Midlife mortality in White non-Hispanic male veterans enrolled in Department of Veterans Affairs primary care, 2003-2014 - Liu CF, Hebert P, Wong ES, Nelson K, Maynard C.

BACKGROUND: After years of decline in mortality rates in the United States, there have been increases in mortality rates in White non-Hispanic Americans ages 45-54, due to increases in deaths from suicide, poisoning, and alcoholic liver disease. OB...
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A Dayton-based alternative energy investment company with major ethanol holdings could become a valuable asset as the demand for hand sanitizers and other medical disinfectants continues to surge. Leaders of REX American Resources Corp. (NYSE:REX) recently told investors the company is looking to potentially supply industrial alcohol for the manufacturing of hand sanitizer as the country and world contend with the coronavirus pandemic. "We are looking into this, but we need to make sure we follow…
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Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Lalisa Bunmechimma, Thanawadee Leejarkpai, Sa-Ad Riyajan
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Conclusions: Given that posttraumatic cognitions improve via trauma-focused treatment for PTSD, future work should evaluate whether improvements in posttraumatic cognitions via trauma-focused treatment lead to decreased negative affect and craving in PTSD/AUD. PMID: 32255410 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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BACKGROUND: Suicidality in youth is a major public health problem and objective methods for identifying those at greatest risk are critically needed. Suicidality has been associated with alterations in reward-related decision-making, but the extent to whic...
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Previous research on firearms has not adequately addressed a fundamental question about handgun ownership: Why do some people own handguns while most in the United States do not? We use data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Healt...
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The aim of this work was to present the clinical symptoms and toxicological results in the case of intentional poisoning in a 33-year-old man, who took caffeine in powder form. The autopsy and histopathological analysis showed no significant changes. The r...
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Drinking alcohol causes damage to your health in both the short term and long term, even for moderate drinkers. For individuals who suffer from addiction to alcohol and frequently drink in excess, these risks become higher. Knowing the risks of drinking alcohol is important to help avoid drinking to excess and reduce the likelihood of these risks. Short-Term Risks of Drinking Alcohol There are many short-term risks that occur when drinking alcohol. These risks can happen to anyone, including individuals suffering from alcohol use disorder, or individuals who are drinking for the very first time. Injuries When you drink al...
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Recent research has implicated economic insecurity in increasing midlife death rates and "deaths of despair," including suicide, chronic liver disease, and drug and alcohol poisoning. In this ecological longitudinal study, we evaluated the association betw...
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When it comes to your beverage of choice, alcoholic beverages are unique. For millions, they are a regular part of the dining experience. They’re often an important component of social events, celebrations, and milestones; we toast people, events, and memories with alcohol. They play a key role in many religious traditions. And, of course, the alcoholic beverage industry is a major economic force, responsible for more than $220 billion in sales annually in the US. And all of this is true despite the well-known and well-publicized risks of drinking too much alcohol. The negative effects of alcohol It should be a surpr...
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It’s no secret that binge drinking is common in the U.S., as a visit to most college campuses will demonstrate. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that the practice is widespread beyond the college years, well into adulthood. More than 37 million Americans, or 17% of the adult population, reported binge drinking — defined as consuming four or more drinks in one sitting for women, or five or more for men — at least once in 2015, according to the report. Many people binge drank far more frequently than that: The average number of episodes per binge drinker was 5...
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