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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 »

Report: Philadelphia Black men live an average 69 years — the city’s lowest life expectancy

Mark Makela/Getty Images Black men who live in Philadelphia live an average of 69 years – the lowest average life expectancy rate out of all of the city’s population groups, according to a report released by the city’s health department. In Brotherly Love: Health of Black Men and Boys in Philadelphia, the first report of… Read More »