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Utah doctors see uptick in flu cases, expect even more in the coming weeks

SALT LAKE CITY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say reported cases of influenza are slowly rising across the country.

In Utah, 31 patients who visited Intermountain Health Care clinics and hospitals last week tested positive for influenza. 262 more words


Matt Carey discusses Vaxxed, the film.

Today, I had the pleasure of listening to a pre-recorded conference call between Karen Ernst, the Director of Voices for Vaccines, and Matt Carey, PhD in physics, autism parent, autism advocate and blogger at… 1,273 more words

Drug Overdoses Now Kill More Americans Than Guns

NEW YORK (AP) – More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever.

The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids. 235 more words


New CDC data understate accidental shooting deaths of kids

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Government statistics released this week claiming that 77 minors in the U.S. were killed by unintentional gun discharges last year significantly understate the scope of an enduring public health problem. 672 more words



From Nightwind we have a post I really appreciate called  “CDC: DRUGS KILL MORE AMERICANS THAN GUNS”

That’s a dreadful subject for this time of year, but I found it most encouraging, hope perhaps, reassurance that maybe people will begin to pay attention, to start to listen. 276 more words

Officials: South Beach Halts Zika's Spread, But Risks Remain

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Florida’s governor and tourism officials are declaring victory over Zika in South Beach. But the virus remains a risk in Miami-Dade County. 145 more words


"Eating Burgers in Bikinis"

While we were in California, we bumped into lots of new and exciting experiences. Feeding giraffes by the ocean, listening to the Rocker score a new Rogue One trailer, and of course dining at some of the most innovative, delicious restaurants. 776 more words

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