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Humans have 1 in 14,000 chances of going extinct next year – more than getting struck by lightning

Humans have 1 in 14,000 chance of going extinct next year – more likely than an individual has of being struck by lightning, study finds Looked at fossils and archaeological data from artifacts 350,000 years old  Calculated that humans have a 1 in 14,000 chance of going extinct any give year  This is of natural events, but… Read More »

@This Is Our Lane 1 Year Anniversary: Dr. Joseph Sakran, Johns Hopkins Trauma Surgeon, Weighs In

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 06: Director of Emergency General Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in … [+] Baltimore Joseph Sakran (C) testifies before the the House Judiciary Committee with Kids Off the Block Chicago founder Diane Latiker (L) and Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Unit Commander Maj. Sabrina Tapp-Harper in the Rayburn House Office… Read More »

9,125 cups of coffee a year still good for you?

June 6, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or as @HealthNewsRevu. As crazy as our headline sounds, it is merely taking CNN’s headline, below, and spreading it out over a year. CNN quoted one of the researchers: The main message for people to take… Read More »

CMS to update hospital star ratings early next year despite blowback

UPDATE: August 19, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional information from CMS and America’s Essential Hospitals. Dive Brief: CMS will update the oft-maligned hospital star ratings in early 2020 using the current methodology as they work on refining a new one, the agency said Monday. The star ratings have come under fire from… Read More »

San Francisco saw 150 percent spike in fentanyl-related deaths last year, report says

The number of deaths from fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco jumped by nearly 150 percent last year, according to a report by the city’s public health department made public this week. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, 89 deaths in the city were attributed to fentanyl overdoses, up from 37 deaths in 2017. By comparison, 70 people died from prescription… Read More »