Improvements in food handling and safety have reduced the threat of once-devastating food-borne illnesses.
Americans who don’t purchase health care insurance will start paying fines in 2014.
While cancer incidence is down for all Americans, African-Americans are more likely to be diagnosed with and die from cancer.
Every state has to have a health care insurance exchange going by January 2014 – but can opt to let the feds step in and run it.
The U.S. maternal mortality rate doubled in the past 25 years.
Though 13 percent of U.S. workers took time off in 2012 under the Family and Medical Leave Act, many remain uncovered by the law.
In the first half of 2011, one-third of U.S. families either couldn’t pay medical bills in full when due or couldn’t pay them at all.
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