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EPIDEMIC: RESPONDING TO AMERICA’S PRESCRIPTION

Background Prescription drug abuse is the Nation's fastest-growing drug problem. While there has been a marked decrease in the use of some illegal drugs like cocaine, data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) show that nearly one-third of people aged 12 and over who used drugs ...

In the Swim of Things

The Obesity Epidemic Page 1 of 3 July 2011 The Obesity Epidemic [Dr. Dietz] Obesity costs this country about $150 billion a year, or almost 10 percent of the national medical budget.

Warning about the dangers of tobacco - fresh and alive WHO ...

20 Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland www.who.int/tobacco/mpower fresh and alive WHO REPORT On THE glObal TObaCCO EPidEmiC, 2011 Warning about the dangers of tobacco

The Blue Dragon

Contact EPIDEMIC Richard Castelli : Directeur / Director — rc@epidemic.net Florence Berthaud : Coordination & communication — fb@epidemic.net Rossana Di Vincenzo : ...

Final Report of the Independent Panel of Experts on the ...

Three hospitals serving patients at the beginning of the epidemic along the Artibonite River region were visited: 1) the Mirabalais Hospital in Mirabalais; 2) ...

COMBATING THE SILENT EPIDEMIC of VIRAL HEPATITIS - Action ...

United States Department of Health & Human Services United States Department of Health & Human Services COMBATING THE SILENT EPIDEMIC of VIRAL HEPATITIS

The Obesity Epidemic and United States Students

The Obesity Epidemic and United States Students What is the problem? What are the solutions? What is the status? The 2009 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicates that among U.S. high school students: Better health education • More PE and physical activity programs ...

Epidemic Typhoid Fever -- Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 1997

Weekly September 18, 1998 / 47 (36) ;752-6 Epidemic Typhoid Fever -- Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 1997 Typhoid fever, a severe systemic illness transmitted through food or water, is caused by the bacterium Salmonella serotype Typhi (1).

An Epidemic of

An Epidemic of Overweight and Obesity inside this report: inside this report: An Epidemic of Overweight and Obesity.....1 Fighting the Michigan Epidemic ...

The Diabetes Epidemic Among African Americans

The Diabetes Epidemic Among African Americans WHAT IS DIABETES?  Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both.