Population

Why you shouldn’t obsess about “overpopulation”

We can’t solve our climate-change problems by having fewer babies.<p>In response to my recent Vox article suggesting that the United States needed a pro–population growth agenda, many readers from across the political spectrum responded by raising fears about overpopulation. Clearly, fear of …

Politics

What is Australia's most common birthday?

Want a baby? Then, statistically speaking, you'd be better off celebrating this fertile Christmas holiday season in Victoria and not New South …

Australian News

Alabama Has a Higher Infant Mortality Rate than Bahrain, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and Many Other Developing Countries

In Alabama, nine out of 1,000 infants died before celebrating their first birthday in 2016.<p>That's a higher infant mortality rate than Bahrain, Sri …

Public Health

Haredi, Arab parents seeking better education for children, report shows

A new study by Shoresh Institution indicates that Haredi parents as well as Arab Israelis may be choosing to register their children in non-Haredi …

Human Geography

Aussie researchers discover more accurate way to forecast dolphin, bear populations - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- A team of Australian scientists published new findings on Tuesday that demonstrate a more precise way to forecast the …

News (China)

The rate of abortion in Australia is lower than you think

Abortion statistics have dived to 30-year lows but no-one seems to have told the medical fraternity.<p>An ABC investigation has found that Australia has …

Human Geography

The one factor you didn't know could affect whether or not you have children in future

For many women, growing up you assume that one day you'll be able to have children. It might be fairly far down the agenda, but you take it as a given that one day you'll have a family of your own.<p>It doesn't always work out like that for everyone, however; one in seven couples in the UK experience …

Scientific Research

Out-Migration From Colorado Reached Record in 2016

Number of people leaving the state increased to 193,000, meanwhile, 223,000 people moved in to Colorado.<p>DENVER, CO -- (Associated Press) A record …

Denver

Population Growth and the food supply

By Andy May<p>This is the second of seven posts on the potential costs and hazards of human-caused global warming and the impact of humans on the …

Agriculture

House prices off the boil, but will population growth keep things simmering?

Whichever way you look at it — forward or backwards — Australia's housing boom is well and truly off the boil.<p>The latest evidence comes from the rear …

Economy

Israel 11th among OECD in life expectancy

CBS study measures healthy years for first time.<p>Life expectancy in Israel rose to an overall average of 82.5 years in 2016, with 80.7 for men and …

World News

Population growth may not be enough to prevent a downturn in Australia's housing market

Photo: Matt Cardy/ Getty Images.<p>Australian house price growth has slowed sharply in recent months, led by outright declines in Sydney, the nation’s …

Economy

Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage: The Rise in Unwed Childbearing

<b>Executive Summary</b><p>The most intimate and central form of associational life is the family—an institution with primary responsibility for nurturing …

Human Geography

U.S. Population Health Management Solutions Market by Type of Source, End User, and Mode of Operation: Revenue of US $45.7 Bn by 2023

Albany, NY — (SBWIRE) — 12/11/2017 — This report on the U.S. population health management (PHM) solutions market studies the current as well as …

Digital Health

Philips Acquires Mayo-Backed VitalHealth to Expand Population Health Management Offerings

Philips has acquired VitalHealth, a Netherlands-based provider of cloud-based population health management solutions for the delivery of personalized …

Digital Health

Connecticut Population Growth Seen Slowing, But Cities Could Rebound

Population projections over the next couple of decades offer good and bad news for Connecticut: millennials are avoiding having babies, slowing …

Hartford

Brazilians defining themselves as black has grown 15%; while pretos and pardos are considered black, pretos are those defining themselves as simply black

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>So what does today’s report really mean in plain English? It’s a topic that’s been discussed here since the debut of this blog</i> …

Women of Color

With 2020 Census Looming, Worries About Fairness and Accuracy

WASHINGTON — Census experts and public officials are expressing growing concerns that the bedrock mission of the 2020 census — an accurate and trustworthy head count of everyone in the United States — is imperiled, with worrisome implications.<p>Preparations for the count already are complicated by a …

Human Geography

America is Minting Millionaires

Click for much larger graphic Source: Wonkblog This is very intriguing: The U.S. economy is minting new millionaires at an astonishing rate, …

Wealth

Caitlyn Jenner’s Dog Miraculously Found After Fleeing Home Amidst Intense CA Winds

One day after Caitlyn Jenner came home to find her dog missing, she was reunited with the adorable pup — and the story is so touching.<p><b>Caitlyn Jenner</b> …

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner reunited with Bertha after dog feared dead

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Television personality Caitlyn Jenner attends WORLDZ Cultural Marketing Summit at Hollywood and Highland on August 1, …

Entertainment

At +25% CAGR Population Health Management Market to Grow at a healthy Growth rate the reports focus on demand research trends supply and forecast from 2017 to 2022 focusing on top key vendors report

The healthcare industry is going through a fundamental transformation globally a shift from a volume-based business to a value-based business. …

Digital Health

Singapore is on the brink of a 'demographic time bomb'

• <b>Singapore's low fertility rate and aging population have put the country on a dangerous path.</b>• <b><br>If the course doesn't reverse, experts say it could become a "demographic time bomb."</b>• <b><br>These "time bombs" result in shrinking economies and breakdowns in the social fabric.</b><p>Over the last decade, low fertility …

Business

America’s looming fertility collapse

The United States is in the midst of an historic collapse in childbearing. Ten years ago, the typical American woman had about 2.1 children. Today, …

Human Geography

Little emperors to little slaves: how one-child policy will play out in China, according to author Mei Fong

Mei Fong has a canny sense of timing. The Malaysian-born Pulitzer prize-winning journalist’s book on China’s one-child policy was released just as …

News (China)

The invisible infertile: how cultural beliefs can shape statistics

Reproductive health is now seen as a basic human right. This includes the ability to have children. Large-scale population surveys are used to …

100 million births not recorded in Sub Saharan Africa: Unicef

Image of a pregnant women, 7 December 2017. Photo: Pixabay<p>JOHANNESBURG – As many as 95 million children have not had their births registered across …

Africa

Contraception does even more good in poor countries than thought

FEW tasks in developing countries are as tricky—or as important—as convincing parents to keep their daughters in school longer. One way of doing so …

Economics

Evo-Ed: Cases for Effective Evolution Education

Some monkey species have trichromatic, full color vision whereas others have dichromatic, red-green colorblind vision. Trichromatic monkey species …

Biology

Malthusians Wrong Again: World Cereal Production Hits All-Time High

That 3 percent increase in grain production handily outstrips the rate of global population increase, which decelerated to 1.2 percent last year. …

Agriculture