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CDD Study reveals a sharp increase in the geographic spread of synthetic opioid deaths. -12/21/2018

Overdose rates in the United States likely due to the use of fentanyl have increased more than 45 percent. The death rates from prescription opioids and heroin are stable, but much too high.

The CDC reported that over 702,000 Americans have died from drug overdoses between 1999 and 2017 – with 10 percent of them in 2017 alone. ..Read More.. –

Measles Outbreak Confirmed In Florida, 26 Other States: CDC -12/5/2018

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Measles is on the rise in the US and globally due to travel by Americans to countries with poor vaccination rates and domestic anti-vaxxers

Measles, a childhood disease that was all but wiped out by 2000 due to widespread vaccination, is making a comeback worldwide, including Florida. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week that 220 cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states and the District of Columbia. ..Read More.. –