Study reveals uptick in suicide and fatal drug overdoses among blacks, Hispanics, women

To classify a death as a suicide, medical examiners and coroners rely on hard evidence, perhaps a suicide note or a gun near the body. But research led by Ian Rockett, professor emeritus of the West Virginia University School of Public Health, applied a wider lens on how suicides and drug deaths that implicated self-injurious […]

Cost of waste in U.S. health system estimated

(HealthDay)—The estimated cost of waste in the U.S. health care system varies from $760 to $935 billion, according to a special communication published online Oct. 7 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. William H. Shrank, M.D., from Humana Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky, and colleagues estimated current levels of waste in the U.S. health […]

3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID’-ee-uh) were reported last year. The infection rate rose 3% from 2017. It’s the most ever reported in a year, though the trend is mainly attributed to increased testing. About 580,000 gonorrhea (gah-nuh-REE’-uh) cases […]

Wilke: the authority published a recall list with more than 1000 products

The veterinary office of the district of Waldeck-Frankenberg, the company Wilke sausage were closed in Twistetal-Berndorf. Reason two deaths, of the products of the company in connection are. Now, the company has filed for bankruptcy. Further developments in the News Ticker. Almost every NRW citizens had access to Wilke-Wurst 11.08 am: In the most populous […]

Listeria in the sausage: What you need to know consumer

Last week it became known that the sausage manufacturer Wilke has been associated with Listeria-contaminated products in circulation. The competent authorities have closed after two deaths and a variety of Diseased production in Northern Hesse. What you need to know consumer now and how dangerous is Listeria infections are, read here. The recall of the […]