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Cancer Deaths

Lung cancer deaths in U.S. drop by up to 6% annually, diagnosis finds

Aug. 12 (UPI) — Deaths from non-small cell lung cancer in the United States declined by about 3% a year on average between 2006 and 2016, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine. The number of Americans who died from the most common form of lung cancer dropped by…

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COVID- Deaths

3 COVID-19 deaths, including mom and son, tied to Florida Faculty until it reopens

Jeff Burlew, Tallahassee Democrat Published 7:02 p.m. ET Aug. 11, 2020 | Updated 10:42 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2020CLOSE Cases of the coronavirus have been reported by those with ties to Fort Braden, a rural western Leon County elementary school. WochitTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The mother of Jordan Byrd, a 19-year-old custodian at a Tallahassee school who died of COVID-19, has…

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Americans Deaths

The Deaths of 150,000 Americans Are on Trump’s Hands

Trump and his lackeys are guilty of criminal negligence, if not far worse. Who will hold them accountable? EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbspThe Nation believes that helping readers stay informed about the impact of the coronavirus crisis is a form of public service. For that reason, this article, and all of our coronavirus coverage, is now free. Please…

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Blamed Deaths

At least 2 deaths blamed on Isaias in Dominican Republic

Aug. 1 (UPI) — Hurricane Isaias is garnering attention for its potential landfall on the United States coast this weekend, but it smacked another U.S. area first. On Thursday morning, Isaias, then a tropical storm, dumped flood-inducing rain and drove heavy winds into Puerto Rico, leaving hundreds of thousands without power before eventually making landfall…

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COVID- Deaths

Deaths from COVID-19 in Arkansas surpass 200; cases near 14K

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported an additional 11 deaths from the coronavirus Thursday, bringing the death toll to 208.Gov. Asa Hutchinson said that with 322 more cases reported, the state’s total number of cases increased to 13,928. The true number of cases is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and…

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arrested Deaths

Man arrested in deaths of activist Oluwatoyin Salau and volunteer Vicki Sims in Florida: What we know

Amber Roberson / Tallahassee Democrat Tuesday Jun 16, 2020 at 2:21 PM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the community mourns the deaths of two women reported missing last week, a suspect was arrested Sunday in the Orlando, Florida, area, hours after the women’s bodies were discovered near his home in Tallahassee.  The bodies of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, 19, and Victoria “Vicki” Sims, 75, were…

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Coronavirus Deaths

U.S. could reach 200,000 coronavirus deaths in September, expert says

(Reuters) – The United States may see 200,000 deaths because of the coronavirus at some point in September, a leading expert said, while total U.S. coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million on Wednesday as governments relax restrictions. FILE PHOTO: New York City Fire Department (FDNY) EMT’s arrive with a patient at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, during…

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Deaths Hands

The deaths at the hands of police without consequences

Seven years after the launch of the Black Lives Matter movement, it’s still rare for police officers to be charged in the deaths of African Americans — and even more rare for an officer to go to jail.The big picture: The Minneapolis police officer who was captured on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck has…

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Coronavirus Deaths

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

(Reuters) – U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 100,000 on Wednesday even as the daily average death toll declines, businesses reopen and Americans emerge from lockdowns across the country. FILE PHOTO: The body of a deceased person is prepared to be transferred at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease…

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American Deaths

They, Too, Gave All: American War Deaths from Disease | National Review

At Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 (Erin Scott/Reuters) On Memorial Day, we take a single day out of the year to remember Americans (both by birth and adoption, both volunteers and draftees) who died for our country in war. The holiday conjures up iconic images of valor and dramatic death…