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DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

Cancer death rates have changed in Britain. For the first time, prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, making it the third deadliest type of this disease in this country. This is according to new research in which ...

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De Blasio’s Vision Zero program drops traffic deaths to new low

New York City’s streets are safer than ever — except for cyclists. City officials Monday cheered Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero street safety program for driving down total traffic fatalities to a new low of 214 deaths. Fatalities among pedestrians ...

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Kratom, used in opioid withdrawals, linked to 36 deaths: FDA

The Food and Drug Administration issued a public health advisory Tuesday about the use of kratom, a herbal supplement known to ease the side effects of opioid withdrawals that’s linked to 36 deaths. The FDA’s cautioning comes after the Drug ...

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Puerto Rico deaths spiked nearly 500 in September

Despite a death count of less than 60 deaths attributed to Hurricane Maria, nearly 500 more people died during the month of the storm than normal according to officials. Authorities on the island said Wednesday that 472 more people died ...

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Drug overdoses rise, heart disease deaths fall: CDC

America’s overall health checkup is mixed, according to three federal reports out Friday. First, the good news: Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down as of mid-2017, compared to the same period last year. Now, the ...

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Engineer group blames Mexico quake deaths on poor building codes

MEXICO CITY — Nearly two-thirds of the buildings that collapsed in Mexico City’s monstrous earthquake last month were built using a construction method that is now forbidden in seismic hotspots in the United States, Chile and New Zealand, according to ...

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Tom Cruise partially to blame for 2015 plane crash deaths: suit

The families of two pilots who died while filming “American Made” in September 2015 claim star Tom Cruise is partially to blame. The estates for Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl, who both died in the plane crash, describe the movie ...

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Deaths from heart disease and terrorism see rises in global study

Death from heart disease, diabetes and terrorism are on the rise, according to a new study. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study is a comprehensive series of studies funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

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Biggest Spike in Traffic Deaths in 50 Years? Blame Apps

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an Oct. 26 crash near Tampa that killed five people. A passenger in one car, a teenager, recorded a Snapchat video showing her vehicle traveling at 115 m.p.h. just before the collision. A lawsuit ...

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Tn. sheriff blames Beyoncé for police deaths across the U.S.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:37 PM A Tennessee sheriff is blaming Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting outside of his home and a series of police officers killed. Sheriff Robert Arnold, an ...

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