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Suicides and substance abuse-related deaths hit a record high in 2017

Suicides and drug- and alcohol-related deaths are rising and together hit an all-time high in 2017, according to a new report published Tuesday that concludes that people struggling with mental illness lack mental healthcare and related resources. The Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust, two nonprofit groups, found that between 2016 and… Read More »

Counties with dirtier air have more stroke deaths

In a nationwide study, counties with dirtier air had higher rates of stroke deaths and shorter life expectancies, according to preliminary research to be presented in Honolulu at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019, a world premier meeting for researchers and clinicians dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease. Researchers examined… Read More »