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By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Fatal drug overdose deaths on the rise among U.S. teens

The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds. The number of drug overdose deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds rose More...

By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years

The number of Americans who say they’ve taken an antidepressant over the past month rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014, a new government survey finds. By 2014, about one in every eight Americans over More...

By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Fatal drug overdose deaths on the rise among U.S. teens

The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds. The number of drug overdose deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds rose More...

By Admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years

The number of Americans who say they’ve taken an antidepressant over the past month rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014, a new government survey finds. By 2014, about one in every eight Americans over More...

By Admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years

The number of Americans who say they’ve taken an antidepressant over the past month rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014, a new government survey finds. By 2014, about one in every eight Americans over More...

By Admin On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Education is Cutting Back Its Civil Rights Investigations

To wish everyone a happy Juneteenth, nightmare lady Betsy Devos will oversee what The New York Times describes as a “scaling back” of civil rights investigations in the Department of Education. Luckily, More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.    According to MIT Technology Review, More...

By Admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Are U.S. blood donations safe from Zika?

U.S. blood banks are confident they have the tools to protect America’s blood supply from possible new Zika virus outbreaks during the upcoming mosquito season. A transfusion of Zika-tainted blood can pass the More...

By Admin On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Zika and pregnancy in the U.S.

April 8, 2017, 7:39 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report about zika and pregnancy within the United States; dietary supplements and heart health; More...

By Admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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U.S. doctors sound alarm on yellow fever outbreak

Top infectious disease specialists are warning that a yellow fever outbreak in the jungles of Brazil could bring the disease to the United States. Over the past few weeks, the Latin American country has seen an More...