Tuesday 23 Sep 2014

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Uninsured and black infants with severe heart defects face higher death risk

Among infants born with severe heart defects, uninsured newborns were three times more likely to die than privately insured newborns, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health insurance coverage helped explain differences in …

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Unlocking school playgrounds and gyms encourages physical activity

The United States is facing an obesity epidemic. Nearly one in three children and teens are overweight or obese and many are inactive, according to the American Heart