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Age-Adjusted Firearm Mortality By State 2015

Check out this map that shows firearm mortality by state for the year of 2015 per 100,000 total population. From the map we can see a cluster of south states that had rates ranging between 13.51 – 23.50, indicated by the dark brown/brown shading. 56 more words

Percent Veterans Experiencing Homelessness By State

Check out this map that shows the percent of veterans that are homeless according to each state. From the map we can see that there are more states with higher percentages of veterans being homeless in the western part of the country as well as a Indiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina. 21 more words

Rate of Homelessness by State 2016

Check out this map that shows the rate of homelessness per 100,000 people for each state. From the map, we can see that there are much higher rates of homelessness in the western part of the country, northeast region, Florida, Alaska and Hawaii. 33 more words

Self-healing Heart Cells

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) ischemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers. Heart cells, unlike other cells, are not able to regenerate or self-repair effectively making heart disease debilitating. 26 more words

President Declares The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency

It is well known that the US currently faces an opioid epidemic and according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) since 1999 the rate of overdose death related to opioid, including both heroin and prescription drugs, has quadrupled. 75 more words