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Heart Disease Deaths Spiked During COVID

Nov 30, 2022 , WebMD
Deaths from heart disease and stroke among adults living in the United States have been on the decline since 2010. But the COVID-19 pandemic reversed that downward trend in 2020, new research...
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Drug and alcohol deaths increasing among US adults 65 and older, CDC data shows

Nov 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Deaths related to drug misuse and alcohol abuse appear to be on the rise among older adults in the United States, similar to the recent increases seen among younger adults, according to two new reports from the US Centers for Disease Control and...
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Drug overdose deaths among seniors have more than tripled in two decades

Nov 30, 2022 , CNBC Health
"We've got a public health problem coming at our door, these trends have been increasing for a long time now," said Alexis Kuerbis, an substance abuse...
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Early research suggests promising use of AI to predict risk of heart attack or stroke using a single chest X-ray

Nov 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Early research suggests a promising use of artificial intelligence to predict the 10-year risk of death from a heart attack or stroke from a single chest...
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Bats use the same techniques as death metal singers to vocalize

Nov 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Death metal fans might just have a new animal...
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America's gun epidemic is deadlier than ever, and there are vast disparities in who's dying

Nov 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Firearm deaths surged in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic, killing a record number of people in 2021. But as America's gun epidemic gets worse, its burden is not...
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A Purpose in Life Might Lengthen Your Life

Nov 29, 2022 , WebMD
A new study finds a greater sense of purpose was linked to a lower risk of premature death risk among people of all races and...
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'The Perfect Storm' author on his near-death experience

Nov 27, 2022 , CNN Health
Inspired by his own near-death experience requiring blood donations, author and war correspondent Sebastian Junger now advocates for blood donation to help save other people's...
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'Good Night, Oppy' recounts the sudden death of a Mars rover

Nov 26, 2022 , CNN Health
In the opening scenes of the new film "Good Night, Oppy," the Opportunity rover rolls along through Perseverance Valley on Mars in June 2018, as "Roam" by The B-52s fills the room at mission...
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ADHD Medication Might Help In Treating Amphetamine Addiction

Nov 26, 2022 , Forbes
A recent JAMA Psychiatry study found that an ADHD medicine called lisdexamfetamine reduced the risk of hospitalization due to amphetamine or methamphetamine addiciton by 18% and 14% for deaths caused by substance abuse...
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Bacterial Infections to Blame for 1 in Every 8 Deaths Worldwide

Nov 23, 2022 , WebMD
A new report finds about 7.7 million people died in 2019 from infection with one of 33 common types of...
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A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Former Smokers Lower Their Risk Of Death From All Causes

Nov 22, 2022 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A healthy lifestyle may help former smokers lower their risk of death from all causes Former smokers who stick to a healthy lifestyle have a lower risk of dying from all causes than those who don’t engage in healthy habits, according to a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NC......
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Hiding In Plain Sight: Survivors Of Suicide Loss

Nov 18, 2022 , Forbes
More than 46,000 people died by suicide in 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making suicide a leading cause of death in the United...
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Vaccine Targeting Effects Of Fentanyl Developed By Researchers—It Could Help Tackle Opioid Misuse

Nov 17, 2022 , Forbes
The opioid is commonly added to recreational drugs, like cocaine or methamphetamine, resulting in overdose...
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FDA’s Push To Reclassify The Opioid Reversal Agent Naloxone As An OTC Product Needs To Show More Urgency

Nov 16, 2022 , Forbes
The FDA’s push to reclassify naloxone as an OTC product appears tepid and plodding. At a time when the nation is enduring a severe public health emergency - with record numbers of (illicit) opioid overdose-related deaths - it’s crucial that naloxone become available OTC as soon as...
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Covid Reinfections May Boost Chances Of Death And Organ Failure, Study Finds — And The Risk Increases Each Time You Catch It

Nov 11, 2022 , Forbes
People with Covid reinfections were twice as likely to die and three times more likely to be hospitalized compared to people with just one infection, researchers...
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Fentanyl in High School: A Texas Community Grapples With the Reach of the Deadly Opioid

Nov 11, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
The first fentanyl-related deaths of students in an area south of Austin, Texas, were reported over the summer. The school district, parents, and students are trying to deal with the...
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RSV responsible for 1 in 50 child deaths under age 5, study estimates

Nov 11, 2022 , CNN Health
A new study estimates that 1 in 50 deaths of otherwise healthy children under age 5 around the world is due to a common virus that's currently surging in the US: respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. And in high-income countries, 1 in 56 babies who are born on time and are healthy will be hospitalized with RSV in the first year of life, according to the researchers'...
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Keeping your blood pressure below this number reduces risk of severe Covid

Nov 10, 2022 , CNN Health
High blood pressure is a known risk factor for a bout of Covid-19 severe enough to raise the specter of hospitalization and death. In fact, research has shown having high blood pressure doubles the risk of having a severe case of Covid, even if you are fully vaccinated and...
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Deadly listeria outbreak in 6 states linked to deli meat and cheese

Nov 10, 2022 , CNN Health
A multistate outbreak of listeria linked to deli meat and cheese has sickened over a dozen people and caused one death and a pregnancy loss, the CDC announced. Here's how to protect...
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