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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Opioid epidemic: ‘Emergency department data can point to alarming increases in opioid overdoses’

Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Image/geralt More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Adult Diapers Market Forecasted to Grow at 8% CAGR Through 2021

Analysts at Technavio project that the adult diapers market will grow at 8% CAGR between 2017 and 2021, according to the report. The study covers both the present market and growth prospects over the next four years, More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Risky Business: Driving on Little Sleep Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

photo/ sandid via pixabay Scientists have known for years that sleep deprivation progressively affects the same areas of the brain that drinking alcohol does. A recent study found that if you get less than the recommended More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Tokyo Psychiatrist Doug Berger Offers Tips for Promoting Learning in Children with ADD/ADHD

Dr. Doug Berger, psychiatrist in Tokyo Japan, explains how best to educate children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. As the dog days of summer descend on the Northern hemisphere and a new school year More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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High Society: America’s Drug Abuse Problem

Imagine a disease that is so harmful, it’s killing 44 Americans a day; yet most of the people suffering from this disease aren’t receiving treatment. You’re likely thinking it’s heart disease or cancer, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Tularemia in the US: Increase in cases, different states hardest hit

During the last decade (2001-2010), their were a total of 1,208 human tularemia cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (an average of 120/year). Public domain image/Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Is It Time to Make Changes to Child Custody Legislation?

The prevailing idea of 1 out of 2 marriages end up in divorce has been debunked many times over in recent times. Here are some quick statistics provided by the CDC: Number of marriages: 2,118,000 Marriage rate: More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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CDC study says no benefits to reducing salt, warns of too little salt in diet

A recent report commissioned by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reviewed the health benefits of reducing salt intake and the resulting news is that the quantities consumed by most Americans, is no longer considered More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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Gun Control report reveals gun violence stats driven by suicides, mass shootings are least common type

The Obama administration requested a gun report and analysis detailing gun violence has yielded data revealing how legal firearms are actually saving lives and reducing crime. photo Dennis Skley via Flickr The Infowars More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Suicide rates increase significantly among middle age adults: CDC

Suicide rates among middle-aged Americans, ages 35 to 64,  have markedly increased since 1999, according to a newly released Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). CDC investigated suicide trends among More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Central line-associated bloodstream infections, surgical site infections down according to CDC

US hospitals are showing real progress in decreasing the number of certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI)  according to a report released Monday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 18th, 2013
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President Obama’s 23 Executive Orders on gun control will cost $4.5 billion

The President has moved forward on his gun control initiative, signing 23 executive orders. Now the financial analysis of the decision reveals a hefty price tag for that decisions. 2008 Photo/Daniel Schwen The proposal More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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CDC reports more than 400 West Nile Virus cases last week

Photo/CDC As of October 2, 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 3,969 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 163 deaths, have been reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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The danger of ingesting wire bristles during your summer cook-out

There’s one more thing to concern yourself with while cooking out on the grill this summer, and its not even related to the proper cooking of meat. Public domain photo/ Heggyhomolit at the wikipedia project Now More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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Methadone involved in one-third of prescription painkiller overdose deaths:CDC

Although the narcotic pain-killer and maintenance anti-addictive drug, methadone  accounted for 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United States in 2009, it was involved in more than 30 percent of prescription More...


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