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Mich. Opioid Overdose Deaths Increase In 2017: CDC - Patch.com
17 Aug 2018 at 1:32pm

Patch.com

Mich. Opioid Overdose Deaths Increase In 2017: CDC
Patch.com
More than 72,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week. The CDC cautions that the figures are an underestimate because of deaths for which ...
Maine 6th-Worst State for Increase in Overdose DeathsU.S. News & World Report
Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimatesNOLA.com
For third y...

If You Smell Things That Aren't Really There, You're Not Alone - Gizmodo
17 Aug 2018 at 9:32am

Gizmodo

If You Smell Things That Aren't Really There, You're Not Alone
Gizmodo
If you smell smoke that isn't there, you're not alone. Photo: maxknoxvill (Pixabay). A small but very real percentage of people often smell odors that aren't actually there. About one in 15 Americans over the age of 40 regularly experience so-called ...
Some Americans smell odors that aren't there, study saysWFTV Orlando
How Common Are Phantom Smells, Or Smelling Things That Aren't There?Tech Times
Phantom smells may be ...

Woman sues surgeon claiming kidney was wrongly removed - WFAA.com
17 Aug 2018 at 9:20am

WFAA.com

Woman sues surgeon claiming kidney was wrongly removed
WFAA.com
An Iowa woman who says a Sioux Falls, S.D., surgeon erroneously removed her kidney has filed suit against the surgeon and his practice. Dena Knapp was supposed to have an adrenal gland and a mass on the gland removed during the Oct. 5, 2016 ...
Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health CenterAvera Health

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Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds - CNN
17 Aug 2018 at 1:59am

CNN

Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds
CNN
(CNN) A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health. Less than 40% or more than 70% of your energy -- or calories -- coming ...
Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggestsBBC News
Eating Some Carbs, But Not Too Many, Could Help You Live Longer, Study SuggestsLive Science
'Right' Amount of Carbs M...

Synthetic marijuana, aka K2, linked to nearly 100 overdoses within 48 hours -...
16 Aug 2018 at 1:30pm

WHIO

Synthetic marijuana, aka K2, linked to nearly 100 overdoses within 48 hours
WHIO
Published: Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 4:22 PM By: Lauren Padgett, Cox Media Group National Content Desk. New Haven emergency personnel respond to overdose cases on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.

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