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US birth rate hits record low with fewest number of births in 32 years, CDC report reveals

US birth rate hits record low with fewest number of births in 32 years, CDC report reveals The overall number of births hit a peak in 2007 before steadily declining It lightly increasing again in 2014, then continued its downward spiral  Last year saw the fewest number of births since 1987, with a little more… Read More »

U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits Record High

In 2000, the United States declared that it had eliminated measles, a childhood infection that can be serious and deadly but is easily prevented with a vaccine. Now, according to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 700 of measles have been confirmed in the United States this year, making it… Read More »