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Suicide: A Morbid Cloud Of Facts

In a report on ‘Mortality in the United States’, published in 2014, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention states as one of its key findings that although rates for 8 of the 10 leading causes of death had dropped, there had been a significant increase for one cause: suicide. 1,097 more words

Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tuna Sushi

More than 50 people in nine states have been sickened with salmonella, and investigators suspect raw tuna in sushi to blame 197 more words

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Do Vaccines prevent Cancer?

This article appeared in KevinMD’s blog and has a very interesting chain of comments.  From just reading the article you would think that certain #vaccines prevent #cancer.  66 more words

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Many not getting recommended annual cancer screenings

(WIAT) — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently published data that showed many adults in the United States aren’t getting the recommended screenings for cancer annually. 354 more words


Keeping Children Safe Around Dogs

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates half of all children 12 years-of-age and under have been bitten by a dog. Seventy nine percent of fatal dog attacks are on children.  511 more words

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Natives Speak Out Against Violence

NEVADA – Carol Williams has carried a deep pain in her heart. When she was young, The Native American Fallon resident saw her mother, Julie Mae Potts Williams, die because of domestic violence. 129 more words


Alzheimer's May Be Caused by Misfiring Immune System, Study Suggests

New research suggests that deprivation of an amino acid called arginine may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease — a finding that could help usher in new treatment strategies for patients suffering from the debilitating illness. 190 more words