Women from majority Black and Hispanic communities face a substantially higher rate of severe childbirth complications compared to white women, according to new data out Thursday further highlighting the dire outcomes Black women and other women of color face in childbirth in the U.S.
More than a quarter of U.S. adults who participated in an online survey given in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic were experiencing symptoms of current depression, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows, with the prevalence of mental distress highest among Hispanics.
By Michael O. Schroeder
As the coronavirus continues its rapid spread internationally and across the U.S., many Americans are heeding public health advice from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention to prepare for the possibility of a lengthy home stay.
For the nearly 800,000 people who experience a stroke each year in the United States, the aftereffects are likely to be life-changing.
By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter