FACT OR FICTION VIDEO: Stressful Life Events Among Children

September 16, 2021


Fact or Fiction: The gap in life expectancy between the black and white populations shrinks as people age

November 19, 2020


Fact or Fiction: Are there more deaths from cocaine overdoses in the U.S. than from heroin overdoses?

October 7, 2020

Source: National Vital Statistics System


Fact or Fiction – Are Flu and pneumonia are responsible for 57,000 deaths in the United States each year?

March 17, 2020

Source: National Vital Statistics System, 1999-2018


Fact or Fiction: Was the death rate from firearm deaths in 2017 the highest rate recorded in the U.S. since 1968?

October 1, 2019

Source: National Vital Statistics System, 1968-2017, CDC WONDER


Fact or Fiction – The last time life expectancy in the U.S. declined for two years in a row was 1962 and 1963?

December 21, 2017

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db293.pdf

Fact or Fiction: Is the Average Wait Time to See a Medical Professional in the Emergency Room Less Than an Hour?

November 9, 2017

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey



Fact or Fiction: Has the percentage of adults in the U.S. who are obese leveled off in the last several years?

October 16, 2017

Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey


Fact or Fiction: Do boys miss more school days due to illness and injury than girls?

October 2, 2017

Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015


Fact or Fiction: Are mortality rates from skin cancer highest in the sun belt states of the U.S.?

May 11, 2017

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/videos/2017/may-2017/fofmay2017.htm


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