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How US children and teens die: Study reveals the widespread and persistent role of firearms: The No. 2 cause of death hasn’t changed much in 17 years, while prevention efforts cut the death rate from No. 1 cause — motor vehicle accidents — in half

America lost 20,360 children and teens in 2016 — 60 percent of them to preventable injuries, a new study shows.

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Shorter life expectancy linked to 2016 presidential election outcome: Biggest Republican gains were in counties with shorter life expectancies and greater increases in deaths from drugs, alcohol, and suicide

Concerns about health and rising death rates may have helped tilt the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald J.

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Challenges around childbearing owe to dissatisfaction among surgical residents: Refined mentorship programs, further education and understanding are cited as necessary to improve work-life balance

Despite constituting half of United States medical school graduates, women continue to be underrepresented in the field of surgery, accounting

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