Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2022
More kids heading to ERs after overdosing on cough suppressants. The number of children under 5 and those aged 10 to 15 seen in emergency rooms between 2010 and 2018 after such incidents increased significantly. Read more
Anyone can get lung cancer. Detecting it early is key. According to the American Lung Association, less than 6% of eligible Americans have been screened for lung cancer, and in some states lung cancer screening rates are as low as 1%. Read more
Progress has stalled on preventing stillbirths in the United States. A new report finds racial disparities remain as well, with Black women more likely to experience stillbirth (the loss of a baby before or during delivery) than white women. Read more
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