Blinken: Gaza Civilian Deaths Outnumber Terrorists, Sparks Political Divide

Washington, DC – Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed the ongoing crisis in Gaza, stating that more civilians have been killed than terrorists. This statement comes amid growing tension and calls for accountability in the region. Blinken emphasized the importance of transparency and avoiding double standards in holding Israel accountable for its actions. The top Senate Democrat has also joined the chorus of lawmakers expressing concerns over the situation in Israel. With increasing scrutiny over …

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Alarming Spike in Alcohol-Related Deaths Across the U.S. Raises Urgent Concerns

Boston, Massachusetts – Alcohol abuse has become a significant public health concern in the United States, surpassing opioids as a leading cause of preventable deaths. Recent data shows a troubling trend of alcohol-related fatalities on the rise, with numbers doubling from 1999 to 2017 and reaching a peak during the Covid-19 pandemic years. Despite the attention often given to illicit substances, alcohol remains a pervasive and accessible issue affecting individuals across all socioeconomic backgrounds. A …

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Mission Hospital Faces Immediate Jeopardy After Patient Deaths and Lapses in Care

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services revealed concerning findings at Mission Hospital in 2022 and 2023. The report, obtained by Asheville Watchdog, detailed multiple instances of delayed and deficient care, some of which resulted in the deaths of at least three patients. The severity of the situation led to CMS placing the hospital in immediate jeopardy, the most serious sanction a hospital can face. The 384-page …

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Drug Overdose Deaths Shift from Injections to Smoking, CDC Study Finds as Fentanyl Deaths Surge

Atlanta, Georgia – A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed a concerning trend in drug overdose deaths in the United States. The study found that the percentage of overdose deaths related to smoking drugs has spiked, surpassing those related to injections. From 2020-22, the study reported a 73.7 percent increase in overdose deaths linked to smoking drugs, while injection-related deaths decreased by 29.1 percent. This shift in …

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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Recalled Dairy Products Results in 26 Illnesses and 2 Deaths

Atlanta, Georgia – A listeria outbreak in 11 states, resulting in 26 illnesses, 23 hospitalizations, and two deaths, has been linked to recalled dairy products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak has been associated with Rizo-L√≥pez Foods, which recalled sour cream, cheese, and yogurt under various brand names. The Food and Drug Administration stated that the outbreak has extended over several years and has been associated with queso fresco and …

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