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How Long Can Humans Really Live?

Katie Couric Media | Apr. 20, 2022
Mark Mather discusses why people are living longer than ever.

Colorado only has one Black Certified Professional Midwife. Here’s what she thinks of the health care system.

KRCC | Apr. 12, 2022
PRB’s analysis of Black maternal deaths is cited.

America’s Kids Are Not All Right—We Need Urgent Action to Save Young Lives 

The Hill | Apr. 2, 2022
Robert A. Hummer, coauthor of PRB’s “Dying Young” Population Bulletin, discusses mortality data for Americans under age 25 and potential policy solutions.

How the Deadly COVID-19 Pandemic Has Forever Changed the Nation

KCBS Radio | Apr. 1, 2022
PRB’s projections for the growth in Africa’s youth population by 2030 are cited.

Census Bureau Considering Changes After Minority Undercounts

CQ Roll Call | Mar. 18, 2022
Mark Mather discusses the historical challenge of different population groups being undercounted in the decennial census.

The New Golden Girls: Baby Boomers Are Moving in Together to Save Money

The Washington Post | Feb. 25, 2022
PRB’s research on the changing composition of families in the United States is cited.

On the Des Moines Metro’s Fringes, Exurban Areas Are Seeing Massive Growth

Des Moines Register | Feb. 24, 2022
Mark Mather discusses how communities expand from city centers to more rural areas. (Subscription required.)

A Call to Action: Responding to the Crisis of Maternal Mortality

Ms. Magazine | Feb. 7, 2022
PRB’s reporting on higher maternal mortality rates among Black American women is highlighted.

CU Study: United States Leads Developed Nations in Youth Mortality

CBS Denver | Feb. 5, 2022
PRB’s Population Bulletin on higher mortality rates among Americans under age 25 is spotlighted.

In Greece, Unvaccinated People 60 and Up Face Monthly Fines

Associated Press | Jan. 17, 2022
PRB’s research on global aging trends is cited.

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