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Almost 1 in 10 Americans has lifelong drug problem

(HealthDay)—Nearly one in 10 Americans has some type of lifelong drug use disorder, a new federal government survey finds. But only a quarter of them get the treatment they need, researchers said. The ... read more

Oklahoma’s Future Rests in the Hands of Two Very Different Oil Billionaires

(Bloomberg) -- George Kaiser, a 75-year-old Oklahoma banker and oilman giving away almost his entire $10.5 billion fortune ... Continental Resources Inc., has fought to keep things as they ... read more

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All illegal drugs ... 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults." And tobacco? Including the effects of secondhand smoke, the CDC says smoking is responsible for one in every five deaths in the U.S.—abo... read more

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US health care spending hits $3.5 trillion in 2017, but rate of growth slows

Retail drug spending, which accounts for 10 percent of all costs ... up from 7.8 percent ten years earlier. This is almost as much as Americans spend on food, which averaged 13 percent of median ... read more


In Latin America, Awash in Crime, Citizens Impose Their Own Brutal Justice

The region has ... 1 in 10 murders. With little faith in the police or the courts to bring criminals to justice, mobs routinely kill suspected lawbreakers in spontaneous attacks. Lynchings in the U.S. ... read more

ACLU: 1 in 10 Pa. public school students given suspensions

Public schools in Philadelphia and elsewhere across the state have long been suffering from ... Students with disabilities were almost twice as likely to receive out-of-school suspensions, with 11.1 p... read more

Crisis in our national parks: How tourists are loving nature to death

But today the pace of visitation has outstripped resources. Much of the National Park Service’s infrastructure dates back to Mission 66, a $1 billion ... Native American trinkets and a brewpub libatio... read more

How the opioid epidemic began and why our society is to blame

There are not enough beds available to addicts in need, and only 1 in 10 ... of Americans who have watched their loved ones fall victim to the vicious disease — the opioid crisis is not that simple. I... read more

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Presents at 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting Presentation (Transcript)

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) 60th American Society of Hematology ... In fact, I they don't think our execution has ever been any better. Almost all of the programs that you will see tonight are ... read more

Breast implants reveal problems in tracking device safety

From 2008 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... 20 studies it says has been used by the industry to claim there is no evidence breast implants cause connective tissue problems and other l... read more

Can Patients Get Around the Exorbitant New Cost of a Pregnancy Drug?

The cost of a drug used to prevent premature birth in high-risk mothers will rise from around $10 per dose to $1,500, now that the FDA has ... affects 1 in 8 pregnancies — some 543,000 annual births — ... read more

Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in 10 Americans has some type of lifelong drug use disorder, a new federal government survey finds. But only a quarter of them get the treatment ... read more



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