Mortality rate

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Study shows declining life span for some US women

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can’t explain.


Cancer death rates

Report: Death rate from cancer still inching down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers say death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down. Cancer deaths began slowly dropping during the 1990s, and today’s report shows the trend holding.


CDC: Breast cancer death rate highest for black women

ATLANTA (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than white women are. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of […]



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