News tagged with fatality

Fatal floods in Africa

When natural disasters claim human lives, it's important to determine whether the problem is geophysical or cultural. A new study shows that the large upswing in flood deaths in Africa over past decades is chiefly the result ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Latinas: 'Cancer was just meant to be'

Fatalism may prevent women from Latin American descent – Latinas - from using cancer screening services, according to Karla Espinosa de los Monteros and Dr. Linda Gallo from San Diego State University in the US. Their ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Cancer
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