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Health facts — Current health updates

May 2, 2014

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prescription drug use

Health facts — Current health updates by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  The following three reports on prescription drug use, low iron levels and forgiveness are pieces of health information you will find useful.   CDC reports prescription drug use on the rise A recent report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

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The most West Nile virus cases are in Arizona

February 25, 2012

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The most intense West Nile virus (WNV) activity in the nation is in Arizona, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As of October 5, 2010, 620 cases of WNV human disease had been reported in the United States, with 114 in Arizona. New York is next with 103, followed by California with 60. […]

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Epidemics of chronic disease — the statistics

February 25, 2012

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According to the recent annual report produced by the Alzheimer’s Association, one in eight Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Someone new develops the disease every 70 seconds. Without a major medical breakthrough in prevention or treatment, the association states that by the year 2050 someone will develop the disease every 33 seconds. In Arizona, an estimated […]

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