Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say

MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. hospitals have been tackling increasingly serious injuries in the gunshot victims they treat, a 20-year review reports. “The severity of hospitalized firearm injuries [has] increased significantly,” said researcher Bindu Kalesan, amounting to what she described as “a significantly elevated cumulative probability of death and disability from firearm…

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5 Diet Minefields to Avoid

MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — All-you-can-eat buffets are known diet disasters, but they’re far from the only minefields you’re likely to face. Plan ahead to avoid these 5 high-calorie situations. First up is the office birthday party. If there’s a gooey cake every month, suggest a fruit bouquet or bring your own portion-controlled…

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