With more residents staying indoors, fewer Indians are dying from road and train accidents, leading to a drop in overall mortality. Crime is also down.
Teenagers are an overlooked group when it comes to global health. A new report offers often surprising insights into the threats to their health and well-being.
Statistics on health problems and death are sobering. But an author of the report finds reasons to be hopeful as well.
Injuries have dropped worldwide. But road accidents still take a big toll in the developing world.
A new report looks at the top causes of death in 188 countries. Infectious diseases are less of a threat than in 1990 — but please, look both ways before you cross the street.