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Latest Ebola outbreak is now the worst, after West African epidemic…(Got Home From Work…Put up 3 Articles…Shut Me Down…LOL)

Latest Ebola outbreak is now the worst, after West African epidemic…(Got Home From Work…Put up 3 Articles…Shut Me Down…LOL) WHO says 426 people have been infected, with no end in sight. NBCNEWS.com Nov. 29, 2018 JOHANNESBURG — The World Health Organization says Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the…

YouGov Poll Reveals ‘Epidemic of Anti-Americanism’

YouGov Poll Reveals ‘Epidemic of Anti-Americanism’ A new YouGov poll has found that significant numbers of Americans hold extreme views on the country, with almost half of younger people saying they do not believe the US to be ‘great’ now or that it will ever be great in the future.    The poll, titl…Source: YouGov…

CDC Director says an epidemic like the Spanish flu outbreak of 1918 that killed 100MILLION is ‘very possible’ and the thought keeps him awake at night…(Telegraphing Their Punches!?)

CDC Director says an epidemic like the Spanish flu outbreak of 1918 that killed 100MILLION is ‘very possible’ and the thought keeps him awake at night…(Telegraphing Their Punches!?) Dr Robert Redfield urged the public to get a flu vaccination before season starts In 1918, 50 million people worldwide died in the Spanish flu pandemic Redfield…

The Staggering Numbers Behind America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Staggering Numbers Behind America’s Opioid Epidemic by Tyler DurdenZeroHedge.com Wed, 10/17/2018 Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, who are now more likely to die from a drug overdose than from car accidents or firearms. The United States has the dubious distinction of having the highest…

Infectious typhus, fueled by homeless, reaches epidemic levels in southern California

Infectious typhus, fueled by homeless, reaches epidemic levels in southern California Typhus, or typhus fever is an infectious disease spread by fleas. Symptoms can include high fever, headache, chills, and body aches, rashes and in some rare cases, meningitis and even death. KMI 640AM reports, Oct. 9, 2018, that health officials in Southern … Continue reading →Source:…

African swine fever epidemic hits Europe as thousands of pigs slaughtered

African swine fever epidemic hits Europe as thousands of pigs slaughtered AFRICAN swine fever has hit one of the largest pig farms in Europe. By Sam WebbDailyStar.co.uk 25th August 2018 he virus has contaminated a farm in Romania with more than 135,000 pigs. Health officials say water taken from the Danube river is behind the…

8 Deaths In 4 Days From Suspected Overdoses: Heroin Epidemic Rages On In Delaware

8 Deaths In 4 Days From Suspected Overdoses: Heroin Epidemic Rages On In Delaware NEW CASTLE (Aug. 14, 2018) – Eight people have died from suspected overdoses in a four-day span across the state causing Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker to alert the community to the wave of…

US-Backed Coalition Trying to Trigger Another Cholera Epidemic in Yemen

US-Backed Coalition Trying to Trigger Another Cholera Epidemic in Yemen The U.S.-supported Saudi-led coalition in Yemen carried out multiple airstrike attacks across Yemen on Friday, Islam’s holy day. Although the raids were not absent of casualties, today’s airstrikes appeared to target vital civilian infrastructure rather than human life. The continual attacks on water wells and…

Yemen ‘on brink of new cholera epidemic’, charity warns

Yemen ‘on brink of new cholera epidemic’, charity warns Thousands of people in Yemen could be affected by a new wave of deadly cholera in the coming weeks, an international charity says. In a press release on Thursday, UK-based Save the Children warned the hot summer months are ideal conditions for cholera to spread rapidly.…

Xanax Could Be Driving America’s Next Drug Epidemic: Top Psychiatrist Warns Addictive Anti-Anxiety Meds Are Being Dished out Like Opioids Were in the 90s – and Patients Are Struggling to Quit

Xanax Could Be Driving America’s Next Drug Epidemic: Top Psychiatrist Warns Addictive Anti-Anxiety Meds Are Being Dished out Like Opioids Were in the 90s – and Patients Are Struggling to Quit America is on track for an epidemic of addiction and overdoses from anti-anxiety medication, a top clinician warns. With the nation’s attention on prescription…

The Government’s Cure for the Opioid Epidemic May Be Worse Than the Disease

The Government’s Cure for the Opioid Epidemic May Be Worse Than the Disease Across the country, overdoses and crimes attributed to drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, and fentanyl are up. Heroin, once an exotic and expensive drug, is now widely available and reportedly as cheap as $5 a pop. Politicians, law enforcement, and the…

There’s a loneliness epidemic in America

There’s a loneliness epidemic in America Americans are a lonely lot, and young people bear the heaviest burden. Loneliness isn’t just a fleeting feeling, leaving us sad for a few hours to a few days. Research in recent years suggests that for many people, loneliness is more like a chronic ache, affecting their daily lives…

Robert Whitaker: America’s Prescription Drug Epidemic

Robert Whitaker: America’s Prescription Drug Epidemic This article was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com The United States has one of the highest rates in the world of prescription drug use, especially for the psychiatric and anti-anxiety drug classes: 1 in 6 Americans takes a psychiatric drug Over a 130,000 U.S. toddlers, children between…

Opioid Epidemic: Creating More Organ Donors – Veterans Today | News – Military Foreign Affairs – VA

Opioid Epidemic: Creating More Organ Donors – Veterans Today | News – Military Foreign Affairs – VA Health Editor’s Note: This is a scenario that I would hope that no one will have to face in life, but most of the time hope does not count for much when we are living life.  If you…

Don’t Believe the Media: School Shootings Are Not an Epidemic, They’re Decreasing

Don’t Believe the Media: School Shootings Are Not an Epidemic, They’re Decreasing (ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) — Media coverage following the school shooting at a Florida high school earlier this month appears to imply that these types of massacres are pervasive. As one New York Times headline put it, “A ‘Mass Shooting Generation’ Cries Out for Change.” “This is life for the…