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  Updated Height, Weight, and BMI Tables Released. New measurements available for U.S. adults and children...more

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  Food Allergies On the Rise Among U.S. Children. Children under age 5 years have highest rates....more

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  Latest Trends in Infant Mortality. U.S. ranked 29th in world, down from 23d in 1990...more

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  New Data on End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes. About one in four residents starts end-of-life care before admission...more

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  Study Examines Quality of Race/Ethnicity Data on Death Certificates. Reporting good for Hispanics, poor for American Indians...more

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