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Health Aug 03Acid attacks lead London emergency doctors to call for public awareness
According to the Metropolitan Police in London, there were 261 acid attacks in 2015 and 454 in 2016, and the number is on pace to be even higher in 2017.
Health Jul 01Freeze-dried placenta pills likely caused this newborn’s dangerous bacterial infection
A case report describes a baby born in 2016 who suffered repeat strep infections — which were then traced back to the placenta pills taken by mother.
Health Jun 2751 percent of opioid prescriptions go to people with depression and mood disorders
People with mood disorders are at increased risk of abusing opioids, and yet they received many more prescriptions than the general population, according to an analysis of data from 2011 and 2013.