Summertime Mystery: More Born, Fewer Die in August

This is the time of year when the storks get a workout and the grim reaper can let his minions schedule a vacation. It's August -- the height of baby season, and the time of year when Americans are least likely to die. "There's no if, ands or buts," said Beth Ann Roberts, nurse manager of labor and delivery at Baptist Hospital in Miami. "We have a definite influx [of babies] when it comes -- July, August, September." Baby Time In most recent years, August and September are the top months for...Full Story
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