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Opioid Crisis Study Finds Number Of Fatal Overdoses Actually Higher Than Officially Reported

The nation’s current opioid crisis may be worse than previously thought. According to a researcher at the University of Virginia, the number of overdose deaths from opioids is likely much higher than what is being reported. After reviewing thousands of death certificates issued between 2008 and 2014, Dr. Christopher Ruhm discovered deaths from opioids are 24 percent higher than current ...

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Study Finds 90 Percent Of American Men Are Overfat, What Is The Difference From Overweight?

A recent study revealed that 90 percent of men in America are overfat. What does it really mean and what is the difference between overfat and overweight? The interesting result of the study was published in the Frontiers in Public Health journal on July 24 edition. According to the study, the global pandemic of overfat in the world has generated ...

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Salmonella Is No Match For Thyme, Oregano Or Clove Essential Oils, New Study Finds

Salmonella is a bacteria that usually just causes a nasty case of the the so-called “stomach bug,” but as antibiotics become less useful in treating dangerous cases, researchers are now looking at essential oils as possible tools to fight this potentially deadly bacteria. Usually people who are sickened by salmonella recover, but sometimes people require hospitalization when they are infected ...

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Insomnia Increases Heart Attack And Stroke Risk, New Analysis Finds

Those sleepless nights you’re having may have deadlier consequences than a simple lack of energy in the morning. According to a new meta-analysis of existing studies, insomnia and heart attack and stroke may have a closer link to each other than once thought. Simply put, insomnia is a condition where one has difficulty falling asleep, or tends to wake up ...

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HIV Treatment Contributes To Syphilis Outbreaks, New Study Finds

Antiretroviral drugs or drugs used in the treatment of infections caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) could make patients more susceptible to diseases, particularly syphilis, a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia has found. The study published on Jan. 16 in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections found that taking drugs for HIV treatment can contribute ...

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Teen Depression On The Rise, Research Finds Psychological Treatment Is Effective Tool In Battle Toward Balancing Mental Health

A new study has found that teen depression in the United States in on the rise. However, further studies have found hope for those that are suffering, claiming that psychological treatment is an effective tool in the battle toward balancing mental health. A study was conducted between 2005 and 2014 that delved into the mental health of teens, especially those ...

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Canola Oil May Help Combat Belly Fat, New Study Finds

For those who may be looking to shed a few unwanted pounds, a new study suggests that canola oil might be worth a serious look. Canola oil, which is made from a plant known as rapeseed, is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids. According to the study, monounsaturated fatty acids have been shown to have a positive effect on body composition, ...

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Can Facebook Improve Longevity? Moderate Use Of Social Media Network May Lead To Longer Life, Study Finds

According to a new study, moderate use of Facebook can improve longevity. Yes, as bizarre as it may sound, science how now shown that a certain amount of Facebook may actually lead to a longer life. This particular Facebook study, which was conducted by a team of researchers led by William Hobbs and James Fowler at the University of California-San ...

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Male Birth Control Effective But Has Negative Side Effects, Study Finds

Male birth control injections are highly effective but may come with some significant negative side effects, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study looked at a group of 320 test subjects comprised of “Healthy men, aged 18–45 years, and their 18- to 38-year-old female partners, both without known fertility problems.” The ...

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Chronic Pain: Yoga, Acupuncture, And Tai Chi Effective In Pain Management, Study Finds

About 126 million Americans suffer from one kind of pain each year. Within this number, 40 million people experience severe chronic pain. Many American’s have found it difficult to obtain complete relief from prescribed drugs and have turned to more unconventional methods of pain relief including techniques like yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy, and tai chi. Americans spend over $ 14 ...

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