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Drug overdose deaths see first decline in decades

Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018 after years of increases, according to preliminary government data released Wednesday. “The latest provisional data on overdose deaths show that America’s united efforts to curb opioid use disorder and addiction are working,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement. “Lives are being saved, and we’re… Read More »

Heart Attacks Are On The Decline

The number of heart attacks in the United States has flatten sharply and patients a much more likely to survive them. A recent study found that the rate of hospitalization for heart attacks dropped by 38 percent for people 65 and older. The death rate within 30 days of a heart attack also fell by… Read More »