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The U.S. has experienced a drastic drop in teen pregnancies, which many hail as proof of the effectiveness of an Obama-era federal grant program, NBC News reported. Glynis Bourd of Ohio Valley Resource reports that the effects of surface mining on health have been a concern of people in Central Appalachia for a long time. Stay informed about health care news across Georgia and the nation. What you need to look for is evidence that the study actually looked at heart news

Here’s a table of the top quartile, showing the 30 Kentucky counties with the most doses per person of opioid painkillers in 2015. In the 2015-16 school year, the Frankfort schools, with an enrollment of 735, reported 47 events of harassment, a rate of 6.4 percent, while the Franklin County Public Schools, with an enrollment of 6,131, reported 312, a 5 percent news

A thorough, nuanced and balanced examination of a re-analysis of two major PSA trials show the complexities involved in PSA screening research and underscores the difficulty physicians and patients face when it comes prostate cancer prevention. For the study, the researchers looked at 175 people, aged 70 to 79, who had normal mental function at the start of the study news

Austin Horn reports for The State Journal in Frankfort that a 2016 survey of Kentucky high-school sophomores found that 8.2 percent said they had attempted suicide, and the rate was 8.4 percent in the Bluegrass, where Frankfort is located. So when you see a study conducted in a handful of people, treat it with caution.

September 7, 2017 — Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News. Smoking, high rates of diabetes, obesity heart disease and poor birth outcomes contribute to worsening life expectancy in Western NC. These deaths likely represent nonoccupational pulmonary talcosis caused by illicit inhalation or intravenous administration of talc-contaminated drugs (3,5-7).