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FSU Researchers Explore Impacts Of Michael On Births

Jul 11, 2019

By  News Service of Florida

Two Florida State University professors have received $400,000 to examine how Hurricane Michael impacted birth outcomes in the Florida Panhandle as a result of infrastructure damage and exposure to carbon monoxide.

Central Florida Cities Among Fastest Growing In US

Apr 18, 2019
Orlando skyline at night.
Bill Dickinson / Wikimedia Commons

When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. 

Two years after China officially ended its one-child policy in order to counter the country's aging society and shrinking workforce, Chinese couples are not having babies fast enough.

In 2017, there were 17.6 million births in China, representing 12.43 births per thousand people. However, that was a drop from 2016, when the one-child policy was first relaxed – a year that saw 12.95 births per 1,000 people.

Caroline Sten HartnettUniversity of South Carolina

(THE CONVERSATION) The Centers for Disease Control reported this month that the number of births in the U.S. is down 2 percent – “the lowest number in 30 years.”