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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that illustrates just how deeply racial disparities permeate the U.S. health care system, a new government report finds that suicide rates dipped slightly among white Americans while they rose for Black and Hispanic Americans.

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"Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis" by Beth Macy; Little, Brown (373 pages, $30) ——— It was historic — and alarming — news when in August the National Center for Health Statistics announced that, for the second year in a row, life expectancy for Americans had declined, dropping to a level last seen three decades ago. One factor in that drop was, of ...

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) – In a unanimous vote on Thursday, a panel of U.S. vaccine experts recommended that COVID-19 shots be added to the list of recommended vaccinations for children and adults.

The CDC recommends that, with few exceptions, anyone age 6 months or older get vaccinated against the flu. Here's a look at how the flu shot is developed each year and why it's important.

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THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Murders and suicides involving guns have reached an all-time high in the United States, health officials reported Thursday.

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