U.S. Gun Injuries Getting More Severe

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nonfatal gun injuries in the United States are becoming more severe, increasing pressure on the health care system, researchers say. Since the 1990s, the severity of nonfatal gun injuries treated in U.S. hospitals has risen 1.4 percent a year, the new study found. “Both males and females and…

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Global Gains in Life Expectancy Slow to a Creep

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People’s chances of living longer have been increasing dramatically for decades. But, that seems to have slowed recently, a new worldwide study has found. The sharpest decline has come in countries that already had the shortest life expectancy, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of…

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