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Suicide attempts among adolescent girls surged by more than 50% during pandemic, CDC says

chameleonseye | iStock | Getty Images Suicide attempts surged among 12- to 17-year-olds, especially adolescent girls, during the Covid-19 pandemic and got worse the longer social distancing orders and government lockdowns persisted, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency department visits at hospitals among adolescents were already increasing in… Read More »

COVID-19 fell quickest among seniors, CDC says, thanks to vaccine rollout

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention demonstrates the effectiveness of vaccines against the coronavirus, as incidents of COVID-19 fell the most among those targeted for vaccination early on in the campaign. In a new study, the CDC found that incidents of the disease fell for every age group beginning in January,… Read More »

Cancer in the Age of COVID: Delayed Care May Reverse Survival Gains Particular Among Black People

There was great news published last week in An Update on Cancer Deaths in the United States from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): cancer mortality rates have declined by 26% over 20 years, between 1999 to 2018. The drop in deaths from cancer in America was indeed positive during the current public health COVID-19… Read More »