While some television networks might have you believe that we’re surrounded by death and destruction, these positive trends say otherwise.
As medicine becomes more advanced and safety procedures become more precise, less and less people are dying of common diseases and causes.
Don’t believe us? Here is the list of declining death rates:
According to new research by the American Cancer Society, breast cancer deaths in the USA have dropped by almost 40% since 1989 – that roughly translates to about 322,600 averted breast cancer deaths. This trend is largely attributed to more consistent testing and efficient treatment.
CHECK OUT: Fewer Babies Having Babies: U.S. Teen Birth Rate Cut in Half
It’s not just breast cancer, either – a steady decline over more than two decades has resulted in a 25% drop in the overall cancer death rate in the United States. The drop equates to 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths between 1991 and 2014.
Thanks to the …