Living Near Major Roads May Increase Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

Living Near Major Roads May Increase Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

While researchers previously found a modest increase in coronary heart disease risk among people who live near major roadways, the new study may be the first to examine the impact of roadway proximity to the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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$7.5 Million for National Violent Death Reporting System

$7.5 Million for National Violent Death Reporting System

The CDC’s $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths.

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Health outlook for women is poor

Health outlook for women is poor

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, they have comprised published statistics concerning health issues and the importance of preventive services. In 2010, there were 1,219,545 deaths of women aged 18 and older in the United States. Of these deaths, nearly half were attributable to heart disease and cancer, which were responsible for 23.8 and 22.4 percent of deaths

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