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U.S. Census Launches Weekly Coronavirus Report: 47% Jobless, 38% Delayed Medical Treatment

U.S. Census Launches Weekly Coronavirus Report: 47% Jobless, 38% Delayed Medical Treatment

The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a weekly survey of American households during the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Senior White House and health officials have sought new ways to find the extent of infections and deaths, questioning whether official counts are inflating the toll of the virus.
Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Senior White House and health officials have sought new ways to find the extent of infections and deaths, questioning whether official counts are inflating the toll of the virus.
American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

Life expectancy, the most basic measure of the health of a society, rose slightly in 2018, after a rare and troubling decline driven by the opioid epidemic.
American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

Life expectancy, the most basic measure of the health of a society, rose slightly in 2018, after a rare and troubling decline driven by the opioid epidemic.
American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years

Life expectancy, the most basic measure of the health of a society, rose slightly in 2018, after a rare and troubling decline driven by the opioid epidemic.
Fertility Rate in U.S. Hit a Record Low in 2018

Fertility Rate in U.S. Hit a Record Low in 2018

The rate of births fell again last year, according to new government data, extending a lengthy decline as women wait until they are older to have children.
Fertility Rate in U.S. Hit a Record Low in 2018

Fertility Rate in U.S. Hit a Record Low in 2018

The rate of births fell again last year, according to new government data, extending a lengthy decline as women wait until they are older to have children.
Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Researchers believe that the decline may be connected to advances in embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization.
Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Researchers believe that the decline may be connected to advances in embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization.
Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Researchers believe that the decline may be connected to advances in embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization.
Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

Researchers believe that the decline may be connected to advances in embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization.
U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

The 2018 fertility rate remained below the level at which a given generation can replace itself, according to a government report published on Wednesday.
U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

The 2018 fertility rate remained below the level at which a given generation can replace itself, according to a government report published on Wednesday.
U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

The 2018 fertility rate remained below the level at which a given generation can replace itself, according to a government report published on Wednesday.
Map: What story does your neighborhood’s life expectancy tell?

Map: What story does your neighborhood’s life expectancy tell?

There is perhaps no better measure of a place’s quality of life than how long its residents are expected to live. Life expectancy reflects a…