With vaccination rates down, officials try new approach

(NEW YORK) -- Vaccine lotteries and other incentives designed to encourage COVID-19 vaccination after the rate steeply declined didn't consistently raise numbers as many public health officials had hoped. Now, officials are turning to community partnerships and other means of engagement to drive vaccinations --... Read More.

Cancer death rates fall, with a few exceptions

(NEW YORK) -- Cancer death rates continue to decline, with decreases in melanoma and lung cancer death rates leading that trend, according to a new report. The report, published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Thursday, includes data from 2001 to 2018, meaning... Read More.