings published in Nature Medicine […]