• CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016
CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

Firearms were the most commonly reported method of suicides (48.5%), though decedents with known mental health conditions were less likely to die by firearm (40.6%) and more likely to use strangulation (31.3%) or poisoning (19.8%) than those without (26.9% and 10.4%, respectively).

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  • On Jun, 6 athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN) Sets 1-Year High at $157.64
On Jun, 6 athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN) Sets 1-Year High at $157.64

Moreover, Raymond James And has 0% invested in athenahealth, Inc . After the transaction, the SVP, Chief Product Officer Porter Jonathan D. now holds 16,857 shares of the company's stock, which is worth approximately $2653966. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 46,168 shares of the health services provider's stock worth $6,603,000 after acquiring an ...

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  • Patient cancer-free after experimental immunotherapy method
Patient cancer-free after experimental immunotherapy method

As many as 65,000 women in the United States alone could be affected by the findings. "They really had to pass the hat around", said Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, who had no role in the study but is familiar with its funding history.

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  • It shows the growing severity of the issue
It shows the growing severity of the issue

Effective strategies, she said, included teaching coping and problem-solving skills to those at risk, establishing more social "connectedness", and safe storage of pills and guns. Vermont is home to a high proportion of white people, and whites as a group have higher suicide rates than ethnic groups. "Our data show that the problem is getting wor...

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  • Kate Spade left daughter note before her death
Kate Spade left daughter note before her death

Spade, 55, hanged herself and was found by her housekeeper at her home on Park Avenue on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the New York Daily News reported, citing unnamed police officials. David Spade with his sister-in-law Kate Spade in Los Angeles in 2006. My heart breaks for her family. And she changed her name to Katherine Noel Frances Valentine ...

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  • Licking cancer: USA postal stamp helped fund key breast study
Licking cancer: USA postal stamp helped fund key breast study

The study affects many women who have the most common type of early-stage breast cancer , according to WRAL's Dr. Allen Mask. The analysis was financed by the National Cancer Institute, a few Some research leaders consult with breast cancer drugmakers or to the business which produces the gene evaluation.

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  • The pioneering woman who invented a life-saving test for newborns
The pioneering woman who invented a life-saving test for newborns

The animated doodle for Thursday June 7 shows a woman in lab coat documenting the movements of a newborn positioned atop the words "Apgar". The Apgar test is performed on a baby at 1 and 5 minutes after birth. Virginia graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1929 and from the Colombia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1933. A s...

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  • England Syphilis at Highest Level Since WWII Years
England Syphilis at Highest Level Since WWII Years

In four-fifths of the diagnoses, 78 percent were men who were involved in sexual activities with other men. Public health officials are often unable to investigate STIs because cases may not be able to give a name or address of exposed partners, and the number of partners people may have has increased.

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  • Doctor spots cancer lump on NC woman on HGTV
Doctor spots cancer lump on NC woman on HGTV

McGuinness is obviously very grateful for the great actions of Voigt. A woman discovered she had cancer thanks to an appearance she made on HGTV . Voight had no idea on how she should go about finding the woman and so chose to take the help of social media . Nicole herself is not on Facebook , but a friend of her mother relayed the message...

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  • Naloxone Recalled Due to Potential Particulate Matter in Syringes
Naloxone Recalled Due to Potential Particulate Matter in Syringes

The affected products were sent to wholesalers, distributors and hospitals across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam between February 2017 and February 2018. " Hospira, Inc ., has notified wholesalers/distributors/hospitals to arrange for return of any recalled product". People can survive an overdose, but it comes down to timing.

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  • Woman says alleged killer was looking for her but murdered coworker instead
Woman says alleged killer was looking for her but murdered coworker instead

Speaking on one of the videos, her ex-husband identified himself as a stay-at-home dad who occasionally taught tennis. He killed himself Monday as police closed in on him at an extended stay hotel. During the news conference, Scottsdale Assistant Police Chief Rich Slavin said Jones fired at officers during the standoff, but no officers were hurt.

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  • Abiraterone May Be More Effective in Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Abiraterone May Be More Effective in Black Men With Prostate Cancer

Professor Johann de Bono, director of the drug development unit, said that the results of the trail are a "big deal" and "spectacular" as the men who were a part of the study had gone through all possible treatments and were dying, with just a few weeks or months to live but the drug resulted in their cancer shrinking and disappearing, with just ...

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  • Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls
Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

These candidates are now among the slew of Liberals who will have to find a their own oath to victory, asking voters to give them a chance to hold a Progressive Conservative or NDP government in check after the June 7 election. PC Leader Doug Ford was my choice at the beginning but he has changed a lot. Surviving a leadership review in November 2...

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  • Nipah: Re-opening of schools, colleges in Kozhikode postponed to 12 June
Nipah: Re-opening of schools, colleges in Kozhikode postponed to 12 June

In another precautionary measure, all nine staff members at Balussery taluk hospital in Kozhikode district have been given leave. Lauding the doctors in Kerala who had been prompt enough to spot the virus as soon as it appeared, Dr Wankedekar said that the Kerala government and the healthcare agencies did a great job by putting up resistance to...

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  • E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce killed 5, sickened 197
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce killed 5, sickened 197

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 (HealthDay News ) - This spring's outbreak of E. coli illness tied to tainted Arizona romaine lettuce is likely over, USA health officials say, but not before claiming five lives. Young children and adults have a greater risk of developing a form of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome, which is life-threatening...

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  • Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce kills 5, sickens nearly 200
Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce kills 5, sickens nearly 200

The Arizona growing season is long over and it's unlikely any tainted lettuce is still in stores or people's homes. On Friday, health officials said they had learned of four more - one in Arkansas, one in NY, and two in Minnesota. coli outbreak is the most severe to hit the USA since 2006, when three people died in an outbreak linked to uncooked s...

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  • Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs
Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, said the United Kingdom has the second lowest smoking rate in Europe after Sweden, which proves that the Government's tobacco-control policies are effective. The global health agency, in the report by health experts, said spreading the message that tobacco caused deadly illnesses such a...

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  • 4 more deaths linked to romaine lettuce, 2 in Minnesota
4 more deaths linked to romaine lettuce, 2 in Minnesota

As of June 1, 89 people have been hospitalized by the outbreak, but a recall has not been announced for romaine lettuce. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the last shipments of romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 16, and the harvest season is over.

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  • People who wear glasses may really be smarter after all
People who wear glasses may really be smarter after all

However, one major limitation of the latest study is that all the data comes from people who are of European ancestry, which means that we still need to get into the insights of people having a different genetic background. "Genetic studies of cognitive function are in their infancy, but this study is important in its sample size and power to detec...

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  • Kolkata: Soldier dies of suspected Nipah virus infection
Kolkata: Soldier dies of suspected Nipah virus infection

The Nipah virus can lead to inflammation of the brain, resulting sometimes in a coma, and is fatal in 40-75 percent of cases, according to the World Health Organization . Do we know what caused this outbreak? Both times the disease was reported in West Bengal state which borders Bangladesh. Symptoms of Nipah, named after the Malaysian v...

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