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Report: U.S. Heroin Deaths Quadrupled

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Undated) -- Deaths from heroin overdoses in the U.S. are almost three times what they were three years ago. A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows heroin-related deaths have also quadrupled in the last 13 years. The current rate is two-point-seven deaths per 100-thousand people. Men are four times more likely…

Female Suicides On The Rise

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Atlanta, GA) -- The suicide rate for girls and young women is climbing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Thursday that says suicide is the second leading cause of death for girls and young women between the ages of ten and 24. The CDC's suicide expert, Thomas Simon, said the data…

Study Finds 9-11 Attacks Impacted Health Of Utahns

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The 9-11 terror attacks in New York and Washington, DC hurt the health of those in Utah. That's the finding of a study from Intermountain Medical Center's Heart Health Institute Genetics Lab. Geneticist John Carlquist says patients admitted or treated during that time have noticeably shorter telomeres, a small genetic…

Dirty Water Leading Killer Of Women

Posted On March 06, 2015

(New York, NY) -- One of the biggest killers of women worldwide is dirty water. A new study by the development organization WaterAid says dirty water kills more women globally than AIDS, breast cancer or diabetes. The study says nearly 800-thousand women die each year from diseases spread through poor sanitation. WaterAid reports that over…

Dunkin’ Donuts To Stop Using Controversial Ingredient

Posted On March 05, 2015

(Undated) -- Dunkin' Donuts is swearing off a controversial ingredient in its powdered sugar. The chain announced Thursday it will no longer use the whitening agent titanium dioxide for its powered donuts. Consumer advocacy groups have complained the agent is a nanoparticle, which some studies have shown could be linked to several health issues.

  • Pet Patrol

    Found cat

    Posted on April 18, 2015
    Location: Vevay, Indiana

    Found female gray and white cat.Is friendly,either overweight or pregnant.Found…