News tagged with death rates

Death rates higher for poor black Americans

In 2000, a black, working-aged resident of a poor neighborhood was significantly more likely to die than a white American — a situation that essentially remained unchanged from 20 years earlier, according to a study ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Health
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High-quality care associated with lower cost in trauma

(PhysOrg.com) -- High-quality hospitals deliver lower-cost care to trauma patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Surgery. The study found high-quality hospitals have death rates that are 34 percent lower, ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Other
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Super Bowl losses can increase cardiac death

A new study published in the journal Clinical Cardiology reveals that a Super Bowl loss for a home team was associated with increased death rates in both men and women and in older individuals.

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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