Large new review underscores the risks of Covid-19 during pregnancy

CNN — Pregnant women and their developing babies are at higher risk for severe outcomes if they get Covid-19, and now a large, international review is helping to underscore how devastating those risks can be. The study draws on data from 12 studies from as many countries—including the United States. Altogether, the studies included more … Read more

US cancer death rate drops 33% since 1991, partly due to advances in treatment, early detection and less smoking, new report says

CNN — The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States has continuously declined over the past three decades, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. The US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, which corresponds to an estimated 3.8 million deaths averted, according to the report, published … Read more