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The New York Times Looks at Children and Sugar The New York Times highlighted the work of senior epidemiologist Dr. Cynthia L. Ogden and her team in their coverage of children and sugar consumption. The March 19 article, “Added Sugars Pile Up on Children’s Plates,” covers data and findings from Data Brief 87, Consumption of Read More >

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How’s your state doing?

NCHS now has an easy way for you to check out where your state stands on a variety of health measures compared with the nation as a whole and other states, including the following: Mortality from leading causes of death Birth data, including births to unmarried mothers, teen births, cesarean deliveries, low birthweight births, prenatal Read More >

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Health insurance is related to marital status

Overall, unmarried (divorced or never married) women aged 25-64 years are more likely to be uninsured (21%) than married women (13%) in the same age group.. Poor married women are more likely to be uninsured than poor unmarried women, in part because they are less likely to have Medicaid coverage. See more at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db11.htm. Read More >

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