WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - The obesity rate among low-income children between the ages of 2 and 4 is falling in 19 U.S. states and territories after having doubled in the past 30 years, a report released Tuesday shows.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman accused of splashing green paint on parts of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., can be released to a halfway house to await trial on a property destruction charge, a judge ruled on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More mothers in the United States are breastfeeding their babies, a practice that could potentially save billions in health care costs, the Centers for Disease Control said in a study released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said
Community health centers expect to sign up millions of newly insured patients under President Barack Obama’s health reform law, but U.S. budget cuts just as they need to beef up services may make it hard to keep the newcomers.
Nearly four times as many young murder victims in the United States were killed by firearms than by other methods such as stabbing, strangling or poisoning, in the past 30 years, according to a study released on Thursday.