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Category: Health Statistics
May 8, 2019
US study reports that heart failure is appearing in younger adults
May 7, 2019
More young people seeking mental services in ER; prolonged wait times for community psychiatric services are a major issue
April 30, 2019
Measles cases continue to increase in US hitting 25-year high
April 1, 2019
Study looking at effects of grocery store sales of alcohol on emergency dept visits should lead to more questions and further evaluation
March 19, 2019
Aspirin is not recommended to prevent heart attack for people who have never had one. The risks and harms exceeds the benefit in this case.
February 15, 2019
The wonderful world of cognitive dissonance. Thanks to Darla Shine for beautifully demonstrating this response in addition to the Dunning-Kruger Effect.
February 11, 2019
Parents in Washington State opposing removing vaccine exemptions are needlessly increasing their children’s risk of harm while a state of emergency has been called in their state because of a measles outbreak.
February 8, 2019
Preventing heart disease also benefits the brain
January 30, 2019
Providing the latest information about the risk and benefits of screening mammograms for women over 40 will assist the decision-making process.The decision will always be with the patient.
January 25, 2019
Some cities reassessing previous decision to remove fluoride from tap water after reports indicate that children experienced increased incidence of dental caries thereafter.