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By On April 22nd, 2016

Suicide Rate Up 24% Since 1999

Probably because, along with many of you, I am remembering Prince upon his passing yesterday, the song “1999” floated through my head when I read the CDC’s latest report on suicide rates. For more reason than one, I wouldn’t mind traveling back to 1999 today. Sadly, our rates of death by suicide are up in…

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By On November 13th, 2012

Beware Bogus Meningitis Cure

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has infected more than 400 people, according to the CDC. Complicating the problem is a Tennessee company that made false claims about its products ability to cure the disease. The FDA reports that The Avalon Effect illegally marketed their “Quantum Series Personal Wellness Pack” by making claims that the “non-invasive…

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