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Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Salt Association hits back at “Sid the Slug” campaign

Salt Association hits back at “Sid the Slug” campaign

Lead poisoning in children may be a bigger public health issue in the UK than is currently appreciated

Lead poisoning in children may be a bigger public health issue in the UK than is currently appreciated

Inhaled nitrite spray may help babies diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Inhaled nitrite spray may help babies diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

$10.3 million biodefense contract to tackle salmonella, typhoid fever and monkey pox virus

$10.3 million biodefense contract to tackle salmonella, typhoid fever and monkey pox virus

Botox injections to treat children with cerebral palsy

Botox injections to treat children with cerebral palsy

Mucus on the skin of rainbow trout may be a possible source of new medicines to fight infectious diseases

Mucus on the skin of rainbow trout may be a possible source of new medicines to fight infectious diseases

Why more than 70 per cent of child poisoning cases involve medications

Why more than 70 per cent of child poisoning cases involve medications

Binge drinking accounts for a substantial number of deaths each year in the United States

Binge drinking accounts for a substantial number of deaths each year in the United States

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels are rising above safe levels in Central Puget Sound

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels are rising above safe levels in Central Puget Sound

New mobile safety center hits the streets of Baltimore

New mobile safety center hits the streets of Baltimore

Eradicating deadly E. coli O157:H7 from the bottoms of cows may prevent future outbreaks of food poisoning

Eradicating deadly E. coli O157:H7 from the bottoms of cows may prevent future outbreaks of food poisoning

Genome decoded of distant relative of human pathogens

Genome decoded of distant relative of human pathogens

Increase in the number of urinary tract infections and cases of blood poisoning caused by strains of E. coli

Increase in the number of urinary tract infections and cases of blood poisoning caused by strains of E. coli

Report shows mixed results for lead screening rates in children

Report shows mixed results for lead screening rates in children

Botulism case associated with consumption of a salt-cured fish product

Botulism case associated with consumption of a salt-cured fish product

Valid, robust, easy to construct, and easy to interpret measure that could be used by any state health department for any health outcome

Valid, robust, easy to construct, and easy to interpret measure that could be used by any state health department for any health outcome

MRSA "superbug" genome decoded

MRSA "superbug" genome decoded