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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 »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »

High Sodium Diet Linked to AFib

You probably do your best to avoid or minimize salty junk food like French fries and potato chips. And maybe you’re cautious about adding table salt to your foods and try to limit your salt use when cooking. But in our world where restaurant meals and packaged foods are often very high in sodium, it… Read More »