(NEW YORK) -- After two consecutive years of declines, life expectancy in the United States increased between 2021 and 2022, new provisional federal data shows.Life expectancy, defined as the average number of years a person is expected to live from the time they are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Weeks of shoulder pain landed a reluctant Whitney Nichols in urgent care. As a previously healthy 24-year-old Black woman, she pleaded for additional testing to uncover the cause of her pain. As a last resort, the doctor ordered a CT scan of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Life expectancy in the United States has fallen to the lowest levels seen in 26 years, new federal data shows.Two new reports, published early Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics, found the death... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Life expectancy in Chicago fell by nearly two years during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with national trends, a new report finds.The data, released Monday by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the city's Department of Public Health, showed Chicagoans... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new federal report published Thursday has revealed the life expectancy of Americans in every state.Researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics -- a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- looked at deaths rates in 2019,... Read More.