America nears 'tipping point' where babies born to minority parents outnumber whites for first time
Right now, roughly one in ten of the nation's 3,142 counties already have minority populations greater than 50 per cent. But one in four communities have more minority children than white children or are nearing that point, according to the study ...
Even though opioid misuse is a very complicated issue, some simple changes may be helpful. Eighty milligram OxyContin pills remain on public formulary in Ontario despite the fact that this dose is not supported by current pain management guidelines.(
Breast cancer study finds new type of mutation
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new class of molecular mutation in various forms of breast cancer, a finding that may shed new light on development and growth of different types of breast tumors. Called fusion transcripts, the mutated forms of ...
Thanks, India, where bundles of joy are less than a bundle
TREVOR Elwell and Peter West know they are in for an anguished wait, pacing the floor outside a Mumbai maternity ward as they listen to the cries of the mother of their children. The couple has never met the woman bearing their twins or the donor who ...
Death rates soar among Montana women using prescription drugs
They are also more likely to “doctor shop” to acquire pain pills from multiple physicians ... has more than doubled since 1999 when the rate was 4.6 per 100,000. West Virginia has the highest number of drug overdose deaths; the study also listed ...