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  • Sheriff Dart Spreads Awareness of Opioid Crisis and Naloxone

    Sheriff Dart Spreads Awareness of Opioid Crisis and Naloxone Posted on January 17th, 2018 Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart launched an email helpline today to connect people to life-saving drug naloxone and released the second installment of the S…

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  • Driving While Impaired -- Drugs and Alcohol

    Source: https://www.ncadd.org/about-addiction/addiction-update/driving-while-impaired-alcohol-and-drugs FACT:   An estimated 32% of fatal car crashes involve an intoxicated driver or pedestrian. (NHTSA) FACT:   3,952 fatally injured drivers…

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  • Pizza, burgers and the like: A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism

    Source: Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD The global proliferation of overweight and obese people and people with type 2 diabetes is often associated with the consumption of saturated fats. Scientists at the German Diabetes Center (Deutsch…

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  • Native Americans Turning the Tide Against Diabetes

    January 31, 2017 By: Judy Sarasohn, HHS (Public Affairs) Summary:  The progress in reducing kidney failure among Native Americans has happened since the IHS began using team-based approaches to diabetes and kidney care. The tribal elder at Fort…

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